Roofing Companies Stop Roof Leak While a short summer rain is usually a blissful event, a roof leak would probably happen during long rainy weather and heavy rainstorm or in the wintertime. Unfortunately, this could turn into a major emergency. If any roof leaks get discovered, there are some things that you can do to stop it from getting worse and to minimize the damages until you get some help with the repairs. Leaking can be caused by clogged gutters, bad plumbing, pest infestation and broken cooling units, damaged drywall and ceiling tiles. So, the first thing that must be done to minimize the interior damage is to identify the source to prevent the water to leak inside the house. Sometimes it can be only one leaking source that spreads the water in multiple places, making the situation look worse than it is. But the truth is that water can travel very fast and if you don’t find the source of the leak damages can be caused elsewhere, without you knowing it. If the leak source can`t be identified, you should take a closer look in the attic and clear off all the standing water. Try to soak it up with absorbent material. A leaking roof happens because preventative maintenance on your roof has never been done and it is really difficult to stop the leaking during the rain, but soon as it stops, try to contact one of the Fayetteville roofing companies.