How to Safely Remove Leaves from Your Roof

With the fall months coming quickly, property owners in Southeast Michigan will eventually have to deal with all those falling leaves from the trees overhead.  Leaves and debris accumulate and can make a mess of your roof and disrupt the flow of rainwater in your gutters.

Along with all the other things you do around the house to prep for wintertime, removing leaves and fall debris from your roofing, gutters, and other areas of your home should be a top priority.

With the help of our expert roofers in Macomb County, Paramount Building, Inc. can help you tackle this annual headache and avoid any roofing issues.

For a little bit about why this might be so imperative, browse some of the points below to get a better idea of this annual home to-do.

How Often Should My Gutters Get Cleaned?

Our roofers recommend business owners and homeowners get their gutters cleaned at least twice per year.  Our strongest recommendation is to do it at least once in the springtime and once after the leaves fall in autumn.  Rest assured that we understand your home or business is one of the most important investments you will make.  Therefore, to continue protecting those investments, Paramount recommends installing aluminum seamless gutters to provide a highly effective water drainage system all year.

In addition to premium gutter installation, Paramount uses Leaf Relief — a highly effective gutter protection system with a patented Aluma-Perf technology for optimal gutter quality.  This protection allows water to flow freely while keeping the nuisance of fall leaves and debris out and away from your gutter systems.  In addition to removing debris, Leaf Relief helps in the resistance of damage from bugs, squirrels, raccoons, and birds.

What If You Don’t Clean Your Gutters & Roof?

While being left to rot, fallen leaves absorb water and add a significant amount of weight to your roof and gutters.  Eventually, gutters pull away from the infrastructure and can damage the exterior of your home.  If accumulated water can’t escape roof shingles or flow through the gutters, the water might then seep its way through into the interior infrastructure and home insulation.

Trapped moisture can create conditions for mold and algae, ultimately affecting the lifespan of a roof and gutters.  So, it is essential to remove leaves and debris from your roof before the winter hits.  To avoid clumps of decomposing leaves and accumulating mold and algae, it’ll be worth it to clean your gutters and roof right now than to schedule a roof repair next spring.

Get a Roofing Inspection from the Experts!

If you are unable to get up there yourself, you can have Paramount Building, the roofing professionals, come in to conduct our own inspection and preventive maintenance of your roof.  This is probably the easiest and most cost-effective way to ensure it is in good shape for the Michigan winter season.  Our experienced roofing contractors will go to the top of your home or building and conduct a thorough, knowledgeable, and efficient assessment of your roofs condition.  If we find anything wrong, we’ll quickly address smaller issues, such as replacing a few lost shingles, or ensuring that the gutters are clear of leaves and are working properly.

Contact Paramount Roofing for Your No Contact Free Quote for Roofing Solutions & More Home Improvements!

When it comes to roofing companies in Michigan, you have options, but Paramount Building, Inc. is your go-to roofing contractors for house roof repairs and roof installation, metal roofing, siding installationhail and storm damage servicesskylight installationinsulation services and more.  In fact, we are the premier roofing in Southeast Michigan!

Check out our online reviews, then give us a call at (586) 690-0227or reach out to us with any questions you may have through the contact form on our website.  We look forward to showing you the Paramount difference and exceeding your expectations.