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Springtime Roof Repairs and Maintenance

May 31

Springtime Roof Repairs and Maintenance

Roof repairs and maintenance must consider seasonal changes. This is because roofing difficulties are subject to seasonal changes. This is because of:

  • Snow accumulation and accumulation on the roof
  • Leaks around flashings
  • Ice dams form inside your gutters and along the edge of your roof
  • Broken and cracked shingles
  • Damage to the insulation and blocked attic ventilations

This is the best way to address roofing concerns.

You also need to take the steps necessary to prepare your roofing system for the spring. Here are seven important things that will make spring rooftop maintenance more simple.

  1. Clearing debris
    The roof needs to be cleaned regularly in order for you to have a clear view and see the areas that need attention. Make sure that the roof is dry before you begin to remove branches, leaves, nests, and other debris. Inspect the gutters, downspouts, fascia, and the area around them as part of the inspection.
  2. Repairing Water Leaks
    Look at the flashings of your chimney, chimney, flashings as well as vents, skylights, roof underside, and chimney for signs of water damage. The signs of water damage are often seen in darker patches. Additionally, black mould can be seen in areas. Professional help is required to address the problem.
  3. Loose Flashings
    Flashings are protective metal pieces commonly found near chimneys or vents. You should check them to make sure they are attached correctly to the roof.
  4. Replacing Shingles
    Replacing damaged shingles can be an important part of roof repair. Before waterproofing the vents, you must take care of any damaged, curled, or missing pieces. However, small cracks and tears can usually be repaired. Damaged or missing shingles should be replaced.
  5. Resealing Valves
    You should inspect the vents to ensure sealants are not missing, cracked, or chipped. Make sure to inspect the areas surrounding the vents carefully to prevent any mishaps. You can prevent further damage by using a superior sealant.
  6. Replacing Popped Nails
    Here are some reasons why roof nails can pop.


    • The nails are either too short or corroded
    • They were placed between seams
    • Nailing was done in an improper manner
    • The roof decking cannot hold the items.
    • The caulking on the walls is old and slowly deteriorating

    Applying a sealant or cement won't solve the problem. The best way to fix the problem is to pull out the popping nails, and then place a new one just an inch from it.

  7. Recaulking Around Chimneys
    Caulking around chimneys is a delicate job. To remove the old caulking, scrape away the remnants until you have a clear view below. To prevent water damage, you can apply the sealant. Each piece of flashing should have a layer of the new sealant.

We Offer Fast and Efficient Roof Repair Services

If any of these problems sound like the ones you’re facing, know that it’s time to call a professional roofer. Make sure you choose a reputed and experienced company to inspect your roof, ensuring you receive the best results and complete satisfaction.

Greenville Roofing Masters provide many roofing services such as attic ventilation. We also provide fascia installation and soffit install. Ice damming services are also available. We have a dedicated team to solve all your roofing problems.


Greenville Roofing Masters 

Greenville NC

(252) 436 8250