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There are several factors in determining the cost of a new roof, such as location, size, and style. This is why we offer our clients free estimates as well as free property and storm damage inspections. Prrotect Roofing will also walk you through the insurance maze to restore your property to its pristine condition.

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Yes! We’re happy to be a part of your new build and to help start your project off on the right foot!

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Yes! From routine maintenance to full exterior replacement, our team is here to ensure that your investment, and your residents, are prrotected.

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We are proud to work with homeowners and real estate agents whenever a building inspection is needed. Our team will identify problem areas and provide a complete report of our findings upon completion.

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The best time to build a roof is when you need one! While current weather is a factor in outdoor jobs, there is never a bad time to build, repair, or replace a roof. Our first step is to identify any existing problems to determine when the repair should be completed. The materials involved will also factor into the project’s timeline (e.g., asphalt shingles require +40°F whereas a flat roof can be installed or repaired at any temperature). Our team is prepared to work as needed to resolve your issue. Whether it’s to fix ice-damming in the winter or repairing a leak before the next summer storm, Prrotect Roofing is ready for the job.

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Yes! Whether your roof needs routine maintenance or you’re wanting to upgrade your siding with a new look, Prrotect Roofing can help! We’ll take on repairs, replacements, upgrades, new builds, and more! Our team is proud to take on the work that keeps your home prrotected.

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To Clear or Not to Clear: Should You Remove Leaves from Your Roof?

October 04, 20232 min read

Should You Remove Leaves From Your Roof?

As fall arrives, leaves begin to blanket our landscapes in a sea of vibrant colors. While the sight of autumn leaves can be enchanting, they can also pose challenges to your home's maintenance. One common question that homeowners face during this season is whether they should remove leaves from their roofs. In this blog post, we'll explore the pros and cons of roof leaf removal and provide insight into the best practices to keep your roof in top condition and avoid potential residential roof replacement.

The Benefits of Removing Leaves:

  • Preventing Roof Damage: Leaves can accumulate on your roof, especially in gutters and valleys, creating a damp environment that promotes the growth of moss, algae, and mold. These unwanted guests can damage your roofing materials over time.

  • Preserving Gutters and Drainage: When leaves accumulate in gutters, they can clog the system, causing water to overflow and potentially damage your home's foundation. Removing leaves helps maintain proper drainage.

  • Reducing Fire Hazards: In some regions, particularly those prone to wildfires, accumulated leaves on the roof can pose a fire hazard. Removing leaves can help reduce this risk.

When Not to Remove Leaves:

  • Minimal Accumulation: If the leaf accumulation on your roof is minimal and not causing immediate problems, you may not need to remove them. Lighter leaf coverage can be naturally blown away or decompose harmlessly.

Best Practices for Roof Leaf Removal:

  • Safety First: If you decide to remove leaves from your roof, safety should be your top priority. Use a sturdy ladder and take precautions to avoid slipping or falling. If you're uncomfortable with the task, consider hiring a professional.

  • Use the Right Tools: Invest in a quality roof rake or leaf blower designed for the task. These tools will help you efficiently remove leaves without damaging your roofing materials.

  • Regular Maintenance: Perform regular checks during the fall season to ensure leaves aren't accumulating excessively. Promptly remove any leaves you find to prevent long-term damage.

The decision to remove leaves from your roof ultimately depends on factors such as the amount of accumulation, your location, and your specific roofing materials. While leaves can contribute to roofing issues if left unchecked, light leaf coverage may not warrant immediate removal. However, regular maintenance and vigilance are key to preventing long-term damage and preserving the integrity of your roof.

Remember that safety should always come first. If you have concerns or aren't comfortable with the task, it's wise to consult a roofing professional for guidance or assistance. By making informed decisions about leaf removal and following best practices, you can ensure your roof remains in optimal condition throughout the fall season and beyond.

If you are already experiencing roof damage and looking for a quick and painless roofing estimate, look no further than Prrotect Roofing! Simply CLICK HERE and answer a few questions for an instant estimate from our team!

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