Sunday, July 23, 2006
When Roofs Are Vulnerable
Paul Bianchina of the Inman News Service has some timely advice on insuring that your roof has a fighting chance aginst storms like we had last week.
"....During winter rain and snow cycles as the wood becomes saturated, the curling and warping becomes a little less noticeable, but during each summer's drying cycle it will become increasingly more pronounced.
Because the wood is no longer flat, the roofing is also very vulnerable to damage from impact. Even very small tree branches that come loose during windstorms can crack the shingles, and walking on them during the heat of a summer's day can do a tremendous amount of damage...."