The holiday season is a time for Christmas cheer and many people like to celebrate by adding some roof decorations Christmas. There are many types of house roof Christmas decorations and it is important for everyone to place their safety first when hanging decorations. With so many types of rooftop Christmas decorations, it is important for everyone with a shingle roof to know how to put decorations on the roof.
6 Ways to Prepare Your Utah Home for Winter
Winter will be here before you know it. Is your home properly prepared for falling temperatures, snow, and sleet? A little preventative maintenance now will help ensure your home can withstand both the harsh winter weather and the spring thaw. Here are six tips to help you get started.
Prevent Damage by Preparing Your Roof for Winter Snow and Ice
While the glint and glimmer of freshly fallen snow may present the perfect backdrop for a photograph, it’s massive weight can create a number of serious problems resulting in expensive repairs to your home. Icicles on your gutters are an obvious red flag indicating damage, yet other conditions, such as ice dams, form beneath the snowfall on your roof without any visible warning signs. Regular roof and gutter inspections along with proper maintenance go a long way towards preventing problems, but heavy snowfall may need to be carefully removed from your rooftop to prevent collapse of the structure.
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Winter Hates Your Roof
Winter is here and with it comes cold howling winds, snow, and ice. These are all enemies of your roof. Between them, they can cause a host of problems that make winter a nightmare. At this point, it may be too late for you to do preventative maintenance, but if you know what to look for, you can stop major problems from developing.
1. Strong Winds
Common Winter Roofing Problems You May Experience in Utah
One of the most difficult seasons for your roof is during the winter months. This is due to the ways in which the heavy snow, ice, sleet, and frigid winds can damage residential roofs and commercial roofs alike. With that said, the following is an overview in terms of how to solve the biggest winter roofing dilemmas.