Snow covered roofs can seem cozy and picturesque only in fairytale books because in real life if they are left unchecked can wreak havoc on the roof. When snow accumulates on the roof, the combination of freshly fallen snow and the melting and refreezing of snow can put a lot of stress on your roof. How to remove snow from the roof? There are several factors that determine the amount… Continue Reading
Why does moss grow on my roof and how can I avoid it?
You may have sometimes noticed a green and fuzzy layer slowly taking form on the edges of your roof shingles. These are moss growths that are not uncommon on tiled roofs and can even lead to severe damage if left unchecked. Apart from lending your roof an ugly and unkempt look, moss can also block your home’s drainage system, cause major structural damages, and other long-term issues. While you can… Continue Reading
Thinking of DIYing your new roof? Here is why you shouldn’t do it
The roof of your home is its main protection against the elements, bugs, and wildlife, hence it is important that you take utmost care of it. This often leads many homeowners to take things into their own hands and try out various DIYs on the roofs themselves. While there are certain small projects that you can take care of by yourself, the larger and more delicate ones are best left… Continue Reading
How can I stop roofing tiles from clogging the gutter system?
Your gutters can get blocked or clogged when anything falls in them and stays there causing them to stop draining properly. It leads to water overflowing from the sides of the gutter and falling near the area of your home’s foundation. Gutters are essentially placed in your home so as to ensure that the foundations are safeguarded from the damages caused by water. This is because the gutter system helps… Continue Reading
Why do roof punctures happen and how to prevent them?
Most roof leaks occur when there is a puncture in the roof membrane. No matter what type of roofing you have and irrespective of how many layers of asphalt roofing systems there are, it is susceptible to punctures. Once the weather starts to improve, you see more and more activity on the roof such as maintenance works, appliance repairs, and others. The increase in rooftop work also leads to the… Continue Reading