Don’t let those April showers leave you with roof damage!
Spring is finally here, and the rain has already started falling in Houston. Although the rain is great for making the flowers blossom, too much of it can end up damaging your roof. Luckily, there are many things you can do to protect your roof from the rain, and the expert roofers at Space City Roofing are here to help. The following is a list of tips to protect your roof from the rain:
#1. Fix any leaks you may have.
When there is lots of rain around, your first priority is to fix any leaks that may exist in your roof. One easy way to check for obvious leaks is to look for water spots on your ceiling.
#2. Clean out the downspouts and gutters.
Water has to exit your roof somehow, and if your downspouts and gutters are clogged, the water will just sit on your roof, and this can lead to leaks. Clean out your gutters and downspouts, and it’s also a good idea to trim any trees close by to reduce the leaves and debris that can clog them.
#3. Inspect the roof flashing.
Flashing helps to seal off areas that are prone to leaks, such as in roof valleys and around the chimney. Your flashing should regularly be inspected for damage. If the flashing is loose, you need to get it resealed, and if it has corroded, it needs to be replaced.
Whether you are looking to prevent damage or correct existing damage, our roofers in Houston have you covered. Contact us today to get started.