Is it Time for a Roof Inspection? The answer is YES!

Fall roof inspections are a great way to prepare for winter.

With fall in full swing and winter right around the corner, now is an important time for home owners to ensure that their roofing system will withstand the upcoming weather. Heavy snow loads and ice buildup can cause significant roof problems, making fall an essential time to have a residential roof inspection.

The following is a list of specific issues that are common due to the seasonal changes:

DRAIN BLOCKAGES:

Debris such as fallen leaves and branches can create real problems. Leaves and debris often clog gutters, downspouts, and roof drains, leaving stagnant water idle before the frozen temperatures lock the debris in place and completely clog drainage systems in the winter. The longer the water stays on the roof the more likely it is to penetrate the roof system. Ensuring these drains & systems are regularly cleaned and debris removed is vital.

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE:

Without a proper roof inspection in the fall, your roof may be susceptible to major damage during the winter months. Ultimately conducting a fall roof inspection will save you time and money in the long run. If roof problems are neglected in the fall, the cold months can bring about many major issues. If you’re still uncertain whether or not your roof system needs replaced prior to the winter months, contact us and we can have one of our roof technicians conduct a full roof inspection.