Maintaining your roof
Maintaining your roof is essential to ensure that it lasts as long as possible and protects your home from the elements. Here are ten tips for maintaining your roof:
Debris such as leaves, branches, and pine needles can accumulate on your roof and block the flow of water. This can lead to water damage and the growth of mold and mildew. Make sure to clean your roof regularly to prevent these issues.
Look for signs of damage such as missing or damaged shingles, leaks, and rot. If you notice any problems, have them repaired as soon as possible to prevent further damage to your roof.
- Trim trees and branches
- Fix any leaks immediately
- Check your flashing
- Install gutter guards
Make sure that your attic has adequate ventilation to allow hot air to escape
Use Roof Rake
A roof rake is a tool that allows you to safely remove snow from the ground.
It's a good idea to have a professional conduct an annual inspection.