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HOW TO PROPERLY CARE FOR YOUR ROOF TO MAKE IT LAST LONG


HOW TO PROPERLY CARE FOR YOUR ROOF TO MAKE IT LAST LONG

Your house is never complete without a roof. A house with a damaged roof is hardly habitable; this is why it is important to know how to properly care for and maintain your roof to improve its life span. You should always fix small issues before they escalate and gets worse. Doing this would ensure you don't get to spend extra costs on repairs.


HERE ARE STEPS TO TAKE TO ENSURE YOUR ROOF LASTS LONG:

  1. Regular inspection: When you inspect your roof regularly, it becomes easier to notice any small sign of damage or wear-and-tear in your roofing materials. You will get to discover cracks, patches or any sign of fractures in your roof before it becomes a major repair issue. Always check out for signs like rusts, algae growth and severed gutters. Inspect your shingles to ensure they are neither cracked nor deformed. Check out for signs of leakages, streaks or abnormal water lines in your attic and ceiling.

  2. Clean the gutters: Cleaning your roof's gutters would ensure that debris does not collect along its edges. When debris accumulates on your roof, it can affect your shingles by weakening them, causing them to yield to the pressure and snap off. Excessive debris also attracts moisture, and this can cause water damages.

  3. Make the minor repairs: Curbing your roof issues before they become major problems on your hands can help your roof last longer. Adopting a functioning maintenance culture and applying proper preventive measures can significantly influence the total cost you incur. Your roof maintenance routine can be performed at least twice a year to ensure that your roof is in good shape all year round.

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SOURCES:

https://www.permacoat.com.au/blog/roofing-safety-primary-hazards-damaged-roof#:~:text=A%20damaged%20roof%20can%20leave,soon%20as%20is%20practically%20possible.


https://www.mymove.com/roofing/guides/the-most-common-causes-of-roof-leaks/


https://innovativeroofing.net/the-hazards-of-roof-debris-and-the-benefits-of-maintenance/#:~:text=Excessive%20ponding%20can%20create%20a,building%20elements%2C%20and%20mold%20growth.

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