4 Ways to StormProof Your Roof

By Stacy Mellete

Whether it’s storm season or not, your roof must remain damage-free to keep your home safe, dry and cozy all year round. What can you do to preserve your roof’s health? Similar to other components of your home, your roofing system needs maintenance to withstand torrential rainfalls, strong blows of wind and hail impact.

Affordable Roofing Systems, your residential roofing company in the area, lists four ways to make your roof stormproof.

4 Ways to StormProof Your Roof

1. Roof Evaluation

Many people tend to ignore roof damage, thinking whatever effects it may have is negligible. Even the smallest holes, dents and abrasions, however, pose risks to your roof’s structural integrity. To detect any roofing problems, work with a reliable roofer to assess your roofing system’s condition.

2. Roof Maintenance

It’s not enough to rely on a high-quality roofing system for your home’s weather protection. To maximize its benefits, schedule an inspection of your roof at least twice a year, ideally during the fall and the spring. The moderate weather condition during these seasons makes repairs or installation easier for your roofers.

3. Roof Repair

Prioritize roof repairs to keep your roof in good condition. Delaying this activity won’t do any good to your roofing system, so it’s best to address roofing issues right away. Work with a reliable roofer instead of entrusting your roof repair to amateurs. This way, you won’t have to worry about botched repairs that can only hasten the decay of your roofing system.

4. Roof Replacement

Even with maintenance, repair programs or storm damage restoration, your roof may still need a replacement, especially if it has exceeded its expected service life. Get in touch with your local contractor to help you choose the perfect roofing material that suits your location’s weather.

Count on Affordable Roofing Systems for your residential and commercial roofing needs. Call us today at (813) 542-8462 or fill out our online form to learn more about our products and services. We serve residents of Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL.

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