Over time, we have all learned that the weather is surprising and even though we feel like we are ready, something always takes us out of our comfort zone. The cold season is the one that comes with the most challenges and may affect our house in different ways. The roof is the most exposed area, but by making certain preparations, we can prevent a lot of inconveniences, damage and additional expenses that come with them.
Colorado Springs roofing companies committed to 100% satisfaction tell us that that before the cold sets in, you should schedule a professional inspection of your roof and make the necessary repairs. See if you don’t have broken tiles or other damaged cover materials, which you need to replace immediately. Also analyze carefully the condition of the accessories, especially those in vulnerable areas of the roof (roof penetrations, valleys, attic windows, etc.). Not least, make sure that gutters and downspouts are free of leaves and debris, because they tend to accumulate quickly in autumn, causing blockages in the proper water drainage process.
Roof problems can worsen very quickly in winter, due to specific challenges (snow, ice, freezing temperatures) and you risk not only the loss of your indoor thermal comfort, but also very expensive repairs.
If repairs or even a roof replacement are necessary, these things should be done while the weather is still nice, to ensure your peace of mind that you are protected during the most difficult season.