When it comes to your roof - and the safety of your home underneath it - your gutters certainly are the most important part of the system. A clogged gutter system can be a recipe for disaster. Not only will blocked up gutters eventually lead to leaks and damages to your home's structure, but they can shorten the life of your Columbus roofing system.
* Using your hands or a garden trowel, remove any large debris that you can find.
* Lastly, use a power washer to clean out any remaining dirt that may have built up or hardened throughout the gutter system.
Since we just talked about gutters, it is important to also think about the trees on your property. Not only can they drop debris that could potentially clog your gutters, but also trees, themselves, can destroy Columbus roofing system. If you have trees that "overhang" a roof, you will certainly want to trim them right away. This will stop debris, and keep an unnecessary load from weighing down on your roof.
Any homeowner knows that the secret to a long-lasting Columbus roofing system is maintaining the quality of the shingles. After you clean your gutters, next, you might want to get up on the roof and take a peek at what's going on up there.
* If you do find any shingles that are broken or beginning to lose grain, you will definitely want to replace them.
If at any point during your spring roofing maintenance, you find the need for an expert opinion, contact several Columbus roofers today, to receive free estimates!