Preparing Your Roof for Winter with Down River Roofing

roofingThe autumn season is already approaching and soon after that, winter will be right around the corner. With the colder temperature and the amounts of snow that will be falling on your roof, you want to make sure that the roof you have now is going to hold up for the harsh winter months. After a summer full of beating sun, rain, and wind, it is important to get your roof check out by the professionals and properly prepared so you will not have any leaks or other major issues happen in the dead of the winter. The crew at Down River Roofing is happy to help.

When preparing your roof for winter, you will want to have the professionals come over and check it out. Essentially, what they are going to do is do a thorough inspection of the shingles, around the gutters, chimney, skylight, and more. They will want to look and make sure that there are no existing leaks that could be made worse due to a lot more snow piling on the roof and melting. They will also clean out all of the gutters to ensure that there will be no blockages and therefore leaks that could happen. It is important to note that any damage that was done over the summer months due to wind and storms should be repaired before the changing seasons.

You will also want to check the inside of your house, and around the roof to make sure that there are no cracks that can be seen from the inside. If they are found, you will want to make sure you get them repaired so you will not have any leaks making their way all the way to the inside of the house. This is just as important as checking the outside of the roof.

When you have the inspection done, whatever minor or major repairs that need to be done can be done by the professionals at Down River Roofing. They service the Trenton area and have for many years. They will be able to get your roof ready for any big changes that Mother Nature decides to throw your way this winter season. Do not get caught with old shingles and a leaky roof, no one likes to repair damages in the winter time. Getting prepared early is a great way of saving time, money, and a lot of stress in the long run. Please visit for more information.