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How to Care For Your Roof

J.D Flora Roofing provides the most economical roofing services in Columbus & Central Ohio. Whether you are looking for install a new roof or repair an existing roof, we are here to help

The average life of Asphalt shingles is about 20 years. Extreme weather conditions can severely affect the lifespan of any roof. Whether your roof is new or a few years old, you can keep it in the best possible shape for the longest time by following some simple tips.

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Keep the gutters clean
Though water helps clean, a clogged gutter can retain the water and rot the roof.

Keep the roof clean
Any debris that can cause water to remain stagnant on the roof will trap moisture and start to damage the roof

Check it from inside
With the need for an air conditioner in summer and a heater in winter, the air travels upwards and reaches the roof, providing an adequate environment for algae to grow. Hire a pro to get rid of algae.

Keep those branches trimmed
A branch of a tree can be as damaging as water during high winds. If you have mature trees closer to your home, ensure that the branches are not close to the roof. Branches can also provide rodents and pests easy access to your roof.

Listen to your roof
After a big wind or rain, or if you hear rodents, give your roof a quick check. Look for loose / displaced shingles. Check around vents and other openings

If anything seems out of place, give us a call and we can inspect your roof ASAP.

Most roofing problems can be fixed easily but if you ignore them, the damage will be much higher and will cost more.