You Change Your Oil Every 5,000 Miles. Routine Roof Maintenance is Just as Important
If you did nothing to regularly maintain your automobile, you know what would happen. Fluids would run low, harming your engine and brakes. Tires would become threadbare and lose traction. Small dings and scratches would begin to rust your car’s body work. You maintain your car or truck adequately to ensure reliable, efficient performance and longevity. Think about your roof the same way. Whether it’s shingle roof maintenance, metal roof maintenance, or flat, commercial roof maintenance, your property deserves basic upkeep where it counts the most.
If your truck needed an engine overhaul because you neglected to practice recommended maintenance, you would have to fork over thousands of dollars–far more costly than a few visits annually to a Jiffy Lube or the dealership where you bought your truck. Likewise, when a roof springs a leak that becomes apparent when you notice stains ceilings inside your home, repairs can be costly. Regular roof maintenance can lead to early identification of developing roof issues and Maumee River Roofing can address those items proactively, saving you thousands of dollars in potential structural repairs to your roof system due to neglect.
Performing your own roof maintenance is risky, especially if you are not experienced in working on roofs, or if you do not have the proper safety equipment. Professional roofers like the team at Maumee River Roofing know which precautions to take. Our crew members are properly trained in all safety measures. Some of the risks associated with roof maintenance Ft. Wayne includes falls, slips, and trips, as well as injuries caused by handling heavy objects or working with power tools. If you are considering performing your own roof maintenance, think twice, then call Maumee River Roofing!
Even the best manufacturers’ warranties do not cover general wear and tear, unless it leads to extremely premature roof system failure, which isn’t likely. A warranty generally covers product defects, but they don’t cover your roof when materials deteriorate due to natural causes of wear and tear… ice, snow, rain, hail, fallen debris, bacterial growth, or damage from the sun’s UV rays. Roof maintenance is the best way to detect and document material defects, as well as extend the life of your roof, prevent leaks, and save on the expense of major repairs or replacements.
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Gutters can get clogged with all sorts of debris, rotting leaves, pine needles, shingle granules and more. Clogged gutter spans and downspouts create overflows which can damage eaves, fascia, and soffits. Water can back up onto the roof’s surface and allow moisture to penetrate the roof covering, leading to leaks and roof deck damage. Regular roof maintenance, including gutter clean-outs by Maumee River Roofing can help prevent all these outcomes.
Trees make any property more beautiful, but limbs overhanging your roof are a problem, so are vines and certain kinds of ivy crawling up the sides of your home and finding their way underneath roof parts. Maumee River Roofing will keep nature at bay with regular maintenance of your roof.
Over the course of time, shingles can crack, curl, or shift, especially if a previous roofer did a poor job of installation. Hire Maumee River Roofing for roof maintenance so that these common problems are avoided or fixed before they lead to bigger problems.
Tree limbs which have fallen on your roof may have inflicted shingle damage. Large limbs with jagged ends can put a hole in your roof upon impact. Don’t tackle limb removal on your own, let Maumee River Roofing do the work for you.
That rolled or blown-insulation in your attic keeps home interior temperatures cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, but insulation also plays a role in extending the life of your roof by regulating roof temperature. If Maumee River Roofing observes any serious lack of adequate insulation, we’ll suggest ways to correct the situation ASAP.
Gloeocapsa magma is a species of bacteria that can form on a rooftop , leaving areas of streaking and staining. This insidious bacteria breaks down roof shingles by feeding off of the limestone granules embedded in the shingles. This decreases a roof's ability to reflect ultraviolet rays of light and shortens the life of the roof. Maumee River roof maintenance can keep unwanted growth from attacking your roof.
Maumee River Roofing offers commercial property owners, building managers, and HOAs a preventative maintenance program that makes sense and preserves your roof’s structural integrity for years to come. When TPO, EPDM, and other popular types of flat roof membranes become weathered, rooftops can crack, leak, and pick up dirt, diminishing their effectiveness and energy-saving properties. Maumee River Roofing can address these problems and add life to your commercial roof through our sensible roof maintenance programs.
Don’t try to address all of the above mentioned tasks yourself when you have a trustworthy roofing professional at your service to perform the work properly and safely. Maumee River Roofing’s roof maintenance will save you a significant amount of money in the long run!