Winterizing things is important. Whether you’re a car hobbyist and need to store it for the winter, or you ride bikes – or even if you like gardening – there are certain steps that should be taken to protect these items during the cold months from freezing temps, condensation, and other harms. When it comes to your home – sure you can crank up your thermostat or run a space heater and make sure there are no drafts at your windows, but one important thing you cannot forget to do when winterizing is taking care of your roof. 

Because we live in a region that is typically impacted by large snowfall amounts and other serious winter weather conditions, winterizing is a key step to protect the life of your roof. Here are a few key steps to ensuring your roof will make it through the winter season this year. 

Inspect for Problems Before Winter Weather Happens 

One of the most obvious ways to check if your roof has any damage that needs to be addressed is to climb on top or even look up from the ground. Depending on the type and location you may be able to see it from there. It’s wise to choose a professional for this step especially if your home is tall and because they’ll be able to diagnose the roof’s condition best. But there are other things you can do to check for damage like going inside your home and looking up at the ceilings. Water stains indicate a leak or go into the attic for pooled water and any apparent holes or drafts. These should all be handled before extreme winter weather temps come around. 

Contact a Professional for Roof Repairs 

If you’re in need of a roof inspection or repairs for your Connecticut home, it’s important to choose a professional roofing company to get the job done. While there are a number of options out there not everyone has the experience or specializes in certain types of repairs or materials and this is key to ensuring the work done on your roof meets high-quality standards and will last for years to come. 

JS and R Roofing has been serving residential and commercial customers across Connecticut for over 20 years. We take pride in the quality of our work and our commitment to customer service. Contact us today to request an inspection and estimate.