Common Roofing Problems in Texas | North Texas Commercial Roofing
February 29, 2016
Texas is a great state, but it does have its issues. The elements cause a lot of stress on your home, especially the roof. Typically, it seems like there’s a drought in the summer, but this year the rains have been awful. Here are some of the most common roofing problems that happen due to Texas weather.
Strong winds low roofing material off your home. It’s not just shingles that are damaged, but the felt and sheathing underneath that protects your house. If you have a tree close to your roof, high winds can damage your roof in another way when the limbs impact the roof. Have your roof inspected annually to make sure the wind hasn’t damaged it.
Roof runoff can ruin your gutters, eaves, and downspout when the rains come harder than your home’s roofing system can handle. This past year was rough on homes when Texas received much more rainfall than normal. This added water also put stress on flashing, the material that goes over the joints in your roof.
Hail can break windows and skylights, but it’s also extremely hard on your roof. That summer hailstorm weakens the structure of your roof. No matter what type of roof you have, it should be inspected after a hailstorm.
You may not have the equipment to fully get out and check on your roof. Even if you do have a ladder, it’s easy for the untrained eye to miss small details of deterioration on the roof. Don’t let the Texas weather damage your home. Protect your investment by taking care of your roof.
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