Easy Maintenance Tips for Autumn

Believe it or not, Fall’s on its way!

Changes in season are always a good time to think about how to maintain your roof.

Luckily, none of these maintenance tips take very much time or are very complicated. With a spare hour or two on a weekend, you could prevent costly roof repair or even replacement!

Not sure if your roof is ready for Fall? Or Michigan Winter?

Keep reading for some easy tips from the experts on roof repair in Ann Arbor: Roofman USA!

Inspect Flashing and Sealing. Flashing and sealing are your first line of defense against water. Leaks, if left unrepaired, can slowly cause serious damage. Luckily, this is easily avoided. Look for loosened flashing and any sealant that may be cracking or peeling.

Trim Back Branches. This is one of the easiest ways to prevent damage to your roof. Falling tree branches are a major cause of roof damage. If you have large trees very close to your home, you may even want to consider removing the tree entirely. Fewer trees near your roof means it’s safer and easier to keep clean. Additionally, other potential damage to your roof from ice storms, high winds, or electrical storms are all lessened when your trees are trimmed back!

Inspect Your Attic. Your roof maintenance should include an inspection of your attic at least once a year. Cooler temperatures can lead to moisture and condensation. If your attic isn’t properly ventilated, this can mean growth of mold and mildew! Additionally, your attic is often the first place you notice leaks. Look for tell-tale signs, such as discoloration and dampness. Be especially attentive around joints, seams, and vents. A simple, quick inspection can save you loads in the long run!

These simple tips can really make the difference in the long run.

Did you discover a leak in your attic? Notice some roof damage from that storm last summer? Roofman USA is the leading contractor for roof repair in Ann Arbor!

Did we mention Roofman USA roofs come with a lifetime guarantee?

As the seasons change and you prepare for winter, keep Roofman USA in mind for all your maintenance and roof repair needs in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and all SE Michigan. Contact us today!

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