You know winter can a toll on your roof – but what about summer? Heat, summer storms, and other potential damage can all wreak havoc on your roof. Protect it with these tips!
Look out for sings of a sun-damaged roof. The best thing to look for is warped, faded, chipped, or obvious signs of deformity to your roof and siding materials. These signs might not be obvious, so it’s a good idea to have regular roof inspections before and after the heaviest weather season if you’re not sure what to look for.
You can invest in a coating for your roof to reflect the rays off it. Try to select a coating that has a high emissivity and reflectivity rate. This coating type will help to draw the heat of the sun away from the structure and reduce the overall surface temperature.
The heat of summer isn’t exempt from rain! A sun damaged roof is especially susceptible to leaks from rain, so get it inspected and fix problems as soon as you discover them.
Severe weather in the summer could cause instant damage to your roof and home. Try these tips to protect yourself: