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Easy DIY Projects to Get Your Home Ready For the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time again to tackle those necessary autumn home improvement tasks. These seasonal preemptive DIY projects are important not only for curb appeal and your incoming guests; they can also help you find issues around your home before they turn into bigger problems.

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Clean Your Driveway and Sidewalk

Before your guests arrive, give them something safe to walk on as they enter your home. Start by moving your vehicles and any other items from your driveway and sidewalk. Rake or blow away leaves and other debris (remember to keep that stuff out of the storm drain!). Hose down the concrete and go at it with a hard-bristled broom or scrub brush. If you want an even deeper clean, use a concrete cleaner. These are often sold as concentrated solutions, so you’ll want to dilute with water and apply with a tank sprayer. Cover the area with cleaner, scrub again, and rinse off with the hose. Your driveway and sidewalk will look as good as the day they were poured.

Check for Indoor Leaks by Going Outside

Besides more stress, houseguests mean more showers, more sinks running, and more toilets flushing. Make sure your home’s plumbing system is prepared for the increased water demand. Before you gear up to check every faucet, fixture, and inch of line, wait! There’s an easier way to find water leaks. Do this instead:

  1. Turn off all water-using devices inside and outside your home.

  2. Locate your water meter. It’s typically in your front yard near the sidewalk, a few feet from the road.

  3. Remove the meter cover. Be careful, as all sorts of critters call meter boxes home. The lid is also heavy.

  4. Identify the flow indicator. It is usually a small red triangle or silver wheel on the meter.

  5. If the flow indicator is spinning at all, and you’re sure no water is on in or outside your home, chances are you have a leak.

Although some leaks, like a running toilet or dripping faucet, are easy to spot, many more leaks are hidden and hard to diagnose. Call a licensed plumber for help.

Frying a Turkey? Plan Ahead!

Fried turkey is one of our absolute favorites. The only problem … it’s also incredibly dangerous to make. It is estimated that thousands of house fires, tens of millions of dollars in property damage, and many injuries and even deaths occur each year due to turkey fryer accidents. Some simple tips will help keep you, your family, and your home safe.

When frying a turkey, it’s important to stay a safe distance from your house. Set up your fryer on a level, non-flammable surface (like your freshly-cleaned driveway). No decks! Use only fully thawed, dry turkey – NEVER put a frozen bird in the hot oil. Constantly monitor the oil temperature, and always remember to use oven mitts and other protective items when handling the pot and lid. And remember … accidents can happen even to the most careful person, so be prepared. Have a dry-powder fire extinguisher ready at all times. We don’t have to remind you that water and boiling oil don’t mix, right?

Need to spruce up the exterior of your Indianapolis area house, or have another project you need to finish before your holiday guests arrive? Give the home improvement and restoration pros at Van Rooy a call today! While we can’t help you deal with your in-laws, we can make sure your property is a safe and comfortable place to call home.

Happy holidays from your friends at Van Rooy Restoration.

Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter

We’ll spare you the old “Game of Thrones” saying that always gets thrown around this time of year, but yeah … it’s going to be cold here soon.

Get ahead of Old Man Winter before he arrives, and make sure your home is prepared. Here are four handy home improvement projects to add to your honey-do list while it’s still autumn.

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1) Seal It Up

Drafty doors and windows let good air out, and bad air in. In the winter, this means a HVAC system that’s working harder (and wearing out faster) to keep your home warm, while your energy bills climb higher. Thankfully, there’s an effective solution you can do yourself, and it only costs a few bucks. We’re talking about weatherstripping.

Look for drafts and air leaks around exterior doors and windows – especially older frames and single panes. Add weatherstripping where necessary for a quick and easy energy-efficient winter prep. We are happy to help if you have questions about remodeling and construction services.

2) Pack It In

Does your home tend to get chilly again pretty quickly, even if you’ve been running the heat all day? If so, you might have an insulation problem. Find out what kind of insulation you already have installed, and research which types are best for your home.

If you don’t want to fuss with removing all that old insulation first, know that in many cases you can add new insulation over the existing stuff. Just plan ahead and make sure you know what you’re doing.

3) Review Your Roof

With winter comes the potential for major damage from things like heavy snow, ice dams, and more. That’s why fall is an optimal time of year to inspect your roof. Once you’re up there, you’ll want to look for things like sags, stains, and loose or missing shingles. Make sure your gutters look good and aren’t clogged with leaves and other debris.

And, it may go without saying, but we’ll say it anyway … always remember safety when climbing up on the roof. Keep your ladder away from electrical lines, wear proper shoes and gear, and a tool belt is very helpful if you need to make any minor fixes while up there. Let us know if you have any questions about professional roof repairs for your Indiana home.

4) Check the Chimney

Another thing to think about when on your roof, is your chimney. Even if you don’t use your fireplace that much or at all in the winter, an annual inspection is still important. Check mortar joints and bricks for cracks and other signs of fatigue. Make sure the cap is secured and there are no branches or animal nests clogging it. Back on solid ground, look into the chimney for signs of creosote buildup.

Creosote is a combustible material that builds up inside chimneys when wood is burned. It poses a dangerous fire hazard if left untreated. A chimney sweep is a worthwhile investment if you regularly use your home’s fireplace.

Winter’s a beautiful time in Indiana, as long as you’re prepared. Talk to the friendly experts at Van Rooy Restoration in Indianapolis for more tips on getting your home ready right now.

How to Close Up Your Vacation Home After Summer

Another summer is headed to your scrapbook and Facebook page. We hope you had a fantastic season, and are looking forward to fall as much as we are. Before autumn arrives though, there’s always that one final task for those of you lucky enough to have a home away from home – closing it.

This year, make sure you shut her down the proper way. Here are some important tips to secure your vacation home for the season.

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End-of-Season Checklist

Lake cottages here in the upper Midwest can get mighty cold in winter. Likewise, condos along the coast face major storm risks well into the fall. Plan far ahead and think of everything when closing your vacation home. Give yourself at least a full, uninterrupted day to check off all the necessary tasks. Ask yourself the following question, “did I remember to:”

  • Turn off the water and other utilities?
  • Turn on my security system?
  • Flip non-essential circuit breakers, and unplug electrical devices?
  • Shut off the gas?
  • Lock and secure all windows, doors, and storm shutters?
  • Flush toilets, empty ice trays, and drain water lines?
  • Get rid of all perishable foods and take out the trash?
  • Set the thermostat, humidistat or dehumidifier, etc.?
  • Set pest traps and hang flypaper?
  • Stop/forward the mail?
  • Check those windows and doors one more time?

As much as we hate to say it, the bad guys know as well as you do when it’s time to go home, home for the season. Security doors, deadbolts, motion-sensing lights, cameras, and monitored security alarms – as well as trustworthy neighbors – are all wise investments to help safeguard your vacation home, and all the stuff in it, while you’re away.

Hire a “House-Sitter”

Depending on the distance between your primary place of residence and your vacation home, it might not be possible to get back out there on a regular basis to check on things as needed. Professional property managers are one option, especially if you rent out your vacation home. But, they are expensive. Another option is to hire a handyman or housekeeper to perform regular maintenance and cleaning services throughout the off-season months. Be sure to do your homework before hiring an expert though, since they will have full non-supervised access to your property. An additional option? Get to know and befriend your neighbors at your vacation destination. Some of them are likely year-rounders, and can contact you if something happens while you’re gone.

If something does happen, you already have a trusted friend in Van Rooy Restoration. Whether it’s man-made or a natural disaster, we’re experts in fire, smoke, and water restoration services, storm damage repair, roofing, and remodeling and construction. We specialize in residential, commercial, and multi-family properties, and can even handle much of the insurance work for you. We’re based right here in Indiana, but we can and do travel out of the state to assist our customers. If something bad should happen to your vacation home, Van Rooy can restore your property to better than before-disaster. Contact us today to learn more.

Here’s to another great summer behind us. Now, go enjoy your autumn, too!

End of Summer Home Improvement Checklist

Firing up the grill or cooling down in the pool … your favorite summer activities are coming to an end.

We’re not trying to be buzzkills here (we love autumn, too!), but with fall right around the corner, there are a few things you should be doing around the house to get it ready for cooler weather.

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Patio/Deck Furniture

It’s a good idea to start thinking about ways and places to store your outdoor accessories in the off season. Hit patio furniture with a hose and wipe down with a soft cloth to remove bugs, cobwebs, and other summer gunk. If you have fabric cushions, follow tag instructions for proper cleaning.

After your final cookout of the year, clean and degrease your grill. Remove any leftover charcoal briquettes and half-empty propane tanks. Use a proper oil to lubricate moving parts and protect metal. Cover accordingly, and, if possible, move to the garage or shed.

Garage

Do you park your car in the garage? If your answer is “no,” you’re not alone. Nearly a third of all homeowners leave their vehicles in the driveway. Why? They simply have too much stuff in there. Late summer is the perfect time to take a hard look at all your junk, er, mementos, and decide what stays and what goes. Sell on Craigslist. Have a garage sale. Donate to a local organization. Throw it away. Whatever it takes, organize your things and carve out some space.

Mudroom

Don’t have one? Make one. A mudroom doesn’t even have to be a whole room – any entryway will do. With colder weather comes sleet, slush, snow, water, and all kinds of crud. And, who wants a drop of any of that anywhere else in their home?

All good mudrooms have a few key pieces. Add a standing or wall-mounted coat rack. A bench with built-in shelving allows for convenient putting on and off of shoes and boots, as well as storing keys and similar items. Finally, no matter the type of flooring, make sure your entryway has a big strong rug or mat that’s designed to get dirty.

What Else?

Use late August and early September as an excuse to get a few more home improvement projects checked off your list. Painting a room is a big task, made easier now that the weather’s not as hot or humid. Cranking up the thermostat likely hasn’t crossed your mind in months, but having your home’s heating system inspected and tuned up this time of year will help you beat the crowds once the mercury starts to drop. And, what about that roof of yours? Here in Indiana, we’re all but guaranteed to get at least one big dump of snow every winter, so make sure your roof is in good shape. Catching small problems now will protect you from major damage later. We also know an Indianapolis area roofing expert that does great work.

We hope your dog days of summer are definitely something to wag about, and you pack it in before autumn arrives. To learn more about seasonal home renovations and other timely home improvement topics, explore our website and get in touch with us today!

Home Improvements – DIY or Call the Pros?

For many homeowners, summer’s the ideal time to tackle those home improvement projects that have been building up over the past several months. Some, like swapping out a damaged shingle, are relatively simple. Others, like replacing an entire roof, require a bit more than a toolbox to solve.

So, which projects are perfect do-it-yourselfers, and which ones are best left to the professionals? We’ve written a handy little article to help you decide.

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When to Do It Yourself

There’s a good rule of thumb when it comes to home improvements: the cheaper the project and the younger the homeowner, the more likely it’s a DIY job. While you might not be a plumber by trade, chances are you can stop a running toilet or clear a clogged tub, even if you have to spend a few minutes on Google or YouTube before rolling up your sleeves. Likewise, a good ladder and a few standard hand tools are all a confident homeowner often needs to fix loose siding or a sagging section of gutter.

Now, speaking of confidence, please realize that confidence doesn’t always mean cocky. We love that the whole DIY trend continues to spread, thanks in part to the many home improvement reality shows on television, blogs and social media, and more. However, before diving into a new project, we encourage you to take a hard, honest look at a few things: do you have the time and patience to complete the tasks at hand? Do you have all the right tools and resources? And, most importantly, do you have the skills? As Americans, we take pride in getting stuff done, and getting it done ourselves. That’s awesome! But, the old saying “measure twice and cut once” is more than a simple suggestion; it’s a home improvement rule to live by. So, before you tear down a wall, ask yourself a big question: Do I know what I’m doing?

Also, we sure hope that wasn’t a load-bearing wall…

When to Hire a Home Pro

If you answered “no,” or even gave a delayed “yes” to the project self-assessment above, you’re more than likely better off hiring a professional to improve your home. DIY projects are notorious for taking longer, costing more, and being harder than expected to complete. And, it’s not uncommon for a homeowner to unknowingly (or knowingly, in some cases) cut corners or do something wrong that ends up causing an even bigger, more expensive problem than the original. Therefore, you can save time, money, and a heck of a lot of stress by doing a bit of homework and hiring a qualified expert.

A few things to ask when comparing contractors:

  • Check local licensure and insurance information
  • Insist on a list of customer references
  • Get all pricing information in writing and up front
  • Get all warranty/guarantee information in writing and up front
  • Read, review, and understand your contract. Don’t hesitate to ask questions if something is confusing or doesn’t feel right!

Be wary of so-called “Craigslist contractors” and folks who go door-to-door or otherwise solicit for work. These fly-by-night crews are rarely qualified or even experienced in the work they advertise, and some are outright scammers who use fake licensing and steal money without doing any of the things they promise. It really pays to do your research before saying yes to anything. We can’t stress this enough. Just like you, we hear about these crooks all too often in the news, and they give our highly regulated and honest industry a bad name.

Your Trusted Local Name in Home Improvement & Restoration

At Van Rooy Restoration, we understand that it can be tough to ask for help. After all, your home is your castle and you are the king or queen! Just remember this – when it comes to those important summer home improvements, you’re not admitting defeat or even swallowing your pride when you call in the pros. We are always on your side and are here to serve you, and we’re committed to helping make your castle as strong, sound, and attractive as possible.

Learn more about the many home improvement and restoration services, and contact us today to get started.

How to Prevent House Fires on the 4th of July

What’s a 4th of July celebration without a cookout and fireworks? We all love those grilled meats and colorful, exciting displays that light up the night sky, but these Independence Day favorites lead to thousands of preventable house fires and injuries each year. So, while you and your loved ones celebrate this summer holiday, keep these 4th of July safety tips in mind.

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Firework and Sparkler Safety

Although fun, it’s important to remember that fireworks are dangerous explosives. It’s no wonder that professional companies and fire departments are in charge of most public displays! Before you load up a shopping cart with all sorts of firecrackers, bottle rockets, and mortar shells, know your local laws and regulations on when, where, and what you may legally light off. And, don’t forget – even “minor” novelties like snakes and sparklers can cause damage if used improperly!

When setting off fireworks of any kind, follow these five simple yet important safety tips:

  1. Never point fireworks at anything other than the sky!

  2. Choose a wide open area outside, on flat pavement, and away from buildings and trees

  3. Do not light fireworks inside containers, on porches, or any other confined space

  4. Keep children and pets safely away from all types of fireworks display

  5. Always have a garden hose or large bucket of water next to the ignition area

Grill Safety

Between the age-old argument over charcoal vs. propane, one thing is certain – grills can be dangerous. In fact, a recent report from the National Fire Protection Association counted some 8,600 annual fires started by cooking equipment. While it is an American pastime, grilling requires constant attention and responsibility.

This Independence Day and all summer long, do your part to reduce house fires while cooking out by following these five easy tips:

  1. Never leave a grill unattended!

  2. Do not grill while drinking alcohol or taking medications that cause drowsiness

  3. Do not use utensils or accessories that are not labeled for high-heat and open flame

  4. Check propane tanks and lines before each use, to ensure no leaks or damage

  5. Always wait for coals and ash to cool before disposing in a metal container with lid

Additional House Fire Safety Tips

Fireworks and grills are requirements for the perfect 4th of July party, but they are also two of the biggest causes of summertime house fires. So, enjoy both, but use both with extreme caution.

A few more helpful tips to keep you and your home safe include:

  1. Keeping a fire extinguisher in the house, and inspecting it regularly for a full charge

  2. Always having a phone nearby to call 9-1-1- in case of emergency

  3. Understanding and following manufacturer instructions, and contacting local emergency officials for advice and suggestions

Van Rooy Restoration wishes you all a very happy – and very safe – Independence Day. For more information about our services, including 24-hour Indianapolis area emergency restoration, fire and smoke restoration, remodeling and construction, and more, give us a call today.

Get Your Home Ready for Summer

How has spring cleaning been going so far this season? If you’re like a lot of fellow homeowners across Indiana, you might be, how to say this nicely … lagging behind a bit.

That’s okay! Now that summer is well on its way, we’re getting closer to “crunch time” for important exterior home improvements, but you still have time. Here are four important projects to check off your homeowner to-do list before June 20 arrives. And, yes, you can tackle each of these in a single weekend!

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1. Cleaning Gutters

If you haven’t been up there on a ladder yet, we can all but guarantee that your gutters are filled with debris. Indiana rain showers never end this season, so clean and inspect your home’s gutters and downspouts now, before summer storms blow through. And, find out just how easy it is for water damage from clogged gutters to ruin the rest of your home.

2. Deck Maintenance

Mother Nature does a number on your deck. Wind, rain, snow, ice, and ultraviolet rays degrade the wood, and a poorly maintained deck can become a major safety hazard. Remove furniture and sweep off debris, and clean your deck with specialized cleaner and a power washer. Inspect the wood for major cracks and/or rot and replace where necessary. Finish with a quality sealant.

3. Inspect Slabs

Before you return that power washer to the equipment rental shop, walk around your home and give your concrete slabs a close inspection. You’re looking for cracks and any signs of movement. Slabs should still be draining water away from your house. Power wash the concrete, and fill in cracks with a good concrete crack filler or silicone caulk.

4. Move Firewood

Yes, it’s a pain in the you-know-what, but those stacks of winter firewood alongside your house have to go. Not only do they invite all kinds of critters, but that dry, seasoned timber is a huge fire hazard. Make sure firewood is at least a few feet from the exterior walls of your home, and if you can, re-stack it off the ground to keep it safe from pests and wetness.

5. Protecting What’s Important

Finished these four exterior summer prep projects? A big high five to you! Regular maintenance, whether DIY or with the help of a professional like Van Rooy Restoration, makes a massive difference for your home’s — and your family’s — safety and well-being.

If water, smoke, or fire damage ever affects your house, we’re here to help. Van Rooy also offers a variety of preventative, as well as home remodeling and construction services. Take a look and be sure to save our contact info today!

Spring Water Damage – What You Need to Know

Spring is here, and with it comes that familiar seasonal adage we all know. Unfortunately, April showers sometimes find their way inside your home. Thankfully, there are some important steps you can take to protect your property.

This article serves as a handy guide on how to minimize and even repair water damage.

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How to Prevent Rain Water Damage

Folks across Indiana are no stranger to spring flooding. Heavy rainstorms can and do wreak havoc on Hoosier homes. The good thing is, spring water damage is often preventable. Even better, homeowners can tackle many of the necessary steps to prevent water damage on their own.

To safeguard your home’s exterior, start at the top. How old is your roof? Typically, a roof’s lifespan is 15-20 years. What shape is it in? Missing shingles, cracks, sags, and stains are all common signs that a roof is in need of repair or replacement. Moving down, clogged gutters and downspouts are common causes of leaky basements and foundation problems. For you gardeners and fans of going green out there, installing rain barrels helps keep water from pooling beside your house, and rain barrels offer the added bonus of lowering your utility bills, since you can utilize those many gallons of collected water for all sorts of lawn and garden care needs.

Stepping inside, make sure the basement or lowest level of your home is properly sealed. Have cracks in foundation walls and floors fixed promptly. The same idea goes for major appliances: Are you up to date on HVAC, water heater, and washer/dryer maintenance? In addition, devices including sump pumps and backflow valves are specifically designed to minimize indoor flooding, while dehumidifiers help control humidity and moisture levels in damp parts of your home.

Repairing Water Damage IS Possible

Let’s say you were away when flooding struck, and you come home to massive water damage. It’s a situation no homeowner or renter wants to experience, but professional solutions do exist.

When dealing with water damage repair, there are a few important and time-sensitive factors to consider. These include the elimination and prevention of mold growth; carpet, rug, and upholstery cleaning; structural repairs; drying and dehumidification; and document salvage. A licensed, insured, and experienced restoration company is often your best bet when faced with property damages caused by water.

The Trusted Pros in Water Damage Repair

Please remember that when dealing with a major water emergency, you are not alone. Although we can’t always repair or replace your important material possessions, Van Rooy Restoration can make your house truly feel like home again. Take a look at our expert water damage restoration services, and contact us today for more information on ways to protect your home from all kinds of disaster in spring and throughout the year.

Don’t Ignore These 5 Spring Cleaning Projects

Can you believe that springtime is finally here?! March 20th marks the first day of the season, and many of you have already started your spring cleaning checklists. Here at Van Rooy Restoration, we’re sharing a few important projects that you won’t want to ignore when working around the house.

If they’re not already on there, be sure to add these five tasks to your to-do list!

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#1 – Roof Maintenance

Indiana winters are rarely mild. Fluctuating temperatures, wind, rain, snow, sleet, hail, and ice are common occurrences during the cold months here. Now that spring has arrived, it’s time to dust off that ladder and climb up — safely! — onto your roof.

You’re looking for any visible signs of roof damage. These include loose or missing shingles, water stains, and evidence of ice dams. If you have a chimney, inspect the area where it meets the roof. Same goes for skylights and vents. A damaged roof can spell all sorts of trouble for the rest of your house.

#2 – Don’t Forget Gutters

While you’re up there, now’s a perfect time to give your gutters a little TLC, too. We generally recommend inspecting and cleaning out your gutters at least once a year, but it never hurts to tackle this chore in the fall and the spring.

Check for loose sections, and remove leaves and other debris that cause clogs. Make sure downspouts drain properly and aren’t backed up. Remember that, depending on tree cover, one side of your house might be completely different from the other side. Just because a particular section of gutter is clean, doesn’t mean the rest should be ignored.

#3 – Inspect Your Attic…

Attics are one of the most problem-prone areas of our homes, yet one of the least explored. From water leaks to poor ventilation, mold and mildew to animal infestations, it pays to go take a look.

Examine the ceiling and support structures for signs of leaks and cracks. Feel for air drafts, and add insulation if/where needed. Know the common signs of pest problems, such as droppings or gnaw marks on electrical wiring.

#4 – …And Your Basement, Too

Whether finished or left bare, your basement benefits from spring cleaning. Ignoring this space can be disastrous!

Check walls and flooring for moisture or water leaks, and maintain proper humidity levels. Have your furnace, water heater, washer/dryer, and other major appliances inspected for performance. If you don’t have a sump pump already installed, invest in one now

#5 – HVAC & Plumbing

Speaking of furnaces and sump pumps, March is the perfect month to make sure your HVAC and plumbing systems are running well. Think of your home as a living being: if your house is a body, these complex networks are its vital organs.

Fix dripping fixtures (don’t forget those exterior spigots) and running toilets. Replace air filters. Double check pipe fittings, program thermostats, and flip the directional switch on your ceiling fans — counterclockwise for summer cooling, and clockwise for winter warmth.

Protecting Your Home

With spring comes those inevitable April showers and severe storms. These cleaning tips will help maintain your home, but Van Rooy Restoration is here if it needs something more. From expert roofing and water damage repair, to remodeling and major storm damage restoration, we have you and your Indianapolis-area home covered. Explore our website and contact our team today to learn more!

Is Your Roof at Risk This Winter?

Lots of people love winter, and it’s easy to see why. Snow makes everything look clean and quiet. Underneath that fresh blanket of powder, though, lie some hidden risks that can spell disaster for your roof.

Here are three common winter roof problems, with tips from the pros at Van Rooy Restoration on how to fix and prevent each of them.

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Condensation

Just like your foggy breath on a cold February morning, condensation occurs when warm air is rapidly cooled. As snow falls and settles on your roof, condensation can form under your shingles and in your attic. This can lead to major problems like mold and mildew growth, and the weakening of vital support structures in your house.

You can reduce and eliminate condensation by having a licensed expert install a proper ventilation system in your attic. Routine maintenance is also key – make sure you regularly check your attic and roof for cracks, holes, and damaged shingles. And never let water pool on your roof. If you notice any issues, call a roofing expert immediately to prevent further damage.

Icicles & Ice Dams

Mix sun, snow, and freezing temperatures, and what do you get? Ice. Because it adds a lot of extra weight, ice shouldn’t be allowed to accumulate on your roof. Icicles pose a safety hazard to people and animals, and ice dams – formed when water pools under roof shingles, and keeps freezing and refreezing as it trickles down – can cause major structural damage to your house.

Keeping gutters clean and sweeping snow from the roof will help prevent icicles and ice dams. You can also knock down small icicles before they have the chance to grow. Proper attic ventilation and insulation, along with sealing leaks, will protect your roof from dangerous ice dams.

Tree Limbs

Trees provide a natural source of shade, as well as a boost to your property value, but overhanging limbs and branches can break under the added weight of snow and ice, and come crashing through your roof.

Have a certified arborist or landscaper inspect your property each year, so that overhanging limbs can be carefully removed without damaging your roof or hurting the tree. Trim smaller, manageable branches that grow too close to your roof or home, as these promote mold growth.

Roof Emergency? Count on Us!

You have enough things to worry about during the winter – your roof’s integrity shouldn’t be one of them. If you’re interested in our roofing services or a roofing failure does occur, give us a call. From water damage restoration, to storm damage repair and expert remodeling & construction, there is nothing Old Man Winter can throw at your home that we can’t fix. Enjoy the snow out there, and keep your family AND your home safe this winter!