We all know summer can mean inclement weather, with extremes across the country. Storms, flooding, high winds, fires and heat; so, what can we do to make sure our homes are protected? With all the weather cautions this summer, safeguard your home and make sure you are prepared for the storm and fire season which is now here on our doorstep. Preparedness is essential now as temperatures have already started to rise and the risks of storms and fires have increase each day. We have put together a few simple tips to take now to be ready for the summer, especially with Christmas fast approaching.
Inspect your roof from the street for any signs of significant wear, any loose tiles or sheeting, or indications that your roof may be at risk of leaking. If you feel comfortable getting on the roof, you can also check for any minor holes or rusty screws. Summer storms wreak havoc on roofing structures, and if there are any areas of concern, you can guarantee that the summer weather will reveal any problems. Putting you and your home at risk of damage. Prevention is an important step is keeping your roof in tip top shape this summer and can be completed at little to no cost.
Now is also one of the best times to carry out maintenance on gutters as leaves and debris pose both a fire and flood risk. Clear out the gutters and inspect their condition, noting any cracks or blockages. Any overhanging branches and trees should also be cut back to reduce the risk that the weather brings.
Horizonline Roofing Adelaide offers clients many services including roofing inspections and services to ensure you are prepped and ready for the summer season. They can perform cleaning and roof restoration work where required. We can even make recommendations on when you should consider new guttering or roof tiles or paint if your roof needs a little spruce.
Make this weekend the weekend to complete your roof clearing project and ensure your roof and guttering is ready for the coming heatwaves and associated fire and storm season.
If you are unsure or notice any damage, call a professional to ensure your roof is mended and safety practices are adhered to. The last thing you want to do is fall off a ladder and injure yourself. Spending time now and being prepared can save you, your family and your home during the upcoming storm season.
If you do suffer a storm that damages your roof, contact the Horizonline Roofing team for a comprehensive inspection and repairs, restoration or replacement.
Discover how Horizonline Roofing can help you and your home by getting in touch today. Call to speak to one of our friendly team on (08) 8380 5796, or you can fill in our contact form and we will be in touch shortly.