Spring is the Perfect Time for a Roof Inspection

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For many homeowners, springtime brings an eagerness to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. But it’s also important to look at the condition of your home, especially the roof. Winter storms and extreme weather can take a toll on your roof’s structural integrity. As the days become warmer and longer, now is a great time to assess any possible damage done over the winter months so you can stay ahead of any major problems.

Why You Should Inspect Your Roof Now 

When you inspect your roof, you should look for common signs of wear and tear or damage. Start by looking for missing or broken shingles that may have been dislodged during winter storms. 

If left unchecked, these broken shingles can lead to water seeping into your home and potentially causing serious structural damage such as rot or mold growth. Other areas to check include flashing around skylights and chimneys, which are prone to leaks due to their exposed nature. If you spot any cracks or gaps in either area, they should be repaired immediately before they cause more serious issues down the line. 

Climbing onto your roof can be dangerous if you don’t have experience with this type of work; in this case, it is best to enlist the help of a professional roofer who can provide an assessment of its condition from top to bottom. They will also be able to identify any potential weak spots that need additional reinforcement before the summer arrives and temperatures begin to rise.

Minor Repairs

Finally, if your home has experienced hail or other ice or snow damage over the winter months, it is important that you repair any resulting dents in order to protect yourself from further costly repairs down the road, as well as preserve your home’s overall resale value should you ever decide to sell it at some point in time. 

Again, while some minor repairs may be done yourself if skilled properly, enlisting a professional contractor is paramount because they possess the specialized knowledge needed for tackling repairs successfully without further damaging other parts of your roof structure due to your own lack of experience doing this kind of work.

While inspecting your own roof can be hazardous if done incorrectly (and certainly not recommended), calling in a professional contractor with expertise in this field will ensure that all necessary repairs are done safely and effectively – ensuring full protection for both you and your family plus safeguarding against future damages during upcoming seasonal changes throughout summer months ahead! 

Don’t wait until it’s too late; take action now!  By taking care of these concerns now rather than later, homeowners will be able to save money in the long run by avoiding bigger problems down the line caused by negligence or delay!

Contact Alfred’s Roofing To Get a Free Consultation

Look no further than Alfred’s Roofing for your spring roof inspection. Our team offers the industry’s best roofing services, with unbeatable customer service and friendly pricing.  We will help you pick the right asphalt roofing shingle for your roofing project.

Call Alfred’s Roofing in Battle Ground, WA, today at (360) 469-0145 to schedule a consultation.