Spring is an interesting time for most people around the globe, more so, for residents of Edmonton who mark the end of a prolonged and cold winter season. Be as it may, after many months of cold, ice and snow, thawing ice may expose damage to your roof. This is true especially if you’ve got a flat roof. Flat roofs are highly prone to damage from moisture and ice.
Have you spotted signs of a leaky roof? Albatross roofing, the leading Edmonton roofers, with their team of roof maintenance specialists provide timely and quality roof repairs. We recommend we have our team visit your premises to assess your roof regularly rather than waiting for issues to arise.
Protecting your Roof from and preventing Roof Leaks
Depending on your building type, be it residential or commercial, flat roofs require more maintenance compared to other kinds of roofing. Despite being considered less costly to construct as well as offer greater accessibility, flat roofs are prone to damage.
Here are ways to safeguard your roof in spring:
Remove Snow: Monitor your roof after thawing of snow. We recommend that no more than 17 inches of compact snow or 8 inches of ice should be left lying on your roof. The weight can lead to serious damage to your property and endanger your family. Melted snow leads to rotting of the roof. Likewise, too much snow traps water that percolates through weak points in the roof and into the inside of the building.
Clean your Roof: Thawed snow can disclose other debris left lying on your roof that can lead to degradation if left hanging around. If you spot dirt, moss, leaves or branches right after the snow begins to defrost, consult our roofers. Cleaning your roof may put you at risk, and you may perhaps damage the gutters and shingles in the process.
Hire Experts: Do you have a fear of heights but still desire to have your roof well-taken care for? Engage the best Edmonton roofers; Albatross roofing for repair works and seasonal maintenance.