When you are getting a new roof there are many things you need to think about, including waste, debris, how long the process will take, and how it will affect your house. However, one thing that you may overlook is a nail pop. A nail pop occurs when the putty that covers a nail in your sheetrock is knocked out. This often happens when you are having a new roof installed. This is not the roofing company’s fault, but it does happen.
Roofing causes a lot of vibrations, and if your sheetrock was not installed properly or the nail was not covered properly, your nail may indeed pop.
Nail pops are caused by an imperfection between the drywall and the attachment. The average nail pop is the size of a quarter and either bulges out of falls in. The drywall has either moved and the nail stayed, or vice versa.
Nail pops are easy to fix. If you notice a nail pop after your roofing project, all you have to do is cover the nail with putty, smooth the area over, and then either paint or match the covering to the rest of the wall so the nail pop blends in. Nail pops can occur anywhere in the drywall but are most commonly near the ceiling and the floor.
If you have a nail pop after your new roof installation, it is important to have them fixed properly. Remember that a nail pop is not the roofer’s fault but rather a sign of poor home installation. Learn how you can get a free quote on your roofing services with Robbins Roofing.