Roof Maintenance

Proper roof maintenance can help you maximize the life of your roof. Our 7 steps to maintaining your roofing can help you have a cleaner, safer roof that will minimize other problems such as leaks, pooling etc. Less visits by pricey roofing contractors always helps the home finances!

“Performing a regular inspection and doing yearly maintenance on your roof will help to keep it in its best condition. If you want to make sure that your roof lasts as long as possible, make sure that you do not wait until there are problems to take action.”

7 Steps For Roof Maintenance

1. Clear all of the debris off of the roof, and check for damage on your own.

2. Take extra care to remove soil and dirt off of the roof, to prevent plants from growing on your roof and destroying it with its roots.

3. Do a thorough check of all aspects of your roof surface, including damage to the membranes, open lap joints in the membrane, exposed felts, and drainage problems.


Roof Maintenance – Inspections

Performing a regular inspection and doing yearly maintenance on your roof will help to keep it in its best condition. If you want to make sure that your roof lasts as long as possible, make sure that you do not wait until there are problems to take action. You can stop many of the problems before they even start, just by doing an inspection and maintenance once a year.

4. Look for new penetrations to the roof from the installation of other equipment, including pipes, air conditioning units, and cable dishes.

5. Look at the flashings to check for open joints or deterioration. Don’t forget to check the flashings around equipment, roof ventilations, and skylights.

6. Check the joints for splits and tears.

7. Check all of your equipment and features of your roof to make sure that the seals are water-tight.