Winter is just a few short weeks away. Soon the clear skies and warm and sunny days will be replaced by seasonal rain, winds and storms. The roof of your home has an important role to play all year around, but especially during winter. For this reason, it’s essential to have a regular roof inspection by a roofing specialist. A professional roof inspection will identify and repair any roof damage, giving you peace of mind your roof is winter ready.
Read on to learn 5 ways to ensure your roof is winter ready including:
- Have Broken Roof Tiles Replaced
- Inspect and Repair Metal Roofing
- Clean and Repair Gutters
- Inspect Ceilings for Water Marks
- Trim Tree Branches
Have Broken Roof Tiles Replaced
A tiled roof can have cracked or damaged tiles that home-owners are not aware of or are not visible from the ground. If broken roof tiles are not repaired or replaced, they can lead to extensive and costly roof repairs once winter’s rainfall arrives.
Inspect and Repair Metal Roofing
While a metal roof is popular and well known for its durability, it should still be inspected by a professional regularly for damage. A thorough yearly inspection of a metal roof can identify issues such as leaks, corrosion, punctures and tears.
Clean and Repair Gutters
The gutters on your home are vital when winter arrives. When functioning correctly, gutters stop water from entering your home however gutters not functioning correctly can cause serious water damage to your ceiling and homes internal structures. Gutters should be cleaned of leaves, sand and debris and any sagging, peeling, cracks and rust repaired.
Inspect Ceilings for Water Marks
There are numerous reasons water marks can appear on ceilings within your home, but if they appear after rainfall then a roof problem is the likely cause. Water marks appear as brown markings on your ceiling. Inspect the ceilings in your home for these before winter arrives and have a professional investigate and repair their cause.
Trim Tree Branches
Tree branches can overhang close to your roof. It’s important to have these trimmed before winter arrives to help reduce the risk of tree branches falling and damaging your home or being a safety hazard to you or your family.
RoofWest Roof Restorations can Ensure your Roof is Ready for Winter in Bunbury and the South West
A yearly roof inspection is something best left to Tom and the team of professionals at RoofWest Roof Restorations. The team at RoofWest Roof Restorations have the knowledge, experience and correct equipment to ensure everyone’s safety and well-being.
With over 35 year’s experience, RoofWest Roof Restoration will ensure your homes roof in Bunbury and the South West is winter ready.
For an obligation FREE quote and expertise advice, call Tom and team on 9795 9990 today.