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How to Prevent Your Roof from Collapsing

November 30, 2015 at 1:03 PM

Winterizing Your RoofIt is more common for homeowners in to experience roof collapses due to heavy snowfall in the northern US, but did you know anyone could experience a roof collapse at any time throughout the year?

While snow is a common cause of roof collapses, it’s just one of the many elements that could have a very negative impact on your roof. Heavy rain, strong winds and debris build up on your roof can all also cause collapse. 

With regular roofing maintenance, the warning signs can be caught in advance and you can prevent a roof collapse. 

Roof Collapse Warning Signs

The following can be warning signs for a potential roof collapse and should be addressed immediately by your local roofing contractor: 

  • Cracks in the exterior masonry of the home
  • Sprinkler heads dropping below the ceiling tiles
  • Sagging sections in the ceiling indoors or on the roof shingles
  • Severe and constant leaking
  • Bowed or bent pipes in the ceiling
  • Windows or doors that are difficult to open 
  • Bends or other deformities in the roof framing or support
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Schedule Your Regular Roofing Maintenance!

If you’ve noticed any of the above roof collapse warning signs in your home, it’s time to reach out to your local roofer for solutions!

H&S Roofing and Gutter Company has been serving the Charlotte, NC area since 1939, and our team of roofers hold the expertise to help you solve your roofing problems. Offering prompt, reliable service, including 24-hour emergency service, H&S Roofing and Gutter Company is proud to deliver a great finished product time and time again.

To get in touch with H&S Roofing and Gutter Company, call 704-334-9934 to speak to a representative or visit us at www.hsroofing.com.



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