Spring’s Impact on Your Roof

With Spring slowly starting to roll in and the days are getting brighter and longer, the last thing homeowners want to worry about is their roof. Spring is a vital time for your roof’s health since it is recovering from winter conditions while dealing with spring rain and other related issues. Let’s talk about a few ways Spring can impact your roof: 

Temperature Change
Cold mornings and hotter afternoons can cause shifts in temperature on your roof. These fluctuations may cause roofing materials to expand and contract, potentially leading to wear and tear over time.

Heavy Rainfall
April showers may bring May flowers, but they can also bring challenges to your roof. Heavy rainfall during spring can expose existing vulnerabilities in your roofing system. Clogged gutters and drainage issues can lead to water pooling or even leaks.

Pollen and Allergens
As flowers bloom, they release pollen and other allergens into the air, which can settle on your roof. Besides affecting its appearance, these particles may cause problems with your ventilation. 

Tree Maintenance
Spring is a great time to trim any overhanging branches or limbs near your roof. Strong winds and storms can cause these branches to damage your roof or knock debris into it, potentially leading to problems down the line. 

Regular maintenance, inspections, and timely repairs can go a long way in making sure your roof remains reliable during changing seasons. We would be more than happy to help you every step of the way and handle taking care of your roof for you. Give us a call and visit our website to get started today!