Learning how to recognize potential winter roofing problems is essential for preventing future damage.
Winter Roofing Preparedness
Winter may not be a stranger to Chicago and Northwest Indiana, but it still causes plenty of harm to its residents during the brutal three-month season. With heavy snowfall piling up on roofs, heavy winds ripping shingles off homes and businesses, or ice dams causing leaks - there are many different ways winter can make life miserable for those living here.
Roof Leak Repair
If you notices signs of a leak this winter, give us a call to inspect the damage and repair your roof. Depending on weather conditions and severity of the leak, we may offer a short-term solution to stop the leak and schedule a long-term solution in the spring when weather conditions improve. Either way, we have you covered!
Roof Ice Dam Mitigation
Your roof is one of the most important investments you've made in your home or business. Without proper protection, it can easily become damaged by ice dams.
Not sure if you have an ice dam on your roof? Here are four key indicators:
Icicles or ice build-up along your gutters or the edge of your roof
Interior wall or ceiling water damage
Gutters are not properly draining
Snow that has melted at the top of your roof, but not at the lower
With our roof ice dam mitigation service, you can relax knowing that we will properly mitigate any ice dams and replace any damaged areas to keep your home or business is safe!
Roof Snow Removal
Roof snow removal is essential to prevent and mitigate ice dams from forming and causing interior leaks. Unless you're an experienced roofer, climbing up on your roof involves a great deal of risk for your safety and is not recommended - especially when there is snow and/or ice on your roof. At Gluth Brothers Roofing, we offer Roof Snow Removal Services that prevents ice dams from forming, thus saving you from thousands of dollars of potential interior damage to your home. Learn more about ice dams read our article:
Commercial Building Roof Snow Removal
For commercial buildings similar to Amazon warehouses whose roof weight load per square roof is less than residential homes, heavy snowfall can cause structural damages and is important to it have removed. According to FEMA's Snow Load Safety Guide, "the weight of 1 foot of fresh snow ranges from 3 pounds per square foot for light, dry snow to 21 pounds per square foot for wet, heavy snow".
WHAT KEEPS YOUR
There are many components to your roof than what meets the eye. No matter what your roofing needs are, at Gluth Brothers Roofing we offer a full line of roofing services and more! Our knowledgable sales staff will provide you with a free estimate on the services listed below. Our trained expert roofers will complete project and give you peace-of-mind.