Protect Your Roof from the Dangers of Summer Weather

Severe weather can take its toll on all kinds of roofs. However, when most people think of severe weather, visions of harsh winters usually come to mind. While the winter months can cause their share of damage, the summer months can also leave residential and commercial roofs in disarray. Here’s a look at the biggest summer threats to your roof and several ways to combat them.

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Sunshine
The most constant danger to roofs in the summer months is sunshine. UV rays from the sun can be very powerful, causing a roof to dry out and crack. There is really no way to keep the sun off your roof, although routine inspections can correct minor problems. Making small repairs every so often can extend the life of a roof, keeping roof replacement costs out of the equation for a long while. There are also protective coatings available which provide an extra layer of protection between shingles and the sun. Homeowners can also install cooling systems on their roof, which function by sporadically spraying a mist which keeps the roof cool.

High Winds
Winds can pick up during summer thunderstorms and really put roofs to the test. There is no way to protect your roof from high winds, but there are certain areas to check during routine summer inspections. The roof’s side walls and gables should be inspected as these are two areas that could be impacted by high winds. If left unattended to, high winds could force a gable to implode.

Hail
There is no way to predict when a hail storm will strike. However, there are ways to prepare for the threat of hail. Durable shingles can stand up to severe hail. There are different kinds of asphalt shingles that are impact resistant. These shingles generally cost a little more, but they can save homeowners costly repairs in the long term.

Trees
A lightning strike or high winds could separate branches from trees, causing them to tumble down onto roofs. Every summer, homeowners should do their own visual inspection of any neighboring trees. Those branches that are deemed a threat should be trimmed by a local tree-trimming service. What you will spend on trimming those trees could dim in comparison to roof repair.

Rose Roofing specializes in roof installation, roof repair and roof replacement on all types of homes. Whatever the issue with your roof, the professionals at Rose Roofing can provide an affordable and effective solution for you.

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    My family has been using Larry Rose Roofing since 2008. He has done reroofs and repairs on several residential buildings for us. Most recently his team reroofed a detached garage for me.As always the work was well done and complete. Site was cleaned and all debris removed.

    My family has been using Larry Rose Roofing since 2008. He has done reroofs and repairs on several residential buildings for us. Most recently his team reroofed a detached garage for me.As always the work was well done and complete. Site was cleaned and all debris removed.

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    They did a great job I couldn't be happier They finished fast and left our property spotless I highly recommend them

    They did a great job I couldn't be happier They finished fast and left our property spotless I highly recommend them

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    Mr Rose came out the next day when I emailed him of our leak. He replace 4 pipe collars when he came for 275. He is so professional and honest. He put our roof on 15 years ago.. I just cannot sing his praises enough if you have any roof issues you need to call him.

    Mr Rose came out the next day when I emailed him of our leak. He replace 4 pipe collars when he came for 275. He is so professional and honest. He put our roof on 15 years ago.. I just cannot sing his praises enough if you have any roof issues you need to call him.

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    Rose Roofing was very quick to respond to and diagnose a leak we had in our roof. I will certainly contact them for any roofing needs in the future.

    Rose Roofing was very quick to respond to and diagnose a leak we had in our roof. I will certainly contact them for any roofing needs in the future.

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    Larry did a great job at a fair price. Did my entire roof in one day. Has his own outstanding crew. He does not subcontract out the work. He was here and participated the entire day. Most companies have sales people you never see again. Larry is a hands on professional.

    Larry did a great job at a fair price. Did my entire roof in one day. Has his own outstanding crew. He does not subcontract out the work. He was here and participated the entire day. Most companies have sales people you never see again. Larry is a hands on professional.

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    I am giving a recommendation for Rose Roofing. The owner, Larry, who was personable and knowledgeable, was involved in the entire process from start to finish. He inspected our roof the same day that he was called and gave us a very fair price for the replacement. The day of the roof replacement arrived and Larry and his crew of two other men completed the job that same day because it was getting dark, they had to come back early the next morning to finish the cleanup but that did not bother us at all and they did an immaculate job of ensuring that the debris and nails were disposed of. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted that Larry himself was working alongside the others. This reassured me that he was dedicated to ensuring our roof replacement was completed accurately and on time. Thank you, Larry and the Rose Roofing crew, for our new roof

    I am giving a recommendation for Rose Roofing. The owner, Larry, who was personable and knowledgeable, was involved in the entire process from start to finish. He inspected our roof the same day that he was called and gave us a very fair price for the replacement. The day of the roof replacement arrived and Larry and his crew of two other men completed the job that same day because it was getting dark, they had to come back early the next morning to finish the cleanup but that did not bother us at all and they did an immaculate job of ensuring that the debris and nails were disposed of. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted that Larry himself was working alongside the others. This reassured me that he was dedicated to ensuring our roof replacement was completed accurately and on time. Thank you, Larry and the Rose Roofing crew, for our new roof

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    I am giving a recommendation for Rose Roofing. The owner, Larry, who was personable and knowledgeable, was involved in the entire process from start to finish. He inspected our roof the same day that he was called and gave us a very fair price for the replacement.The day of the roof replacement arrived and Larry and his crew of two other men completed the job that same day because it was getting dark, they had to come back early the next morning to finish the cleanup but that did not bother us at all and they did an immaculate job of ensuring that the debris and nails were disposed of. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted that Larry himself was working alongside the others. This reassured me that he was dedicated to ensuring our roof replacement was completed accurately and on time.Thank you, Larry and the Rose Roofing crew, for our new roof

    I am giving a recommendation for Rose Roofing. The owner, Larry, who was personable and knowledgeable, was involved in the entire process from start to finish. He inspected our roof the same day that he was called and gave us a very fair price for the replacement.The day of the roof replacement arrived and Larry and his crew of two other men completed the job that same day because it was getting dark, they had to come back early the next morning to finish the cleanup but that did not bother us at all and they did an immaculate job of ensuring that the debris and nails were disposed of. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted that Larry himself was working alongside the others. This reassured me that he was dedicated to ensuring our roof replacement was completed accurately and on time.Thank you, Larry and the Rose Roofing crew, for our new roof

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    Rose Roofing takes pride in their trade. Responds time was phenomenal. Larry the owner himself came out as promised next day. He took his time to explain me what he was doing and educated me along the way on why roof maintenance is so important. He made be feel like he truly cares. Thank you Larry

    Rose Roofing takes pride in their trade. Responds time was phenomenal. Larry the owner himself came out as promised next day. He took his time to explain me what he was doing and educated me along the way on why roof maintenance is so important. He made be feel like he truly cares. Thank you Larry

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    Rose Roofing completed a great job on my roof. It has been ever a year and roof is still looking great. I recommend this service to anyone who need repairs done. Great guys hands down and professional service.

    Rose Roofing completed a great job on my roof. It has been ever a year and roof is still looking great. I recommend this service to anyone who need repairs done. Great guys hands down and professional service.

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    Rose Roofing completed a great job on my roof. It has been ever a year and roof is still looking great. I recommend this service to anyone who need repairs done. Great guys hands down and professional service.

    Rose Roofing completed a great job on my roof. It has been ever a year and roof is still looking great. I recommend this service to anyone who need repairs done. Great guys hands down and professional service.

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    Rose Roofing completed a great job on my roof. It has been ever a year and roof is still looking great. I recommend this service to anyone who need repairs done. Great guys hands down and professional service.

    Rose Roofing completed a great job on my roof. It has been ever a year and roof is still looking great. I recommend this service to anyone who need repairs done. Great guys hands down and professional service.

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    Had some roof damage and needed the roof replaced. I begin the process of looking for a roofing company. We had several people come out and give us estimates. Larry from Rose Roofing came out, on time, that was impressive. He assessed the damage and gave us our options. It was refreshing to talk to someone who knew what he was doing and I didn't feel like he was trying so sell me something. When we scheduled the work to be done, he said they would be on the job at 730 AM. I was amazed when he and his crew were in my driveway early and ready to get started. Larry was there the whole time. They did an awesome job and cleaned up perfectly. Larry made the whole process easy, smooth and painless. I just kept thinking this is what the good ol' days used to be like. I personally would recommend him without hesitation. Great job Larry and crew

    Had some roof damage and needed the roof replaced. I begin the process of looking for a roofing company. We had several people come out and give us estimates. Larry from Rose Roofing came out, on time, that was impressive. He assessed the damage and gave us our options. It was refreshing to talk to someone who knew what he was doing and I didn't feel like he was trying so sell me something. When we scheduled the work to be done, he said they would be on the job at 730 AM. I was amazed when he and his crew were in my driveway early and ready to get started. Larry was there the whole time. They did an awesome job and cleaned up perfectly. Larry made the whole process easy, smooth and painless. I just kept thinking this is what the good ol' days used to be like. I personally would recommend him without hesitation. Great job Larry and crew

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    I'm so sorry that I haven't left a review before now but I would like to share my opinion about the company rose roofing. The owner Larry is such a nice guy and straight up person and him and his crew works so hard and does such a Great job... They do not take much of a break for lunch. Their too busy wanting to get the job done and I will say just once again a fantastic job. Thank you Larry and to rose roofings crew.

    I'm so sorry that I haven't left a review before now but I would like to share my opinion about the company rose roofing. The owner Larry is such a nice guy and straight up person and him and his crew works so hard and does such a Great job... They do not take much of a break for lunch. Their too busy wanting to get the job done and I will say just once again a fantastic job. Thank you Larry and to rose roofings crew.

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    Had a minor roof problem, called yesterday, Larry was kind enough to come by today and fix it. Problem solved. Thanks so much

    Had a minor roof problem, called yesterday, Larry was kind enough to come by today and fix it. Problem solved. Thanks so much

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    Rose Roofing was one of the best company I have work with in Charlotte they were on time know what they were talking about did not try to sell something I did not need would recommend for anyone who need roof work or even just have questions

    Rose Roofing was one of the best company I have work with in Charlotte they were on time know what they were talking about did not try to sell something I did not need would recommend for anyone who need roof work or even just have questions

    Rose Roofing

    7221 Lea Wood Lane
    Mint Hill, NC 28227

    Phone: (704) 312-7488

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