Your roof is your home’s primary line of defense against the elements. A damaged roof cannot reliably protect your home from bad weather, putting you and your family at risk. That’s why it’s important to ensure your roof is in prime condition at all times.
In this post, the roofing and gutter installation experts from Affordable Roof Care discuss four things you can do to keep your roof in top condition throughout the year.
Trim Trees – If your property has trees with overgrown limbs, then you should have a professional trim them. This is because strong winds and storms can easily cause these overgrown branches to break off and fall on your roof, causing damage.
Regular Inspections – Inspections are the best way to determine if your roofing system has any type of damage that can’t be seen from the ground. You should have your roof inspected twice a year as well as after any severe weather hits your area.
Call a Professional – Conducting DIY cleaning or repairs on your roofing system is risky; you could inadvertently cause damage to your roof or, worse, injure yourself. Walking on your roof can damage your shingles and other parts of the system, so make sure to always turn to a professional like the metal roofing experts of Affordable Roofing Systems for these types of home maintenance jobs.
Clean Your Gutters – Poorly maintained gutters can affect your roofing system. Clogged gutters and downspouts can prevent water runoff from properly draining, which can cause it to pool on your roofing system and cause leaks and moisture damage. Always remove excess debris from your gutters to prevent clogging problems.
Turn to Affordable Roof Care for your home improvement needs. We are your number one provider of roofing and power washing services. Give us a call at (360) 639-4339 or fill out our contact form for a no obligation quote. We serve homeowners in Gig Harbor, Bremerton, Poulsbo and nearby areas in WA.