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January 25, 2023

Your roof took the blunt force of the outdoor elements to keep your home safe. Over time, it's inevitable to have necessary repairs to upkeep your roof's integrity. The best way to check if your roof has any problem areas is by being proactive and having a professional roofing contractor perform an inspection. Continue reading for three reasons to get your roof inspected this month.

Winter Weather Is Rough

Roofs can take a beating from winter weather. Snow and ice can accumulate on your roof and cause damage from additional weight, ice dams, wind damage, and more. It's important to make sure that the winter weather has not impacted your roof so a rainy spring will not create more extensive damage.


As your roof gets older, it becomes more susceptible to damage. Your shingles may crack or fall off, which leaves other roofing materials susceptible to water damage. If your roof is over 10 years old, it's time to do routine inspections to check for damage.

Prepare For Rainy Spring

April showers bring May flowers. With the upcoming expected rain, it is extremely important that your shingles are intact to withstand the water. If any shingles are not properly sealed, the nails are too deep, have moved from their place, or have cracked, your roof decking is at risk of absorbing water. Water damage can quickly become extensive, leading to rot and mold, causing additional risk to your family.

Find Hidden Issues

After all, you cannot see your roof properly from the ground. There may be problem spots that lay hidden until someone can view them up close. A few hidden problems could be weathering, aging, leaks, debris, and moss growth. If these problems go unnoticed, they can lead to massive damage.

Your Own Safety

After a storm, you may want to go up on your roof to check if there was any damage. However, this can be extremely dangerous. Professional roofing contractors are trained to safely go on your roof with the proper equipment. Keep yourself safe by remaining in the ground and allow the professionals to safely check your roof for any damage or problems.

Your gutters are also an integral part of your roofing system that requires regular cleaning and maintenance. Learn more about cleaning and maintaining your gutters to prevent any water drainage issues with your roof.

Regular roof maintenance is key to prolonging the lifespan of your roof. A great start is by scheduling a roof inspection with ARAC Roof It Forward. We offer a free video roof inspection so we can show you the videos and pictures from the roof and recommend any necessary repairs. Our goal at Roof It Forward is to provide our community with high-quality roofing solutions to keep you and your family safe at home. Schedule your free video inspection today!


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