Summer Time Roofing
Whether you want to pick the best way to keep cool, replace you roof or become eco friendly, we have some advice on how to accomplish all of these. Summer is the best time to work on your roof especially because the weather isn’t as harsh as in the winter and it is warm and nice. But what do you do when the summer warmth is just too much?
In the past couple of days, the weather has been incredibly hot. All this warm summer weather that is approaching, can most likely bring with it a higher cost of keeping your house cool. I know my air condition has been on almost all day and who blames you. It is 90 degrees outside.
Is can sometimes be a struggle to keep your home cool, especially on a budget. But great news for you homeowners, there are ways that you can use to keeping cool and keeping the cost down.
The best way would be by upgrading your roof to an eco friendly reflective surface which prevents the heat from being absorbed and release the heat into your home. According to these Bronx Roofers Atlas Construction USA, traditional black roofs tend to absorb the light and heat from the sun which is why busy cities and metropolitans can become significantly over heated and uncomfortable during summer time. By implementing a eco friendly reflective surface for your roof, which will deter the heat from being trapped indoor homes and send them back out into the atmosphere thus keeping you home cool. An added benefit is that it can save you up to 30% on your electrical bills.
Another summer time roofing hack is to monitor your roof frequently. The winter is typically harsh on your roof and it’s not wise to venture onto your roof in these cold months for fear of falling and injury. It’s best to check and also repair as the weather is nicer and it is safer. No slipping on ice or holding on for dear life. By monitoring frequently, and catching the repairs than need to be done ,you save yourself a lot of hassle compared to finding a leak in your roof in the winter time and having deal with cold air seeping through and water falling consistently as the ice melts. This can be a huge inconvenience especially if you have more than one leak or a big leak. So, we’re at the beginning of summer, don’t forget to try and keep your homes cool, monitor your roofs and catch all the repairs that need to be done soon so you’re not heavily inconvenienced later on. Good luck and happy roofing!