New Milford, Connecticut
5 Old Town Park Rd
New Milford, CT 06776

3 Spring Roof Maintenance Tips April 10, 2019

New Milford, Litchfield
3 Spring Roof Maintenance Tips, New Milford, Connecticut

As spring weather arrives, it’s important to keep your roof in mind. It plays an integral role in protecting your home, and regular maintenance is key to preserving your residential roofing. Staying on top of upkeep and working with professionals will avoid the need for repairs and help you maximize its life span.

How to Maintain Your Roof in Spring

1. Catch Damage Early

As spring thunderstorms roll in, make a habit of checking your residential roofing afterward. High winds can rip shingles off or damage protective surfaces around skylights or chimneys. Check from the street for obvious signs of damage. Also, look for leaks in your attic. By recognizing and addressing these problems early, you can mitigate or prevent more serious damage.

2. Clean Your Gutters

residential roofing Overflowing gutters pose a number of risks to your home. As water spills over the lip of a clogged gutter, it can gradually strip paint from your home exterior. Flooding at the base of your home can ruin the landscaping, and if the soil becomes oversaturated, your home’s foundation may become damaged. Stay on top of cleaning the gutters so that water can be safely discharged from your residential roofing and property.

3. Schedule an Inspection

It’s not always easy to recognize signs of wear and damage to your residential roofing. To make sure yours is holding up, schedule a professional inspection. A roofing contractor will look at every aspect of your system to identify weaknesses, such as cracks or leaks, broken or missing shingles, and damaged flashing points. If any roof repairs are needed, they’ll tackle them right away and take measures to prevent future problems.


When you’re ready to schedule a roof inspection, contact Lasco Roofing & Sheet Metal. They offer both commercial and residential roofing services. They’ve served Litchfield County, CT, for over 45 years and can assist with everything from general repairs to new roof installations. Visit their website for a full breakdown of their services, or call (860) 355-8060 today to speak with a representative.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Lasco Roofing & Sheet Metal Co.
4 Common Metal Roofing Problems, New Milford, Connecticut
Metal roofing is a popular option due to the material’s strength, longevity, fire resistance, and visual appeal. However, even systems installed by experienced roofing contractors more
Why Does Flashing Matter for Residential Roofing?, New Milford, Connecticut
While they do a fantastic job protecting the rest of your residential roofing, shingles and metal roofing sheets may have difficulty keeping water out of seams. These areas more
3 Ways a Roof Leak Can Damage Your Home, New Milford, Connecticut
Roof leaks arise from numerous situations. High winds, buffeting branches, ice infiltration, and age can all wreak havoc on a roof. Even a tiny leak can cause major problems if you more
4 Advantages of Using Fiberglass for Roofing, New Milford, Connecticut
Installing a new roof is one of the most expensive home maintenance projects, so you’ll want to ensure you choose a material that provides the best value for your investment. While more
A Guide to Choosing the Right Roofing Material for Your Home, New Milford, Connecticut
When choosing a new roof, you should consider durability, budget, style, and climate. With so many materials available, it can be difficult to know which is ideally suited for more