Hurricanes can cause a lot of damage to roofs especially if they have not been maintained well. Here are 5 tips to help residents of Central Florida stay safe and keep damage to a minimum to their roofs during hurricane season
- Schedule an Evaluation
Living in Central Florida, we know that hurricanes are a way of life. It’s important to get your roof inspected by a professional to make sure your roof doesn’t have any damage from the previous year. 2. Trim Nearby Trees
High winds can destroy property and rip up trees, if you have dead branches or a dying tree on your property, you put yourself and neighbors in greater risk for sustaining damage during a large hurricane.
- Clear all gutters & Drains
If your gutters are clogged up, the rain will puddle up and stay on the roof which increases the odds of water entering your home or commercial property.
- Continue with Regular Maintenance
A maintenance program is a great way to be proactive with your roof system. Having a roofing contractor keep up the maintenance that your roof is ready to stand up to incoming hurricanes.
- Keep Insurance and Warranties up to date
After a hurricane passes through, you can be ahead of the curve by having all of the necessary paperwork ready to file any claims.
Hurricane season is upon us if you have not had your roof inspection recently or spotted some damage, its important to give us a call and schedule an inspection before it leaves you with a bigger headache. (386) 302 4162