Don't wait until the first snowfall or heavy rain before finding out if your roof needs tending to - not only will it be more difficult, but it will also be less effective. The following information will guide you on what to look for during a self roof inspection, in order to know what to take care of before winter hits.
*Note: if it is unsafe to walk on your roof, perform the roof inspection from the ground using binoculars.
If you are unsure of what such problems look like, or are unfamiliar with the parts of your roof, contact a Roof 101 professional to inspect roof thoroughly.
A roof truss is made up of bottom chords, top chords, and inside webbing, and held together by metal connector plates. The shape of the truss will depend on your roof's structure. They are usually placed every 2'' off center in residential and commercial buildings with gable roofs, yet can be shaped to suit a variety of configurations. Make sure you are familiar with your roof's support requirements before attempting do it yourself roof trusses. If you are not, call a Roof 101 professional immediately for expert installation services.
From residential to commercial roofing, we provide all roof installation and roof repair services for flat and sloped roofs.