How to Prep Your Roof for the Fall
Don't wait until the first snowfall to get these tasks done! Keep that roof in tip-top shape by running through this quick list.
Regularly check for falling debris
Even if the leaves are only just starting to turn, you should still check your roof for any falling debris. Twigs, leaves or the occasional missing Frisbee should be removed from the roof. Keeping up with the roof is an important part of maintaining the health of your house.
Clean the gutters
The gutters tend to grab quite a bit of that fallen debris—especially when it rains. You can easily clean out the gutter by using a spatula to scoop out the leaves. Spatulas can also help to wipe off any of the grime sticking to those gutters. You can also clean out the downspout by using a plumber’s snake.
Add a gutter guard
After cleaning out your gutter, you should consider installing a gutter guard to block future debris. This can be especially helpful in the winter where snow can block and weigh down the gutters.
Check for leaks
Even if your attic has been properly insulated, you should take some time this fall to check for leaks. Not catching those leaks can result in damage during the winter, which means having to fix those leaks during the colder months.
Again, you do not want to deal with repairing that roof during the winter. Take some time on one of these warmer fall days to fix up what needs fixing.
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