Common Issues with Your Roof this Winter

Roof damages is very common in this part of country during the winter months. During these winter storms, your roof can encounter massive amounts of heavy snow and ice. If you are a homeowner, it’s important to be aware of whats coming onto your roof to avoid severe damage. Ice dams, icicles, and condensation are just a few of the common issues you will face during the winter around your roof. Ice dams are from the buildup of ice and water on the roof and under the shingles. Icicles are caused from precipitation falling onto a warm roof, it can, if temperatures are cold enough the melted water will refreeze. Condensation can happen when warm air joins with a cold surface, which leads to mold and mildew inside your home.

Roof maintenance is not an easy job, don’t be afraid to contact a professional if your roof encounters any damages throughout these winter months. Contact Thomas Burke Roofs at (781) 246-5622 or fill out our contact form, if you are experience roof damage this winter

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