It may only be the beginning of November, but all New Englanders know that winter can arrive without warning. And the last thing you want to happen is to be caught unprepared for the first heavy snowfall. It’s important to keep up with home maintenance so that your house is ready for the extreme weather that we can experience in the winter. Keeping up with your roof maintenance is especially important. Whether you prefer to do the work yourself or call in a roofing company, there is some basic roof maintenance you should do to ensure you’re ready for winter weather.
Trim Your Trees
Check for Leaks
Clean Your Gutters
If you haven’t already cleaned your gutters this fall, get out there before it’s too late! Clogged gutters can freeze and cause ice dams, which leads to a whole bunch of problems. Your gutters can crack or break and ice can also dislodge shingles. Cleaning your gutters may be a pain, but you’ll thank yourself when you make it through the winter without any ice damage.