The winter weather can bring severe damage to our own homes and businesses, especially here in the Tri-Cities and the Yakima Valley of South-Central Washington with our high winds in the cold and snowy months. For home and business owners, it’s crucial to make sure we stay on top of maintaining a safe home and commercial property.
Our roofs are something that need to be attended to, especially in the winter. Winter storms can easily lift loose shingles and other protective materials and cause incredible damage to a roof in an instant at the most vulnerable time of the year, so it’s important to be prepared.
1 – Remove Any and All Dead Trees/Branches
If we have dead or dying trees close to our house or business, it’s essential to have this vegetation removed from the property. A heavy winter storm can rip through our area during the dead of winter and break branches off the trees-or tear trees down entirely- to have them potentially fall on our roofs. The best time to make sure we have no dead or dying trees near our home or commercial property is before the arrival of severe winter storms.
2 – Roof Inspections & Repairs
It’s imperative to check on our roofs before the destructive winter weather rolls in. We need to look for any missing shingles or any sagging members of the roofing system. Doors and windows of the house are also important to check. If any doors or windows are more difficult to open and close, this could be a sign of roof sagging or damage. Some roof damage can even be unseen or unnoticed by home and business building owners.
Some Common Unseen or Unnoticed Signs of Roof Damage Which Can Lead to Even More Winter Destruction:
- Roof Leaks
- Missing Shingles
- Broken Flashing
- Leaking and/or Broken Seals on Skylights
The most important thing we can do to prevent any damage from happening to our roofs in the winter months is to hire a professional roofing company to inspect the roof, give solutions for fixes, make repairs, and/or replace the roofing system if necessary. At A Quality Roof Now, they make sure you get the best roofing services to ensure your home’s or business property’s safety and that of you, your family, and/or customers and employees during the winter season and many more seasons to come.
Looking to make sure your roof is ready and protected through the winter season? Get a Free Storm Damage Assessment from A Quality Roof Now.
Call A Quality Roof Now at 509-439-1783 today!