Whether your roof is aged or just weathered a severe storm, staying on top of possible damage is key to extending the life of your home’s top half. Here are some tips to help detect and prevent water damage:
Inspect your roof for damage after a severe storm.
Remove any loose objects and debris. A clean roof eliminates leaves and other items. from accumulations on the roof and clogging drains and gutters.
Check gutters and downspouts for debris that will inhibit proper drainage.
Bubbles on the roof may be a sign of trapped moisture under the cover.
Worn, cracking seams can allow water to enter below the cover.
Standing water or prolonged ponding of water can lead to premature aging and deterioration.
Check skylights for securement and cracking around the edges.