Regular maintenance can help prolong the life of your roofing system. However, climbing up the roof can be a dangerous task for people without proper training and tools. This is why you should leave the job to experienced contractors.
Trusted roofing and siding contractors share simple things you can do to take care of your roof.
Don’t allow branches to hang too closely above your roof and make sure to trim them when necessary. A buildup of fallen leaves on the roof will allow moisture to stay on the roof and cause moisture-related issues. Over time, this will lead to a weaker roofing system.
When a storm hits your area, you can inspect your roof from the ground while waiting for your roofer. Check your roof for areas where there may be loose or missing shingles. Indoors, see if your attic has signs of leaks, such as dark spots on the walls and ceilings as well as rot. You should inspect your roof even after a storm hits your area. Quickly addressing repairs can delay the need for a roof replacement.
While a satellite dish or antenna can give you more stuff to watch on your TV, the installation of these components may harm your roof. It’s the same for solar panels, which should be attached carefully to prevent significant damage. Make sure to hire a skilled installer when it comes to the fixtures added to your roof.
At Certified Home Improvement, our experienced team is here to assist with all your residential roofing needs. You can also count on us for your roof repair, siding replacement, and gutter installation. Call us at (734) 522-1601 or fill out our contact form to get a free estimate. We serve clients in Garden City, MI.