Roofing Blog

By: Jerry Ski | December 19, 2013

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Each home needs annual maintenance and your home's roof is no exception. To properly protect your home from the elements year round, the roof must be inspected annually and properly maintained if need be. If left unattended, you roof may become damaged in areas such as the chimney flashing, pipe jack, or you may have curled or missing roofing shingles that may potentially lead to a leak if severe weather approaches your region.

Proper Roofing Maintenance

  • Clear debris from your roof. Leaves and branches can and will soak up water, thus causing damage to your shingles as well as your gutters. The roof is designed to channel water away from the house, which cannot take place if debris are present.
  • Check state of flashing. Flashing may become loose around the chimney or pipe jack flashing may have holes, thus causing larger issues in the long run.
  • Missing or damaged shingles. Check for missing or curled shingles, as they can further tear off and potentially expose your roof to damage. Depending on the severity of the curling, in many cases the roofing shingles may have to be replaced to properly protect the sheathing.
  • Maintain gutters. Maintaining your gutters is a crucial aspect of protecting your roof as well as the rest of the home. The gutters play an integral role in carrying water away from the house. If they cannot perform their functions, you can quickly see damage wreck havoc on the home.

Please contact Brothers Roofing for all of your New Jersey roofing repair or roofing maintenance needs. A roof inspection coupled with the necessary preventive maintenance may cost you a little today but can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the long run, not to mention the headaches that come with unforeseen roofing damage.


At Brothers Roofing, we offer quality materials to our customers along with quality installs. We also offer a 10 Year Labor Warranty on roof replacements to offer our customers a peace of mind. Please contact Brothers Roofing at (609)508-3416 for any roofing, siding, or gutter services you may require.


Category: Roof Maintenance 

Tags: roof, roofing shingles, flashing 

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