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Winter Readiness

Preparing for the winter months can be challenging, here are some tips to help get your roof winter-ready.

Clean out your gutters- Clogged gutters are considered one of the top reason’s for basement water problems.

Clear off any roof Debris- Debris that hasn’t fallen into your gutters can build up moisture on your roof, which can cause rot or mold

Periodically check your roof for signs of damage- It’s important to make sure your roof is in good condition before the cold season. Inside, look for discoloration on your ceiling bubbling paint or signs of water. Outside, look for lifted or missing shingles for sloped roofs and for non-sloped roofs your looking for seam separations, protrusions in the membrane or flaking and peeling of the membrane.  


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Question: How do you know if your contractor is legitimate? 

Answer: There are too many companies out there that will take your money and run, be sure to do your homework before choosing a company. Check their license status with Maryland DLL, check their reviews and make sure your dealing with a well-established company.


Questions: Do I need to replace my roof if it starts leaking? 

Answer: There are several factors that goes into the answer, if your roof is less than 10 years old and has not been subject to extensive water damage than a leak can be repaired and would be in your best interest. If, however your dealing with an older roof a repair may not be in your best interest. Let a qualified roofer inspect your roof and give you a professional opinion. Check out this article from Home Advisor, How to Find & Fix a leaking roof.


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