It’s important to take care of your roof during the fall so your home is best prepared for a long, snowy winter. Damage can be exacerbated by heavy snow, and it’s best to get it taken care of before the seasons change. Nor’easter Roofing has some tips for preparing your roof this fall!

As summer turns to fall and the leaves begin to fall, branches on trees may begin to extend or dip closer to your home. These branches can be trimmed back in order to keep the tree upright and away from your home, especially your roof and windows. If you trim them early enough in the season, you can save some time and money on cleaning your gutters a few weeks later. You will need to clean them no matter what, but cutting back leaves will stop your gutters from clogging, which can ultimately lead to water damage in your roof. You can install gutter guards to help prevent leaves from falling into your gutters after cleaning them. Water will still be able to get through, but anything larger will be kept out by the guards, saving you time on future cleanings.

After cleaning up your gutters and your landscaping, it’s always a good idea to get your roof inspected for any issues, even if you’re not sure. It’s easier to make any repairs while your roof is relatively clean and without the threat of snow caving it in. If your roof inspector recommends repairs, you should get them done quickly. Regular roof maintenance will save on repair costs later on in the year.

If you are interested in a roof inspection, contact Nor’easter Roofing! We are certified installers working in Massachusetts and Maine. We will come to your home or commercial building and conduct a thorough roof inspection before providing you with a free estimate of recommended work to be done. For more information on roof inspections and repairs, contact Nor’Easter Roofing today! For a quote, fill out our online contact form or call us at 508-667-3278.