Roof Maintenance

It does not matter if your roof is wood shake-shingles, comp shingles, tile, hot mop or whatever. Your roof needs you. Roof maintenance should be done seasonally or at least semi-annually. Before harsh winter sets in is a good time.  Walk your roof slowly and inspect it thoroughly one section at a time. Get rid of all leaves, branches, twigs and any other debris. An electric or gas blower does this job nicely. Look for broken or missing shingles, shakes or tiles. Nail down or replace shakes that are curled and sticking up. Replace shakes that are exposing felt between shakes. Nails sticking up should be driven down. Trim tree branches hanging within 4ft of roof. Clear gutters and downspou...