The days are getting longer and the snow is starting to melt as springtime approaches in Northern Nevada. The harsh winter months may have caused some damage to your roof, so now is the perfect time to see how it held up and make some improvements. This blog will offer some insight into prepping your roof for Spring, and East Fork Roofing is here for all your Reno roofing needs!
To start off, if possible, get up on your roof and see if there’s any visible damage. If it is not safe, most damage can be noticed from the ground. You’ll want to look out for broken or missing shingles, protrusions, significant shingle granules in the gutters or on the ground or anything else that looks unusual. A quick inspection can give you an idea of what you need to fix, and you can take care of those small issues before they become complicated and expensive.
During your inspection, you might notice some debris on the roof. A buildup of debris can cause damage and block water flow in your gutters as the Spring rain comes. Make sure your gutters are clear and remove all the tree limbs, leaves and nests. Blocked up gutters can cause stagnant water which can bring more damage and a greater possibility of mold.
Another important aspect to your home is the ventilation. Moisture levels will rise in the Spring making ventilation much more important. Proper ventilation requires intake vents (usually soffit vents) and exhaust vents (the ones you see near the top of the roof). This helps ensure air is flowing through the attic and not blocking in heat and moisture. Check the intake vents, and make sure they are clear from debris. If you have an older home, keep in mind that you may need more exhaust vents than are currently on your roof. (To see a video about how ventilation works, click here.)
In the event where you do have a roofing problem, you’ll want to make sure you have all your insurance policies and warranties at the ready. If you’re not sure about your insurance or warranties it’s a good time to review them with an agent to ensure you have quality protection in case you do have a problem.
Here at East Fork Roofing, we take pride in being one of the most trusted roofing companies in Reno, NV. After you’ve done your inspection of the roof, and you notice problems or are unsure, feel free to contact us for any questions. We have an advanced estimation system that uses satellite imagery without the need for a site visit. We generate a proposal of what it would cost for a basic roof replacement and send it to your email. After acceptance of the quote, we start the planning, roof tear-off, installation, clean up, and finally the final inspection to ensure the integrity of our work.
We aim for fast and accurate roof replacement quotes to solve your Reno roofing issues quickly. Our local team has been Reno residents for over 30 years now, and we take pride in our reputation for quality work, honesty, and integrity. Head over to our contact page if you have any questions or want to learn more!
You may have heard of the Better Business Bureau (a/k/a BBB), but do you understand its purpose and the grading criteria they use to determine accreditation?
And even more importantly, how can they help consumers only do business with reputable companies?
Long before the internet...long before websites for consumer reviews like Angie’s List or Yelp...the BBB "has helped people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they trust."
The BBB accreditation system has offered consumers the confidence to deal with businesses for more than 100 years...that's why accreditation by BBB in Reno is desired by those businesses who strive to always deliver the best in quality and service for the Reno community.
The rating system of BBB is designed to be fair to both businesses and consumers and considers the following factors in its ratings.:
Each factor is allotted a certain range of scores, with the total score based on a 100 point scale. The scores are then graded; a business must achieve 97 to 100 total points to receive the A+ rating.
At East Fork Roofing, we understand the importance of trust when contacting a new business.
That's why we'd like to share that when you reach out to us, you're dealing with a business that's received an A+ rating from the BBB - the gold standard in consumer and marketplace trust. We are a top choice among other roofing companies in Reno, NV.
It's the best way we can show you just how important your trust and ultimately your complete satisfaction is to us.
Finally, we’re also thankful when consumers who review our Reno roofing business leave feedback with the BBB - good or bad - as it helps us to see where we’re doing great and where we can improve.