We know what you’re thinking… it’s Summer, you want to be out having fun, not doing maintenance work on your roof. These Summer roof maintenance tips will take only a couple hours, but the time spent is well worth it because it could save you from costly roof repairs down the road...
To ensure your safety, all of these Summer roof care tasks are preformed from the ground. If there is a need to go up on your roof, we recommend you contact us to perform the roof repair or maintenance.
Summer Roofing Maintenance To-Do List:
Since we’re enjoying some hot Summer days, we recommend doing your roofing checklist early in the morning when it’s a bit cooler. Binoculars are helpful for getting a closer look at your roof. We also recommend wearing work gloves.
The Importance Of Summer Roofing Maintenance Summer brings some challenging weather conditions, including high temperatures, humidity, pouring rain, thunderstorms and heavy winds. Taking the time to perform some quick checks of your roof and minor roofing system maintenance assures you of three important factors: - Your roof is up to the task of handling Summer heat and storms. - Your roof is in good operating condition. - You’re on track to meet or extend the life expectancy of your roof. If you’re not up for the task, you can always arrange for Alpha Omega to come out to inspect your roof and provide a free estimate. By being proactive with roof maintenance, problems can be spotted before they develop into costly repairs. Plus, with proper care, your roofing system will last longer. Alpha Omega Construction Group, we’ve got you covered.
Just like routinely checking your car for working tail lights and low tire pressure, it’s best to check your roof every once in a while as well! To assist you with this process, here are 10 warning signs to pay special attention to…
As consumer demand for sustainable building products continues to grow, the Metal Roofing Alliance reports another market share gain for metal in the residential retrofit market. New independent research conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics on behalf of the MRA shows the total market share of metal roofing gained another 3 points in 2016, growing from 11% market share in 2015 to 14% in 2016. Between 2015 and 2016, the total demand for metal roofing increased from 17.7 million squares to 19.4 million squares. Metal roofing is second only to asphalt shingle roofing in the remodeling market. In 1998, when the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) began educating homeowners with a national consumer awareness campaign, metal roofing market share was just 3.7% of the consumer re-roofing market. “MRA members’ commitment to growing the industry through ongoing focus and effort has clearly made a big difference. This latest surge brings us closer to hitting our goal of having metal comprise 20% of the residential roofing market by 2020,” says MRA President Dick Bus. “We believe our success in growing the residential market can be attributed to our consistent effort to educate both homeowners and roofing contractors about the many benefits of residential metal roofing.” Dodge Data & Analytics performed an analysis designed to estimate the size of the U.S. new construction and repair and remodeling markets for metal roofing. The study reviewed a variety of metal roofing products, including: vertical ribbed panels, shingles, shakes, copper, tiles and slate panels. The study examined metal roofing activity across nine U.S. Census regions. Key findings include: