Is Your Roof Ready for Autumn?
The warmer seasons have past and we are quickly approaching the winter spell, now is the time to prepare for the changes in weather and the exposure of our roof.
If you want to make sure your roof is ready for whatever the wet and windy British weather may bring then follow our autumn roof checklist to make sure you are prepared.
When was the last time your gutters were cleared? As autumn leaves fall windy weather can cause blockages in drain pipes which can cause major issues.
Not the best way to spend your free time clearing the gutters however you can add covers to your gutters as you clean them so only the smallest leaves can land in your guttering.
Look at your roofline from ground level to see if there are any visible problems such as damp patches, leaks or cracks, if your loft is also easily accessible then take a torch and highlight any potential issues.
Clear Your Roof Vents
The more airflow going through your roof the better and you will less likely leaks or cracks will appear as you ventilate your attic. While on the roof check the vents for anything that may clog such as dust, debris or old animal nests.
Get A Quote
Climbing on your roof may simply just be a task that you are not comfortable doing. Health and safety is always priority number one so any doubts that you have reaching your gutters and roof then call the professionals. With years of experience your local roofing company will go up onto your roof providing a thorough inspection and prepare your roof before expensive issues occur. Getting this inspection complete in autumn gives you time to resolve the issue before winter hits.
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