We all know that prevention is better than cure, and that’s the case with your roof too. Your roof needs to be ready for the cold winter weather. Not only will a good, strong roof protect your home from damp and leaks, but it will also help to keep the heat inside your home, so you can enjoy a warm winter in your home.
We have put together some top winter roof maintenance tips to help you.
- When your roof with ice and snow and there is a leak, it is nearly impossible to find. This is why we recommend that you call in an expert roofer in the run up so they can check your roof for you and make sure there aren’t any holes, cracks or damages that could expand during the winter.
- Cold weather can have serious effects on loose mortar and building materials. By checking your roof or have a professional roofer check your roof before winter comes you can make sure that there is no excessive movement in your roof or splits in expansion joints. If any are found they can be repaired for the cold and wet weather comes.
- Drainage problems can cause severe roof failure during the winter months. We would recommend that you ensure all drains and downpipes are cleared out in advance so when heavy rainfalls come, the drains and gutters allow the water to run freely. Water weight on a bad gutter system can cause damage to your property.
Scaling a high building can be dangerous, especially in windy or wet weather. If you have concerns that you may have a leaking or damaged roof we would recommend you can in the help of a professional roofer in Cambridgeshire.
Here at Alpha Roofing Services we have a team of experienced and fully trained roofers in Cambridgeshire that can check your roofing for you and make any required roofing repairs. Be safe and rest assured that you are in safe hands when you call Alpha Roofing Services. We are here to help you have a safe and warm winter.