With colder weather approaching, it’s becoming more and more evident that routine maintenance is critical for any home. Because of the change in season, sticks, leaves, and heavy rainfall will occur. Following this tragedy, snowstorms. But before we dive into winter, it’s important to take care of your home for the fall. What better way than to start on your roof? Here are a few ways you can get a jump start on maintenance and keeping your home in tip-top shape.

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Roofing

Hop on a ladder and inspect the roofing. With debris and rain coming down, it’s easy to have your shingles get damaged and cause leaks. Because of this, checking for telltale signs is a great way to reduce the risk of damage. In addition to preventing costly fixes, you’ll also have an opportunity to check your chimney, solar panels, abs anything else up there.

Gutters

As debris flies onto your roof, it can get lodged in your gutter. With the help of a friend, use the ladder and remove anything in your gutters that may be causing a blockage. In addition, make sure that they’re level, and not sagging or rusting away. If you’re experiencing a ton of bugs, nesting or clogs, it might be time for a permanent solution.

 

Before calling the job done, it might be a great idea to give your local Gutter Helmet installer a call. To keep your roofing and gutters clear all season, this is the tool you need. Not only will it prevent clogging, but optional helmet heat will prevent heavy icicles from forming when the winter hits. Backed with a lifetime warranty, there’s no reason not to consider one — think of all the time saved!

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