Stick With These Useful Roof Maintenance Habits This Year

As a locally trusted GAF Master Elite roofer, 9Hammers knows what’s best for you when it comes to home improvement. And with the new year just rolling in, winter will be ending soon, which means preparations for spring must be made. Of course, you’re likely wondering what you can do more to keep your home in its best condition, so you can start by keeping your roof in good shape all year round.

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Here are the roof maintenance habits you should keep in mind:

Have Your Roof Inspected Regularly


One of the most important factors in the ownership of any home is to make sure that the roof is inspected regularly. You can take a look at the roof from the ground and check for any damage to the roof, such as broken shingles or missing tiles. However, there will always be some damage that might not be visible to someone who doesn’t have experience in the field. This is why having an inspection performed by a trained professional is important, and it should be done on a regular basis.

Keep Your Roof Clean

Your roofing system protects your home from the weather, so it shouldn’t always collect fallen leaves and small branches. Make sure to trim overhanging branches away from your roof to prevent damage. You can also clean your gutters and downspouts of leaves and other debris every other season to ensure proper drainage.

By keeping your roof clean, you can be sure that it will keep your home safe and secure for years to come. If you don’t wish to clean your roof yourself, you can always call in a trusted roofing contractor to get the job done. Always rely on the roofing professionals for assistance.

Always Repair Minor Roof Issues

This new year, we recommend addressing your roof repairs as early as possible, even if they’re relatively minor. Some of the most common signs of roof damage include damaged flashing and missing shingles. Putting off the needed roof repairs will only lead to more costly repairs later on, so make sure to address these problems as early as possible. 

Whether you’re looking for a reliable roofing contractor, or you need new siding, windows, doors, or a new deck make sure to hire 9Hammers to get the job done! For more information, contact us now at (540) 308-8440 or fill out our convenient online contact form.