How do I know if I need a new roof?
The following are things that may indicate that your roof needs replacing:
What can I do about mildew on my roof?
- Missing, cracked or curling shingles
- Blistering or peeling paint
- Shingle, sheathing or siding decay
- Leakage in the attic after heavy rains
- Stains on interior walls or ceilings
- High energy bills
Most home improvement stores sell a mildew cleaner that can be applied to your roof with a sprayer. Mildew cleaners shouldn’t damage your roof in any way.
How often should I clean my gutters?
Gutters should be cleaned at least once in the summer and twice in the fall.
Can heavy snow damage my roof?
Yes! It is important to keep heavy snow off your eavesdrops and cleared out of your ridge vents.
Does vinyl siding require any maintenance?
Vinyl siding requires little if any maintenance, never needs to be painted, and if damaged can be easily replaced. To maintain a fresh appearance vinyl siding should be washed at least once a year. (more