Roof is an integral part of any building as it does a very integral job in protecting the belongings of the residents of building from water damage which would otherwise cause a lot of harm to the belongings of the house be it electronics, furnitures, paintings and other house hold items. Therefore maintaining the roof should be your number one option so as to maintain the security of your belongs in the house and also make sure that your house interior remains in perfect shape as possible. This is because water damage can lead to very great losses which you would have other saved by just maintaining your roof to the optimum levels. This article therefore will come into your aid by outlining the things that you ought to do in order to maintain your roof and therefore maintain its perfect shape. They include:
Regularly clear the debris
Because roofs are the exterior part of the building the chances of it coming into contact with the debris is without doubt high, however whenever the roof captures debris be it leaves glass, soil, tree branches and so on it is your duty to remove them. The debris that is captured on the roof is very dangerous in that it attracts capturing of water on the roofs this in turn makes the water to clog on the roof, which In turn spells disaster to your building because it will start finding ways of draining thus finding your house and thereafter causing water damage to your building. To avoid this therefore you need to clear all the debris on your roof now and then in order to avoid the water from clogging or becoming stagnant on your rooftop, which is very dangerous for your house.
Know your roof
Most of the people never keep record of their roof which is a disaster waiting to happen, in the cause of maintain your roof it is always advisable to keep records of your roof. Some of the information that you should have are how old is the roof, all roof repairs last and where, and many other information. Once you have done that keep, the records somewhere you can retrieve them easily. As they will help you keep track of your roof and make concrete and informed decision whenever a damage occurs on it. For example, when knowing the age of your roof you will be able to know whether the roof that you have should be replaced or repaired. In addition, which type of repair that it needs. This always helps to keep your roof in shape.
Remove any moss regularly
Moss is another calamity to your roof, it is the nature of moss to get wet easily and retain the humidity in it. Therefore, whenever its left unattended o the moss makes your roof wet most of the time and captures humidity which is water, which can cause water, damage most times. Therefore, to avoid this you need to remove the moss whenever you are free.