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Transitioning Your Roof from Winter to Spring

Residential Roofers Ann Arbor

Is the promise of spring getting you through the end of winter? 

Are you ready to kick-start your spring cleaning so you can enjoy the warmer weather? 

Your spring-cleaning activities should include the exterior of your home, too! 

Heavy winter snow and ice can be harsh on your roof. Monitoring your roof’s appearance between seasons can help diagnose issues before they get out of hand.

Here are a few things you can do to transition your roof from winter to spring seamlessly: 

Inspect Your Roof's Condition:

Before diving into any seasonal transition, a thorough roof inspection is essential. Michigan winters can be harsh, with heavy snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. Check for any signs of damage, like missing shingles, leaks, or weakened areas.

Clean Gutters and Downspouts:

Winter can leave debris and ice dams in your gutters and downspouts. Clearing these areas is necessary to ensure proper drainage during spring showers. Clogged gutters can lead to water backup, potentially causing damage to both the roof and the foundation of your home.

Trim Overhanging Branches:

Michigan's lush greenery can enhance your home's curb appeal, but overhanging branches can pose a threat to your roof. Trim any branches that are touching or hanging too close to your roof. This will prevent potential damage from falling branches and reduce the risk of leaves and debris accumulating on your roof.

Inspect Attic Ventilation:

Check for any signs of poor ventilation, including mold or mildew, and ensure that vents are unobstructed. Proper ventilation helps regulate temperature and humidity, preventing issues like ice dams and prolonging the life of your roof.

Residential Roofer Ann Arbor Transition Your Roof Between Seasons

Do you think your roof was damaged during a winter storm? 

If your roof is showing signs of damage, schedule an inspection with our residential roofers in Ann Arbor! Don’t let minor issues now develop into major repairs in the future. 

Contact our team at (734)429-0616 to get one box checked on your spring-cleaning list! 

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