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Long-Term Solutions for Ice Dams [Infographic]

When the heat from the attic combines with the sun’s warmth, the snow, and ice on your roof melt that will eventually form ice dams. The meltwater that flows to the edge of the roof will begin to refreeze. As this process continues, the layer of the ice hanging will get thicker. This will eventually cause a “dam” that will grow as it is fed by the melting snow above it.

The ice dams hanging on your eaves will prevent water from draining off your roof, causing it gets backed up behind underneath the shingles and into your home. It can cause costly damage to your whole roof system, your attic, and even inside the walls of your home.

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Maintenance Tips for Your Residential Roof This Fall [Infographic]

As summer comes to a close and fall arrives, it’s that time of the year again when the weather becomes a little bit cooler, and the leaves start drying up. It’s the perfect time to change over your décor, switch over to your fall wardrobe, and take care of your seasonal home maintenance tasks.

When doing these tasks, it’s essential to not only pay attention to your outdoor space but also your roof. This means putting some roofing maintenance on your to-do list.

Roof maintenance is essential for this period for the protection of your family, your belongings, and your budget. It also ensures that your roof has the longest lifespan possible. Make sure that your home is prepared for the following months with these roofing maintenance tips for the fall season.

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