10 Essential Roof Preparation Tips For Cold Temperatures Released

Jan 10, 2019

Platinum accredited top Georgia Roofer, Braswell Construction Group, issues a Roofing Safety Advisory Report to assist homeowners with tips for how to protect their home and family from water damage this winter

Platinum accredited top Georgia Roofer, Braswell Construction Group (BCG), publishes Top 10 Winter Roofing Maintenance Tips to help homeowners prevent leaks and keep their family safe through the winter. Leaking roofs can damage the inside and outside of a home. However, BCG advises that by knowing what to check for, and when, homeowners can prevent costly damage to roofing, insulation, drywalls, flooring and even furniture.

More information is available at http://braswellconstructiongroup.com

The just-released Top 10 Winter Roofing Maintenance Tips advises homeowners check their roof at least twice a year. This strategy involves inspecting the roofing to make sure that it has not deteriorated.

Another tip when carrying out a roof inspection is for homeowners to look out for broken or loose tiles, cracked sealant, or loose roofing panels. If they find any issues, then the problems should be repaired as quickly as possible to reduce any home damage.

Another tip when checking the roof is to limit roof traffic because the more frequently the roof is walked on, the greater the risk of damage. The fourth tip released indicates that if family members must get on the roof, then they need to know that shingles can split under foot, flashing may fracture when put under load and roof tiles and tile cement can crack.

Roofing is made to protect against the weather, not to withstand load. Therefore, it’s advised to use a ladder or scaffold to get to the outer edges of the roof.

Other tips released include an annual attic inspection. For instance, tip seven suggests that when conducting an attic inspection do so when it’s raining, as this enables you to see any leaks. While tip eight states that if it’s not possible to inspect the attic on a wet day, then look for mold, mildew, warped wood, and stains on the insulation as these are all indications that leaks are occurring.

The final tips focus on ice dam prevention. Shingles and other forms of roofing cannot withstand ice build-up or a ridge that prevents water from draining. To prevent an ice dam from forming ensure that the home’s insulation adequately fills in any gaps, especially around chimneys and exhaust systems and near roof edging.

Braswell Construction Group (BCG), a leading GA roofer and roofing contractor, is conveniently located in the heart of Buckhead Atlanta and is available to assist you with your roof inspection. BCG has been locally owned and operated since 2002, and prides itself on its high-quality craftsmanship, exceptional customer service, and professional acumen. BCG has a reputation for always completing its roofing and restoration projects on time and on budget while providing customized service, top-notch customer service, and unparalleled workmanship.

Braswell Construction Group has been featured several times in both Yahoo Finance, Reuters, ABC, FOX, among many others as an industry leader and the top Roofing Contractor in the state of Georgia. You can learn more about BCG and their high-standing reputation via these past features here:

https://www.reuters.com/brandfeatures/venture-capital/article?id=65354

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/greensboro-ga-roofer-roofing-contractor-034000035.html

In addition to Braswell Construction Group’s heart of Buckhead Atlanta location, their expert team also has locations in Covington/Conyers, Greensboro/Lake Oconee, and has been successfully servicing all respective surrounding areas since 2002.

Full details of the options available through BCG and the roofing services provided can be found on the URL above. Interested parties can get in touch by calling (678) 283-2551.

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