Spring Cleaning Tips for your Roof

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Roof

Winter is over and better weather is finally here. As you begin your spring cleaning festivities, it is important not to overlook an often area of your property – the roof! Your roof protected you from the harsh winter weather but this time of year can be hard on this area of your property and without an inspection, it could be in need of repair. A minor roofing issue now could turn into a big, expensive problem later.  By following these tips, you can save yourself money, time, and stress.

Get a Roofing Inspection – It is important to find any problems with your roof before the summer heat causes any more damage. A professional inspection is the best way to ensure the safety of your roof and home. Contact LaFerney Commercial Roofing for a free estimate.

Clean out your gutters –  After a long winter, it’s almost guaranteed that your gutters need to be cleaned. Having functional gutters is crucial to your roof working optimally. Clear the gutters so water can flow unobstructed. Also, take notice for any wear and tear on your gutters. If the gutters appear rusted, sagging, or in way damaged, it may be time for new gutters.

Check the attic  – Many times we do see the damage to our roof from the outside. Inspect your attic ceiling for any signs of water damage. Even the smallest hint of a leaking roof should be inspected by a professional.

Examine the roof for loose shingles or debris – From the safety of the ground, look from any loose shingles on your roof.  Your roof should be clear of all debris as it could cause unwanted damage. For example, one single tree branch could scratch your shingles and remove any protective coating your roof may have. Pine needles and leaves can build up over time and cause extra weight on the roof.

Keeping your roof clean not only keeps your property looking nice, but it can also extend the lifetime of it. The little money you spend on repairs now can end up saving you a lot of money in the future. Your property is a major investment, protect it with a quality roof. If you have any roof maintenance questions, contact the professionals at LaFerney Commercial Roofing. In 1976, Don H. LaFerney of Kingsport launched his small roofing business. Built on the fundamental principles of integrity and expert craftsmanship, LaFerney Inc. grew.  This continued growth propelled the organization over the past 42-years to become a leader in commercial roofing. With the advances in technology, only the best survive. The long organizational history demonstrates the commitments to excellence in performance, education, safety, and customer satisfaction instilled in LaFerney Commercial Roofing. LaFerney is confident in its ability to find the right solution for your roofing needs. Visit our website or call us at  1-800-633-3119 for a free estimate.