How To Winterize Your Roof

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So now that the fall season has finally come, we can count on the temperatures to continually drop and before we know it, winter will be here! So it is pertinent to get your roof prepped for the cold and snowy season that’s to come. Here are a few things that we recommend doing to help your roof avoid any issues.

Clean out guttersGutters that are blocked can potentially result in severe water damage to your siding, foundation, and other elements of your home. This is why you should make to have your gutters cleared so that melted snow or rain can adequately drain.

Inspection and maintenance – A thorough inspection will allow any types of issues to be addressed, whether it be something dealing with your shingles, flashings or anything else. Upon the inspection, our pros will be able to perform any necessary maintenance or repairs to ensure that your roofing system is  at its optimum capability.

Insulate attic – Adequate insulation and ventilation will help combat overall heat loss and the formation of ice dams.

Trim overhanging tree branches – Branches that have extra weight added to them tend to bend. So when the snow beings to weigh them down, they can cause issues with your roof. Best time to trim is during late fall.

So contact Ridgeline Roofing to schedule your inspection today. We want to make sure that your roof and your home makes it though winter without any problems. Call us at (207) 432-0810.