If you’re doing your own gutter cleaning and found granules in the gutter troughs, they’re from your asphalt shingle roof. In today’s post, roof installation and kitchen remodeling contractor Northwest Construction explains how they get into gutters, what they indicate, and — most importantly — whether or not you should be worried about them.
There are several reasons to call a gutter contractor. Whether you’re building a new home or replacing old gutters, you need professionals to handle the gutter system installation. The same is true if you’re working on a bathroom remodeling project in which you’re building out and the roof has to be expanded.
Buildings, including private residences, follow codes to ensure the safety of their occupants as well as their surroundings. If a building is able to withstand extreme weather events, such as hurricanes, and is still habitable for at least a short time without the benefit of power, it is said to be resilient.
During the winter season, just about every roofing contractor is busy with calls regarding roof damage, from simple leaks to dangerous collapses. This is why it’s always a good idea to winterize your home in preparation for the season. One of the most important parts of winterization is roof maintenance and inspection even before the first snowfall.
Clogged gutters are perhaps the most common causes of roof repair problems in most North American homes. In fact, homes in the desert are probably the only ones who don’t have to worry much about clearing away leaves and other debris in their gutters every season. Unfortunately, Michigan is about as far from a desert as you […]