Finally the snow has melted and you can enjoy the warmer weather. However, have you taken a look at your roof? Snow and ice can seriously damage the shingles on your roof. If you notice raised edges on the shingles, you may need to decide between an asphalt shingle repair or shingle replacement.
There’s no doubt that icicles can be gorgeous to look at, with their shimmering, glassy formations. Unfortunately, that natural beauty can also lead to serious gutter and roof damage. Why do they form in the first place? And, are they really that dangerous?
Even though we’re approaching the end of January, we’re still in the throes of winter, which means you need to be prepared to protect your home and roof from possible snow and ice damage. The weight from snow and ice buildup can be extremely dangerous to your roof and without taking the proper steps to alleviate the pressure on your roof system, you could find yourself dealing with a dangerous and expensive situation.
When you’re in the market for a new roof, whether it be to upgrade your current roof or install one a new build, you want to understand what to look for. Installing a roof requires more than just shingles. A roofing system is made up of many components including substructure, shingles, soffits, fascia, and ventilation. Learning what each component does can help you better understand what to look for in a new roof.
While winter brings with it the typical wear and tear on your roof and home, one danger to keep an eye out for are ice dams. Ice dams can cause serious damage to your roof and gutter system, as well as your wallet! Repairs to a damaged roof structure don’t come cheap. To make sure you’re prepared to call in help at the first signs of an ice dam here’s what you need to know.
The onset of winter can bring with it the onset of potential problems for your roof and gutter system. To help you keep up with necessary maintenance and stay informed about the dangers that winter can bring, we’ve found 5 great articles chock-full of useful information.
In many parts of the country winter is in full swing, which means you need to be prepared to protect your home and roof from possible snow and ice damage. Snow and ice buildup can be extremely dangerous to your roof and without taking the proper steps to alleviate the weight on your roof system, it could suffer from serious damage.
It is crucial that your gutter system is properly functioning, especially this time of year. The best way to make sure that your gutter system is effective is to take preventative steps to avoid potential problems. However, if you don’t take any prevention measures, like keeping up annual maintenance, then you may experience a water nightmare. Here are 5 signs that your gutter system could be failing.