Autumn has once again rapidly approached, it’s a good idea to take a thorough inspection of your roof. Fall can bring an array of unexpected weather in Michigan, because of this reason it is essential for you to evaluate your roof’s condition.
Inspecting your roof right now has many advantages. For starters, problems can be solved before they become worse. Secondly, you can comfortably calculate overall roof repair cost in time, meaning you won’t be facing unpleasant surprises. It’s no fun to repair leakage, insulation problems or other damages in the pouring rain. So, if you are concerned with your roof’s current state, give Ridgecon Construction a call, a professional roof repair company in Macomb!
Before you say “My roof is in great condition, I don’t need anybody to inspect it,” please, give the following blog a thorough read. We are going to cover some of the most common problems that could turn into a roofing nightmare. If you don’t act in time, of course.
Check for holes!
First of all, you should inspect your roof for any potential holes because leakage can do tremendous damage when the colder weather comes in. No one wants to see their furniture swimming for the gold medal, so making sure that your roof is in perfect shape is essential in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises.
No guests allowed!
Check for little critters and insects! During the hot summer, it’s only natural for these small animals to look for shelter on those hot summer days. However, they can cause serious damage if they are not taken care of during the fall. While insects are generally unpleasant for numerous reasons (not to mention the potential dangers of wasp or beehives), critters and rodents can cause an array of problems to your roof’s whole system. They can cause severe damage to your insulation system, and they can also chew any electric cables which are mounted near the roof or the attic. And let’s face it, having rodents around the house is never a good thing. Take care of the problem!
Check the insulation
That being said, you should also take a look at your insulation. If it’s faulty, you will have a lot of problems when it comes to keeping your home warm, and it will also become apparent on your utility bills.
Free up space above!
Take into account is the surroundings. Are there any trees near the roof? Are there branches overhanging it? While trees bring the advantage of additional shade in the summer, during heavy rain and other in climate weather conditions, those branches can break and land on your roof causing severe damage and a whole list of problems. Make sure to cut off any branches or to cut out any trees that can be dangerous in the fall or during the winter.
As you can see, there are a number of things you should be on the lookout for, when evaluating your roof before the stormy weather. To be on the safe side give us a call, we will give you our professional advice. With Ridgecon Construction, you will be able to avoid an unpleasant roofing surprise!