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3 Spring Roof Maintenance Tips for your Rental Property

After a long, dreary winter, it looks like spring is almost here. The warm winds and bright sun make the spring a perfect time to proactively inspect and maintain your rental property's roof. Performing the proper maintenance on your rental will help protect your investment and keep your tenants happy.

One of the most important parts of any property is the roof. Keeping it well-maintained will help stop moisture damage and cut down on costly repairs later on. Here are 3 roof maintenance tips for the spring:

#1 Perform a Roof Inspection

The first thing that you will want to do is perform a roof inspection. If you are not able to get up on the roof or you are squeamish of heights, then hire a professional to do an inspection. Here are things to look for:

  • Shingles that are buckled, cracked or curled up
  • Broken or missing shingles
  • Damaged flashing around skylights, vents or chimneys

#2 Take a Look at the Gutters

Check for leaky or loose gutters. Make sure that they are all draining properly. Improper drainage can lead to serious water damage in other areas of the home. Check the downspouts for debris and remove any that you find.

#3 Check the Interior Ceilings and Walls

Look for signs of water damage on interior ceilings and walls. You might notice dark water spots. Also, take a look in the attic to check for signs of moisture. This is usually the first area that is damaged by a roof leak.

Doing these simple maintenance tasks in the spring will help ensure that your rental property stays in good shape. It will pave the way for a trouble-free summer. For more tips on roof maintenance or to schedule an appointment for a roof inspection of your rental property, visit Premiere Roofing of South Carolina.


 

Thanks to everyone at Premiere. Y'all are great!

Elizabeth J.