Signs of a failing Roof If you’ve got a roof leak, then you’ve got a problem and we have the solution! Obvious or unforeseen, roof problems are always a pain and undoubtedly a significant expense. Here are some of the ways that water starts seeping into your home: Buckling Shingles These shingles have reached the end of their life! Rotting Roof from water damage Damaged flashing needing repair. Rotting fascia board from shingle deterioration. Rotting caused by flashing failure. Ice damming on the roof. Damage to Roof and Soffit from ice damming. Ice Dam.