If you live in an area that experienced frequent hail storms, then you may be concerned about how your roof can handle the large pieces of ice. This is a real issue and you may see hail damage across your asphalt roof. There are certain types of common damage you are likely to see. Keep reading to learn about the damage that might be noted and also to learn what you should do if you see the damage.
Providing protection via a coop for your flock of chickens is an important part of being a responsible chicken owner. Many varieties of chicken breeds can withstand low winter temperatures, as long as they have protection from wet weather and cold winds. So, a chicken coop with a dry roof and adequate ventilation will give your flock of chickens the happy environment they need to lay you an abundance of eggs.
Some companies that provide roof coatings with a foam layer market their products as having no maintenance requirements at all. While foam coated roofs do need less care than many other types of low slope and reinforced roofing, there's still some occasional chores that are required to protect both the foam and the coatings above it. Maintain your foam coated roof properly to prevent leaks from developing for decades.
If this is your first winter as the facilities manager for a commercial building, you may not know how best to manage the snow weight and the effects of the winter weather on the building's roof. Don't risk serious roof damage by neglecting the roof throughout the harsh winter months. Here are some tips to help you prepare and get the building safely through the snow season.
Have An Emergency Plan
The formation of ice dams on the edges of your home's roof not only cause damage to your shingles or other roofing material and the underlayer of roof decking, but they can also cause leaks into your home's interior and exterior walls and framing, and cause mold and mildew growth and the risk of allergies and asthma from the growth. Water leaks through your home's roof can also soak into and damage fiberglass batting insulation to cause a reduction in your home insulation and allow heat loss.