Now that spring is finally here, many homeowners are going around their homes and getting to work repairing any damage that might have occurred during the long winter months, and making sure their homes are ready for whatever the upcoming season might hold. There are a number of important features around your home that require attention, but one of the most important of these is going to be your home’s roof.
Here are three tips to get you going in the right direction for the seasons ahead...
Clean Out Your Gutters.
Once the snow and ice clears away enough for you to do so, one of the first things you are going to want to do is ensure that your gutters are properly cleaned out.
As soon as you are able, break out the ladder, or hire a professional and make sure any lingering debris is cleared out of your gutters, to ensure they are working properly when the spring rains finally start to come down.
Get Your Roof Cleaned
After it is safe to do so, you are going to want to ensure that your roof is completely cleaned off, whether you do it yourself or again have a professional come in and do so.
If your roof is still covered in debris that might have come down throughout the course of the fall or winter, now is the time to clean it off so that you can get a good idea of the condition of your roof underneath. Any lingering debris can not only make your roof that much more dangerous to navigate, but can also hide smaller issues when you are having your roof inspected for damage.
Get A Professional Inspection
One of the most important things you can do for your roof to ensure it is prepared for the coming spring is to have it professionally inspected.
Our team at Class Eh! Roofing are experienced professionals and would be happy to help you out if you'd like assistance with this.
From loose or damaged shingles, to rust, fungus, algae, or any areas where your roof might be sagging, our team will go over your roof thoroughly and give you a detailed report of any issues we find and what needs to be done about them.
CONTACT US HERE FOR A FREE ESTIMATE.
And now, enjoy the warmer months ahead!
Wayne Jeffreys is a native of Niagara-On-The-Lake and owner of Niagara based roofing company Class Eh Roofing!