Dealing with your roof may be a rather troublesome task. Some of us may ignore the situation altogether so we don’t have to even think about it. However, maintenance is key when taking care of your roof, if you do not tackle the situation first-hand, your roofing troubles can increase. If you follow these two simple Winter Garden roofing tips, you will be taking care of your roof without any “hard work” involved.
Roofing Tip 1: Roof Inspection
Inspecting your roof twice per year can prevent any serious damage from going unnoticed thus preventing any costly damages. Here are items to look out for:
Curled or missing shingles
Signs of fungus or algae
Check if the decwood is decayed
Water leak from the roof
Look at vents and lead pipes sticking out of the roof to make sure they are sealed.
Roofing Tip 2: Clean Up
Clean up any any leaves or debris you may see on the roof. These things can damage shingles, clog the gutters or cause algae. This roofing tip is essential If your house is under a tree. You need to trim the branches to prevent any damages that it may cause. If you see excess water on your roof remove it to prevent damage. Last but not least, clear the drain for proper water flow, this is necessary in the summer, especially in Florida.
By following these two Winter Garden roofing tips and the simple steps, you will be preventing any future damage to your roof. At Over The Top Roofers we offer a maintenance package! We inspect the roof every six months to ensure that there are no missing shingles, that all vents are sealed properly, and there's no soft spots. The advantage of this package is to extend the life of the shingles on your roof. Call us now for a free estimate, any roofing need you have we can fix!