It’s that time of year again, when homeowners everywhere are starting to think about preparing their outdoor areas for the summer. Spring is often the start of a slew of projects like pruning trees and planting flowers in your backyard while also taking care not to forget basic maintenance tasks such as re-staining decks or replacing edging around flower beds. If you live along any coastlines on either side – Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico or Pacific Coastline – then it may be wise to take extra precautions by safeguarding your home and yard from coming storms with preparations now before they arrive this fall/winter season.

Take A Few Precautions This Hurricane Season with Your Roof

Hurricanes can be both destructive and damaging, not only to people but also sometimes homes too! If you don’t want the damage of rain or high winds on your home’s roof then here are some tips for preparation: use specially designed shingles that resist wind gusts; invest in storm shutters; trim back any trees lying close to the house so they do not fall onto it during an extreme weather event – these things will help protect against further flood water coming through as well.

Why Do Hurricanes Form?

Hurricanes are formed when humid tropical air rises in an area of low pressure over the sun-warmed ocean. The moist air is heavy with evaporated water, and once it reaches higher elevations, it condensates into clouds that grow larger and more frequent as they reform again and again.

Hurricanes are a natural disaster that can be devastating to coastal communities. They happen when hot, moist air from the surface of oceans rises into colder areas in the upper atmosphere and condenses forming clouds or rain droplets. The rising column will continue as long as it is fed by wet warm ocean breezes until cooler regions force them back down again; this process continues all around Earth’s equator every day!

Hurricanes get their name because they often form over warm waters near coasts where high winds rotate counterclockwise–or “hurricane” style–creating dangerous storm surges at sea level with flooding rains on land nearby for days before petering out once storms move inland or into cool water nearer poles.

Hurricanes are like the most popular people at school. The more you ignore them, the stronger they get and before long everyone is talking about their popularity. This year we might have a lot of hurricanes because it seems that no one cares enough to stop them when they’re just starting out as tropical storms. If there’s anything I’ve learned from other television programs on meteorology or weathermen in general, then Dan Kottlowski must know what he’s doing by mentioning 401 potential hurricane-fodder days ahead!

Long-time residents of coastal regions know how to plan for hurricanes – from creating an emergency plan, stocking up on supplies, and preparing their home by shuttering windows and cleaning gutters. But as a newcomer to the area you may not be aware that there are several strategies available. If your house is near or built over water then follow evacuation orders when they come in regardless of whether it’s “just another hurricane.” It might turn out like Hurricane Harvey last year which dumped 50 inches (1.27 meters) worth rain! Create an emergency kit with enough food and cash stored at friends’ houses who live inland away from storm surges so if power goes out while staying put during the storm you don’t end up without basic necessities for too long.

How to Prepare Your Roof for Hurricane Season

These are tumultuous times in our country. Even the most powerful storms can cause significant damage if fallen tree branches, flying debris and torrential downpours happen during your hurricane season. Protecting your roof is a top priority but luckily there are plenty of things you can do ahead of time to make sure it’s ready when these events strike. For example:

-Find out what type of shingle or tile best suits your home’s needs; consider heavier weight tiles that will be less likely to fly off during heavy winds (which might also mean higher installation costs).

-Apply some weather resistant coating on any unsealed surfaces which may not otherwise stay secure against wind and rainwater.

Schedule A Pre-Season Roof Inspection

Don’t risk your home’s protection from severe weather. Schedule an appointment with a professional roofer to inspect the condition of your shingles, flashing and other problems to find out how you can protect yourself in case it gets stormy before hurricane season arrives.

A professional roofing contractor can help you strengthen your frame against the impacts of tropical storms or hurricanes.  Braces and collar ties are two common methods for reinforcing a structure, but strapping is also an option that has become popular in recent years. To learn more about how to protect your home from extreme weather patterns like these, contact me today!

 

Choosing Quality Roofing Products.

During a hurricane, winds can peel shingles off and tear through flashing with little resistance. Edges and eave are especially vulnerable to powerful uplift that can carry objects into contact with surface areas exposed during wind gusts or high velocities associated with rainfall. Our team has decade’s worth of experience in roof repair services for all types of homes, buildings, businesses & property owners making us one stop shop when it comes time to get back on track after storm damage hits!

Tough water-resistant synthetic underlayments are one of the most important factors in a roofing system. Without it, your house could be susceptible to damage from rain and other elements that would seep through any defects like nails or cracks. This type of material should not only withstand high winds but also extreme heat which can compromise your home’s integrity over time if left unprotected by an adequate layer such as this!

Homeowners in areas prone to hurricanes can choose from a variety of weather-resistant options for their roof. WeatherLock® Ice and Water Barrier is designed specifically to protect the decking on roofs exposed during hurricane season, but homeowners also have other choices such as Owens Corning’s traditional ice and water barrier or AltaShield™ Ultra Shield DWR Roof Coating.

Homeowners who live where snow isn’t uncommon may be interested in installing an extra layer that will keep moisture out so they don’t end up with mold problems down the road*. The upside is that you’ll never need another layer again! So make sure your next project includes this additional protection measure: Superdeck II+* by Dupont Systems Incorporated.*

Insurance Discounts

For homeowners who want to protect their homes from devastating storms, it pays off in the long run. States like Florida require insurance providers provide discounts for those willing to oversee hurricane-related building codes and reduce exposure risk!

The time has come to determine how well your home can withstand strong winds. This will involve a professional assessment from an inspector who is certified in wind mitigation inspections. They’ll look at the siding, windows, doors (especially garage door), and of course the roof!

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