The Dangers of Leaves on Your Roof

The leaves are falling at a rapid pace and you may start noticing an increased layer of debris on your roof. The leaves are falling at a rapid pace and you may start noticing an increased layer of debris on your roof. It is important to remove any debris build-up from your roof during the fall and winter season.

A damp layer of leaves can increase the potential for water damage. As the water builds up, it begins to mold and rot away your shingles. Additionally, the structure of your roof may be compromised if leaves are left for an extended period of time.

Prevent leaves and debris build-up by trimming back tree limbs hanging over your home. Be sure to use a ladder that is at least two feet higher than your roof’s height for proper safety. Remove any debris using a broom, roofbrush or blower.

Do not allow leaves and debris to compromise the structure of your home’s roof. Remove leaves in a timely manner to ensure your shingles remain dry and free of any mold or mildew build-up.

If you’re noticing an issue with your home’s roof, contact your insurance provider today! Todd Claim Service is an all-lines claims adjuster servicing Fort Walton Beach, Destin and beyond!