Is your home prepared for what winter will bring? Frequent cold temps mixed with chilly winds and precipitation can cause several problems both inside and outside of your home that a Webster Groves Roofing Company has a lot of experience with. So many people just want to hibernate until spring and we don’t blame you, but there a few things you can do right now to keep your home as comfortable and cozy as possible this.
If and when a heating system breaks down things can get uncomfortable real quick and sometimes a quite costly issue to fix once cold weather arrives. Have your system properly inspected and maintained before your depending on it to heat your home each day.
A leaky roof can happen during the winter from even just a missing or loose shingle, but often times it’s from lack of maintenance or a faulty installation. Living in an area that receives a decent amount of snow and precipitation it’s recommended to have a Webster Groves Roofer inspect for potential problems before winters arrival.
Air leaks are usually found lurking around your doors and windows and will cause drafts, heating inefficiency, and increase energy use. Make sure you have these repaired before your heating the outdoors!
Who doesn’t love to gather around I warm and cozy fireplace during the winter? Unfortunately, chimney fires do occur and are a large winter safety concern. Have your chimney inspected and cleaned before you light your first fire of the season.
If your gutters are clogged with dirt and debris this can also cause a leak in your roof, siding, and even the walls of your home! Be sure to clean your gutters each fall at least once, and especially if you live around a lot of trees with falling leaves or you’ll probably be calling a Webster Groves roof repair professional to make fixes that were preventable.
For more information or to schedule an inspection, call us at 618-767-6430 in Illinois or 314-690-1328 in Missouri.