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Maintaining your roof is important aspect of your houses maintenance, ensuring your roof can withstand strong winds and rain, on many occasions you may find that your homes roof may be leaking and if not noticed and fixed can cause water damage to your home structure, cracks in your roof can also fill with water and cause more damage when the water freezes.
The British weather can bring strong winds and plenty of rain, any weakness of a roof can then be catastrophic. If your house loses its waterproofing and air proofing (not to mention the risk of falling tiles) your roofs condition can deteriorate rapidly. In the event of bad weather it is always advisable to check your roof, ensuring no serious damage has occurred.
Roof Water infiltration
Even if the roof keeps out the wind, the impact of drops associated with the wind pressure can cause leakage under cover and degradation of insulation and interior trim of your roof, if water enters your home via your roof, this can cause internal damage to your home. When inspecting your roof take special care to inspect fasteners and seals of your roof tiles, any broken or damaged tiles must be replaced as soon as possible,
How to maintain a tile roof
Maintaining your roof can help you extend their life and save you money on replacing them in the future. Cleaning your roof tiles can give them a new lease of life, using a stiff brush and a pressure washer can give your tile roof a new lease of life, once cleaned a sprinkle of anti-algaecide form, remove algae that can cause damage on your roof.
You are able to clean your own roof, as long as it is easy accessible, ensure you are safe that your ladder is fixed in place, if in any doubt it may be worth hiring a professional roofer. It is recommended that your roof is cleaned once a year, especially for removing stains, moss and plants. When you are cleaning your roof this is also the ideal time to replace cracked or damaged tiles, as these may create more problems if not caught early.
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Approved Trader have roofing specialist from all around the UK and offer roofing maintenance and repair for your home, using approved trader can help you save money by comparing multiple quotes you can feel confident of getting great value for money. All rooofers listed with us, offering maintenance and repair have been vetted and approved and provided customer references that have been checked, allowing you to feel confident of a high level of service.