Inclement weather has the potential to seriously damage your roof. Even though the construction of your home is designed to withstand extreme weather, your roof may be affected. A strong storm can harm your roof in a variety of ways, from the tiles to the interior of your home. Continue reading to learn how poor weather might affect your roof.

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Wind Damage

Wind can inflict severe damage to a home, which often surprises homeowners. Many people believe that only severe weather, such as tornadoes, can damage shingles or dismantle tiles, but this is simply not true.

While tornadoes can destroy homes, high winds can harm your property and its surroundings. Roof shingles can loosen or fall off in severe winds. High winds can destroy even the most recent and secure shingles on your roof.

Debris and downed power lines can potentially cause structural damage to your roof.

Heavy Rainfall

Heavy rain from thunderstorms can erode shingles and weigh down a roof. Storm damage might result in missing shingles and dampness in your roof’s underlayment. Long-term water damage can permeate the roof deck, compromising its structure.

A tiny roof leak might cause irreversible roof damage. A roofing professional should inspect any roof leaks immediately.

Snow & Ice Dams

Snow and ice can damage your roof by melting and refreezing. Water leaks through your roof as snow and ice melt. When the temperatures drop and the water freezes again, it expands, ripping open the holes and allowing additional water in.

Ice dams arise owing to insufficient roof ventilation. Warm attic air heats the underside of the roof, melting the ice and snow above it. The water freezes again as it flows down your roof to the colder edges, clogging gutters.

Fallen Trees

High winds or heavy rain can cause trees to break apart and blow away, putting additional strain on your structure. These items can cause shingles to shatter, causing roof damage. A larger object, such as a log, may inflict a dent or other major damage to your roof.

Do Roofers Build Roofs or Just Repair Them?

A roofing contractor is a professional who specializes in the installation of roofs. Roofers work with a variety of materials, including shingles, bitumen, and metal, to replace, repair, and install roofs of structures. Roofing work is physically demanding since it requires heavy lifting, as well as climbing, bending, and kneeling, frequently in inclement weather. Curled or rotted shingles, missing shingles, and scorching are all indications that your roof requires repair.

Last Month for Conde’s 2021 Autumn Roofing Special

In September 2021 Conde Roofing had set up great financing options for homeowners seeking to repair their roof before winter arrived. The benefits of this roofing package were:

  • Pay over a 12-month period
  • No interest fees

Conde Roofing was rated the Best Roofing Company by Best of 603 based on numerous votes and reviews from satisfied customers across New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Mel & Stephen continue to provide quality asphalt roofing work at great prices to their customers and take pride in their efforts to protect your home from the elements.