Spring is a great time to rebuild what winter may have damaged. While folks are usually focused on lookning down at the spring flowers, here at Sprague Construction we’re looking up at your roof! High winds, hailstorms, thunderstorms and even heavy snow can lead to damage to your roof. Are you suffering from the after effects of a spring storm? Roofs are highly susceptible to the extremes that spring can bring.
Roof damage usually begins with some type of weather event. Harsh winters and spring storms can really do a number on your roof. Loose roofing shingles are not the only type of damage that can occur when bad weather happens. Consequently, changes in the weather can wreak havoc on your roof especially if there was prior damage. Don’t let this spring be a burden to you and your roof. If you know what to look for you can prevent further damage to your already potentially fragile roof. Be sure to learn about the warning signs that your roof is already damaged.
Here are some of the most common types of roof damage makers.
Leaks are your roof’s worst enemy. When you spot them on your ceiling, you should immediately call your trusted roofing contractor. That said, the first rule of thumb is to not sit idle until your roofer arrives, because there are several things you can do to achieve a temporary fix to keep the leak from worsening while you wait.