Roof Protection Ideas From The Experts

Roof Protection Ideas From The Experts

During certain times of year, Myrtle Beach can experience strong winds and storms and you will need a more durable and stable roofing protection system. Despite having the highest quality of roof and the best roof design, you still end up having repairs – and sometimes even replacing your roof – after a major storm like we experienced with Hurricanes Matthew, Charlie and Hugo. To help reduce, if not completely eliminate, the repairs or roof problems you will have to face after storms and strong winds, we have gathered these roofing protection ideas from industry experts and professionals: Work with a highly skilled architect or roof consultant. A professional roof consultant will help you design a durable roof for your house, depending on your location, the style of your house and in what wind direction your house is facing. Working with licensed and certified architects will also help you ensure that your roof follows the requirements of your insurance, local codes and standards, and resistant to wind uplift and fires. Pay more attention to your roof’s edges and corners. Although they may seem more for decorative purposes, the corners and edges of your roof actually help keep the entire roofing system in place even when there is strong wind. To ensure that your roof’s edges and corners won’t fail you during a windstorm, make sure they have continuous cleats, gravel stops, and copings. Make sure mechanical units are tightly secured. These mechanical units primarily include your air conditioning unit and their screen covers, antennae, and satellite dishes. Most often, damages to roof come from the mechanical units attached to...