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3 Roofing Issues to Check This Winter

The New Year is here, and every homeowner wants to kick off 2018 on the right note! This is best accomplished by putting your safety first and paying special attention to the impact that winter has made on your roof.

If you’ve been putting off getting the roof maintenance that you needed in 2017, read on to learn three things you need to add to your new year’s checklist as soon as possible to help ensure that you and your family have the safest year ever!

 

  • Check for leaks. Between winter snowstorms and freezing rain, there’s no doubt that your roof takes a beating during winter. Head up to your attic, and look for leaks and puddles. This is usually a sign that your roofing material has been damaged and will need repair from a Camden County, NJ roofing contractor.
  • Look for missing tiles. If you’re like most homeowners, you probably have a roof that’s made up of asphalt tiles. While asphalt tiles are a sturdy option, they have a tendency to be blown off their hinges during winter blizzards, especially if your roof is more than 10 years old. On the next warm day, take a walk around your home and search for missing tiles. If you notice one, call our roofing repair company, as these holes can leave the interior of your home vulnerable.
  • Watch out for sagging. While you’re inspecting your roofing material, step back as far as possible and look at the overall shape of your roof. If you notice sagging, call for professional help immediately, this can mean you’re in immediate danger of a collapse.

Have you found a cause for concern in your siding? Don’t worry, our team at Alan Cherry’s Exteriors, a leading general contractor in Cherry Hill, NJ, is here to help you get the new year started right! Give our team a call today at 267-356-4422, and we’ll have a professional at your door for a free evaluation.