26 July 2019 / Residential Roofing

Summer Storm Damage – Safeguard Your Home

summer storm damageBoth kids and adults love the summer as it is the time when they can go on vacations with the family and have fun.  Amidst all the joy that summer brings, it also comes with summer storm damage to our homes brought about by the different and sometimes disastrous weather conditions.  Now, this article gives us ideas on how we can safeguard our home following a few steps and suggestions.

Fallen trees

Regularly check your property for trees and shrubs.  Should there be any, ensure that none are about to be uprooted easily or are infested by insects?  If this is something you cannot avoid, make sure to call a reliable tree service.

Power Surge

Although not foolproof at all times, installing a surge protector will help you a lot in terms of protecting your electric appliances from possible surges brought about by lightning, etc.,

Power Outage

To overcome potential problems that may arise during a power outage, it is advisable that emergency lights are prepared as well as non-perishable, ready-to-eat food.  Panic buying of food or groceries should not be the case but ensure that you have enough stock for your whole family for several days.

Roof damage

Regular inspection of your roof is crucial as it may prevent future problems caused by possible summer thunderstorms.  Checking your roof for potential leaks or cracks can also go a long way and should be done religiously.

Water leaks or floods

Should there be cracks on your walls or floorings, ensure that these are sealed to prevent leaks and floods?  Also, make sure that your downspouts are free from dead leaves as these may cause roof leaks if left unattended.

If you find yourself on the wrong end of Summer Storm Damage, call DownSouth Roofing Today.  The home of Free Roof Inspections.