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Important tips to take better care of the roof of your house

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by HCS Exterior | July 16, 2022
Important Tips To Take Better Care Of The Roof Of Your House

The roof of your home is one of the most important things you need to take care of. Your peace of mind could be affected if you don’t take precautions to avoid future problems. Here are 4 important tips that will help you keep your roof in good condition.

1. Maintenance

While it is true, the roofing materials are made to last, that does not mean that they cannot be affected by the various weather conditions that threaten the areas where we live. That is why it is recommended to get a maintenance check every one to two years to avoid problems that may cause greater damage to your property.

2. Chimney

We recommend that you call a chimney specialist at least once a year to check your chimney. This is because the Chimney is one of the most important parts of your roof, and if you do not check or provide the appropriate maintenance to this you may experience the following issues: 

  • Creosote
  • Cracked bricks
  • Damaged mortar
  • Chimney obstructions
  • Bad/Missing chimney caps

3. Roof

If you are thinking about inspecting your roof on your own, you may be putting yourself in harm’s way if you do not follow the necessary safety protocols. Hire a reputable inspection service so they can tell you what condition your roof is in and what you need to fix or replace. Preferably, choose a company that has insurance and the correct license to provide you that service. This inspection can be done every six months.

4. Shingles

Shingles can fall off, or get damaged due to adverse weather conditions. This will cause moisture to enter your home and begin to damage the structure and if that happens, the repair cost will be greater. Perform an inspection every three to six months so that you can have your home in perfect condition.

Remember that it is advisable to remodel your home within the recommended time so that your home remains in optimal condition, that way your home is not devalued and you and your family can be comfortable with the house both inside and out.

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  • Rachel Frampton
    Rachel Frampton

    If I were to have a siding installed on my roof for extra protection, I would make sure to hire a reputable roofer. Anyhow, I also agree with you that it will be wiser to regularly check the roof for any damages. Thank you for sharing the importance of preventive maintenance.

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