Roof maintenance is often considered a lot of work. However, this is one of the most effective ways to protect your roof and ensure the overall integrity of your home or building. When you hire a contractor to conduct routine checks, take this opportunity to pick their brain and learn how you can better maintain your roof.
The flashing is one of the most important components of the roofing system. It is a strip of metal installed over breaks on the roof plane. It can be found along the valleys, joints and wherever the roof meets a protrusion, such as a chimney or a dormer. Its primary role is to protect these areas from leaks. Improper installation and lack of maintenance, however, can put the whole structure at risk.
In today’s post, Innovative Roofing & Siding, Inc., your local roof leak repair pros, lists the common roof flashing mistakes that should be avoided.
Yearly roofing inspections complement scheduled roofing maintenance done every three years or so. Regular inspections let you keep an eye on your roof’s condition and prevent bigger roofing problems. Innovative Roofing and Siding, Inc. discusses some of the roofing problems that inspections can prevent.