It’s Spring, Inspect Your Roof

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Although the calendar says it’s spring, we have had an extended period of cold this year, along with a lot of wind!  Many homes we have observed are showing a lot of wear and tear.

This is a good time to inspect your roof.  Winter can cause damage as moisture seeps into cracks and crevices, freezes, and then expands, making the cracks larger.  A spring roof inspection allows you to catch any potential problems early before more damage is done to your property.

You can hire a roofing contractor to do the roof inspection, or you can do it yourself if you feel comfortable enough to do so safely.  Either way, a qualified roofer will be needed if you do have significant wear. Continue reading “It’s Spring, Inspect Your Roof”

Moss is Damaging Your Roof

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Moss and lichens are more than a cosmetic issue on many kinds of roofing materials – asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingle roofs, wood shake roofs. By holding moisture against the roof surface, moss speeds the wear of the asphalt shingle surface in freezing climates like Rochester by increasing frost damage to the mineral granule coating on the shingles. Continue reading “Moss is Damaging Your Roof”