Well we finally got a big snow storm in the niagara area and although we often think more about driving conditions than about snow on our roof, your roof is one of the hardest hit features of your home when the weather turns nasty.
Even if you have a well maintained roof, you may experience problems after a particularly bad blast of snow so here are a few tips to make sure you stay on top of things.
The first thing you should do after a winter storm is to walk around your house and assess any potential damage areas. Next, remove snow from your roof, but only if it’s safe to do so and you possess the proper tools.
If you own a one-story home with a low-pitched roof, a snow rake is a great way to help you pull snow drifts off your roof. No matter how many precautions you take, you might notice a series of issues that you can’t address by yourself — that’s when it’s time to call the professionals.
When to Contact a Professional
If your home is more than one story high and you aren’t physically able to clear snow from your roof — or if you’ve noticed damage to your roof caused by a winter storm — it’s time to call a professional. Our team of experts at Class Eh! Roofing can help with both the cleanup and repair of your damaged roof.
We’ll also help you restore your roof to its full operational condition and make sure it stays protected against future winter storm threats.
Give us a call or shoot us an email today.
Or fill out the top portion of the Request Estimate tab on our website at www.classehroofing.ca
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Wayne Jeffreys is a native of Niagara-On-The-Lake and owner of Niagara based roofing company Class Eh Roofing!