Hurricane Season Is Quickly Approaching, Is Your Central Florida Roof Ready?
May 2, 2017
Don’t wait to fix a damage with your Central Florida roof, take the time to inspect it today.
Where has the time gone? It is already May and summer is almost here which means...hurricane season! Although the official season doesn't start until June 1st, it is always good to get your homes ready when the time comes, you won't have to worry. When homeowners think about getting your roof ready, their Central Florida roof is not the first thing that comes to mind. It’s probably the last thing to get a little care.
However, you shouldn’t wait to fix any damage on your Central Florida roof, take the time to inspect it today.
Roof Tie Downs
You may not need to install tie downs to your Central Florida roof now, but it is a good idea to take a look at the different kinds of tie downs offered. These tie downs are also known as “hurricane straps” helps bolster your roof in high winds and severe storms. Call us for any questions regarding your roof type and if a roof tie-down is recommended for you.
Trim Back Trees
This does not necessarily pertain to your actual roof, but it can if you live in an area surrounded by trees. You want to make sure that you trim your trees every so often so that there are not any branches falling on your roof. Fallen leaves and branches can damage your roof by clogging your gutters, not allowing water to properly flow out of the roof. If leaves are not taken out from the roof for long periods of time, it can also create mold and mildew to grow on your Central Florida roof.
Fix Loose Shingles
Your Central Florida roof should be in great shape even before a hurricane. If you see any missing or loose shingles replace them or nail down and caulk any loose shingles in place. If you do not take care of this problem, there will be a high chance that your roof can be susceptible to a leak. We are able to come out and inspect your roof and replace any shingles to make sure your roof is sturdy enough to withstand a storm.
At Over The Top Roofers, we are able to professionally inspect your Central Florida roof. Our goal is to help you maintain a healthy roof before you would need emergency roof repair. We have several services offered tailored to your roof needs. Give us a call we provide free estimates!
We are in the Roofing Business because we know what a quality roof looks like. Call us today to make sure your roof is hurricane ready!