With the recent winter weather, it’s a great idea to make sure that your Davidsonville shingle roof is in good condition to protect your home. Although asphalt shingles are very durable and long-lasting in all weather conditions, they still need some TLC to keep them functioning at their best. Read on for some simple maintenance guidelines to care for your Davidsonville shingle roof in winter.
Before you get into caring for your roof, it’s best to take a look for potential problems. You can check your roof for signs of damage, like broken or missing shingles and leaks. It is also possible that you might spot green or brown areas from algae that had grown during the warmer months. All of this will need to be addressed to help your roof weather the winter. If you aren’t sure what you’re looking for, then call a roofing contractor to conduct a thorough inspection for you.
If you have never had your roof cleaned, then there could be several issues lurking just out of sight. Fortunately, you have plenty of time now to protect your roof from moss and mold growth before the Spring. Asphalt shingles can be cleaned with bleach to prevent unwanted growth on your shingles, but cleaning it by yourself can be labor-intensive and dangerous, which is why it’s a good idea to contact a professional. Also, you can ask about adding zinc strips to the peaks of your roof. Over time, these strips release enough zinc to help discourage future moss growth.
The most common roof repair involves shingle replacement. When shingles break, fall off, or come unaligned, it creates an opportunity for water and the cold to get in. Depending on when your Davidsonville shingle roof was last installed, you might consider a full roof replacement instead of conducting several repairs. The benefit of professional shingle roof replacement is that you can ask to keep the leftover material to make it easier to have your roof repaired in the future.
Contact Blair Construction Today for Your Roofing Needs
If you are looking for professionals you can trust to remodel your kitchen, basement, or bathroom, contact Blair Construction. We have been serving our valued Maryland customers for almost thirty years and look forward to giving your home the care it needs for years to come. Contact us online or give us a call at (410) 729-0777 to get a free in-home estimate. To see examples of our work and get updates on what we are up to, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Houzz.