A bit of debris on your roof is often easy to write off. After all, what could some rubble do to your home’s roof? Well, depending on when you last had work done on the roof, as well as the weight and quantity of the debris, that secure roof can become damaged quite easily. So, why does debris need to be removed from the roof? In short, it can lead to some much larger problems if left to accumulate. Even the slightest build-up of branches, gunk, or leaves can lead to expensive repairs. With that being said, here are a few of the reasons roof debris needs to be removed as soon as possible.
How Bad Can Roof Debris Be?
Roof debris is one of easiest roofing issues for homeowners to brush off and forget about. However, there are multiple a few different kinds of debris that should be dealt with as soon as possible in order to limit the damage to your roof. Learn more by reading below:
Any debris that is holding water or moisture can lead to mold. Mold is one of the most irritating and costly roof repairs you might have to battle as a homeowner. To avoid it, debris should be removed immediately. If not, mold could potentially spread across your entire roof, and even into your home’s frame where it can begin to make your family sick. If the hassle of removing debris seems inopportune, just imagine a battle with mold all over the home.
Wild Critters and Friends
If there are branches or leaves on the roof that a critter could make into a home, they will not want to leave after making it home. The roof is a great place for critters to set up shop, as it’s much more stable than a tree. Unfortunately, their occupancy can make your roof less secure than the critter or you would like it to be. Remove debris before an animal calls it home so you don’t have to deal with two problems at once.
During a drought or even just a day without rain, branches and other debris can catch flame in a horrible situation. There are a ton of reasons to get rid of debris, but fire is one of the biggest concerns, especially in dry states. You don’t want to have to deal with the threat of flames, and debris can spread a fire faster than just about anything. Get rid of that worry and remove the debris today.
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Are you in need of assistance with replacing or repairing your roof after it was damaged? Our team at Berglund Homes is ready to assist! We can be reached over the phone at (781) 879-3406 or by filling out our team’s online contact form! We look forward to hearing from you and assisting with your roof replacement needs!