Have you done your roof maintenance?

by admin on January 22, 2013

Here are some tips of what needs to be done to insure no interior water leaks during spring. Call a professional to help with this task.

• Clean all debris from the surface of the roof. Debris has a tendency to hold water, and water will expedite roof deterioration,
especially if your roof is asphalt based such as a built-up roof or asphalt shingles.
• Check all flashings and make sure that they are not deteriorated and there are no holes in them.
• Dab some roof cement under any loose shingle tabs. One dab on either side should do.
• Replace any damaged shingles.
• Keep all gutters free of debris. Make sure that the downspouts are draining properly by water testing them.
• Trim back any overhanging tree branches.
• Check all caulking and sealants. Scrape and remove any caulking that is weather cracked and damaged.
• Check the mortar on chimneys and parapet walls, both in between the brick and on top. If it’s damaged or deteriorated, have it tuck-pointed.
Any mason can perform this work.

We have special programs to help with the maintenance of your most important investment your roof.

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