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Seasonal Maintenance: Fall

Fall is a great time to check your home for any maintenance issues that need to be addressed before winter sets in. We’ve outlined some things to consider for your roof in this seasonal maintenance guide.

 

What's your roof's fire rating?

Fire Resistance: Do you know the fire resistance of your current roof? All Malarkey shingles include a Class A fire rating, which is the most fire resistant rating available.

 

Be sure to check your roof for leaves and other tree debris

Tree Debris: Keep an eye out for leaves and other tree debris on your roof that can cause discoloration and promote organic growth, which in some cases leads to granule loss.

 

Leaves in GutterClogged Gutters: Clogged gutters can prohibit proper water drainage, which can lead to the potential for leaks and even ice dams in the winter.

 

VentilationInsulation and Ventilation: As fall sets in and temperatures cool, it is important to make sure you have proper insulation and ventilation in your home. Proper insulation and ventilation can keep heat out of your attic and inside of your home, which may save on heating costs and help prevent damaging ice dams from forming on your roof.

 

 

Safety First: Before checking your roof, be sure you put your safety first. You can find important safety tips here.