Q's Daily DIY Green Tips: Roof Leak Check

If you've noticed some blown shingles on your roof, you might have a bit of a roof leak on your hands.  Water damage left unaddressed can lead to indoor air quality issues that ought to be addressed, but there is also the chance that you are it is increasing the rate of energy loss in your home as well.  When wet and laying on a flat surface, most batt and blown insulations will compress and lose R-Value.  If you think you have a leak, check exposed joists for water marks and insulation for dampness.  If it is moisture you find it is best to contact a professional to rectify both the cause and the result.  As a general rule, it is always best to address these issues early.

P Quentin Unsworth