Nokomis Roofing – Questions & Answers

 If a new roof is necessary, do I have any options?

Nokomis Roofing recommends a complete removal of the old roof system for homeowners replacing the roof of their homes. During the initial “tear-off” of the old roof, we will inspect the existing decking materials for dry rot and advise you on the work required to correct the problem.

 What is an ice dam?

Melting snow often refreezes on the roof’s overhang where the surface is cooler, forming an ice dam. Ice dams block proper drainage into the gutter and can cause water to backup underneath roofing components triggering wood rot of decking and rafters. Winter weather with snow, ice and water may clog downspouts and gutters, damaging them beyond repair or tearing them off the house