The United Kingdom has been experiencing quite strong and windy weather of late and a few small tornadoes have been spotted in a few parts of Britain. There is no doubt that our weather patterns are changing and when we experience storms now, we also have trees being blown down and roofs of houses and businesses being damaged. You can’t see the damage because you are at ground level, but there might be a lot going on up there that you are not aware of. That’s why you need to get your local roofing company to have a look.
If you do need roof repair in Wokingham, then there are a number of reliable roofing companies in the area that will check your roof out for you. When they get up there, they will look for the following things.
- Roof tiles and slates frequently come loose or get broken during windy weather and these need to be put back into place, fixed or replaced altogether. Your roofing company will have some of the more popular tiles in stock.
- The guttering around your home gets stuffed up with leaves and other debris and this needs to be cleared out, so that the rain water can drain effectively from your roof. Your roofer will clear this out for you.
- The fascia and soffits may have come loose during the storm and these have to be checked and fixed back into place. Rust may cause the brackets, and screws to come loose.
Your roof needs to be checked at least once a year to ward off any small issues that may arise. If you leave it too long, you may have a real problem.