What Does Residential Roof Winterizing Mean in East Texas?

The benefits of residential roof winterizing don’t end there though. A well-maintained roof saves you money on electricity, prevents roof leaks, and prevents ugly roof damage. Today, we’ll walk all of you East Texas homeowners through the roof winterization process so you can protect your property this winter season. 

Residential Roof Winterizing

Many homes are built with shingles that may have problems during the winter. High winds can cause lifting. Insufficient insulation can lead to ice damming. Clogged gutters can leave standing water on your roof that has nowhere to drain. Even if you don’t have a flat roof you still need to perform winter maintenance on your roof to prevent any problems from arising. Residential roof winterizing will protect your business for years to come.

Roof Inspection

We recommend that you keep performing a 360º inspection from the safety of the ground. If you see any problems are suspect that you might’ve missed something, give East Texas Roof Works in Tyler, Texas a call. Our team of roofers proudly serves Smith county and the surrounding areas. We’d be happy to inspect and winterize any residential building in the area to protect your property and investment. 

Once you call us out for a consultation, you can expect our roofing contractors to walk your roof and perform a thorough inspection. It’s important to leave this to the professionals though because walking around a roof is dangerous, but roofers are insured and trained in best safety practices. Roofing systems are also extremely delicate and one misstep could lead to expensive repairs. East Texas Roof Works can easily navigate your roof and inspect your building’s:

  • Chimney and chimney caps
  • Vent covers
  • Loose flashing and shingles
  • Gutters
  • Drainage system
  • Attachments (security devices, antennas, etc.)

If we find any problems, we’ll notify you right away, explain the issue, and develop a repair plan. Hopefully, we won’t find any existing issues and we can just take care of your roof maintenance and residential winterization. Some of the major services we provide to reduce the potential for damage include roof cleaning, roof drainage, secure equipment covers, and trimming overhanging branches. 

Roof Cleaning

Our residential roof cleanings include power washing, soft wash chemical removal, or basic debris removal. Regular roof cleaning keeps your roof looking fresh and prevents clogged drains and gutters. This is important because heavy gutters can pull away from the roof and cause roof damage. 

Roof Drainage

Residential buildings tend to have more complex drainage systems than residential properties. That makes drainage maintenance even more important because clogs and broken parts will be more expensive to fix and may have more serious ramifications. It’s best to have a local roofing company like East TX Roof Works check in on these roofing components after storms and during the fall time when leaves are falling. 

Trim Overhanging Branches

Another common reason for shingle damage and roof debris is overhanging branches. They can bump up against your roofing system or cause even more damage when they break off and crush your roof during a wind storm. 

East Texas Roof Works– Residential Roof Winterizing

Extend the life of your business’ residential roof! We have multiple locations across East Texas and we proudly serve businesses in Tyler, Palestine, Carthage, and the surrounding areas. Whenever you’re ready to protect your residential property and maximize your investment, our team of experienced roofing contractors can help. Just contact us and schedule your residential roofing services. We’ll send out a team and provide a completely transparent assessment of your roof. If you’re in good shape now, we’ll leave just leave you with our professional insights and advice and you can give us a call if you run into any roofing problems further down the road. 

We also offer residential roof maintenance services. Stay tuned for part two where we break down what that entails!

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