As the winter weather is giving way to the warmth of spring, it is time for you to take stock of how the exterior of your home fared through the winter. As soon as the last ice has melted, it will be time for you to get out there to look for any needed roof repairs and to handle some maintenance tasks to make sure you are ready for the challenges that come with spring weather. Let the following tasks be on your checklist.
Clean Out the Gutters
This might not seem like it pertains to roof repair, but it really does. Through the winter, your gutters likely got filled with lots of debris and chunks of dirt and ice. When the gutters are clogged, it makes them inefficient at running water from the roof to the ground. This can result in standing water being left on the roof, which can lead to all sorts of problems. (more…)
When you need repairs done on your roof, the severity of the problem, and sometimes the problem itself, are not entirely clear. You might know that your roof is leaking but you might not be as clear on whether it needs a total replacement or if it’s a minor problem. This is one reason why we at KTM Roofing Company feel it is important to work with a licensed roofing contractor. Here are 5 benefits of hiring
roofers when you need roof repair.
Sometimes what you really need from a roofing company is just some professional advice about what you should do in your particular situation. They can help you figure out what you need to do in the future to prevent the problem from coming up again. (more…)