Every professional roofing contractor would tell you to inspect your roof and gutters at least once a year. It’s even better to do this chore before and after winter. Such inspections prevent problems from developing and stop present problems from getting any bigger or more expensive to fix.
But what if your gutters are damaged, and it’s already winter? Is it still a good time to replace them now?
The good news is that it’s possible to start your home improvement project and repairs even during the winter season.
Why Do It Now?
It’s never a good idea to ignore damaged parts of your home, particularly when it’s the roof, gutters, siding and anything that protects your home from the elements like snow, ice and rain. The longer you wait, the worse the damage can get. Damage to your gutters may not be confined to your gutters, either. That small leak in your gutters could affect your rafters, soffits and fascia.
In some cases, the contractor may be willing to lower the prices as an early bird reward for doing the project before the peak home improvement season.
Items to Consider
There are some items you have to consider, however, if you’re starting a gutter repair or any other home improvement project in winter. One of them is, you might be unable to get a specific schedule because the weather could affect scheduling. You also need a professional contractor that’s fully equipped to handle projects during this time.
The good news is, you can begin your new gutters for performance. If any problems develop immediately, you can call your contractor to have them fixed before they get worse. In the case of roof and gutter repairs, you might be able to enjoy lower energy expenses because of improved insulation and performance.
Pawcatuck Roofing Co., Inc. can help you with gutter and roofing repair. We can also work on your commercial roof replacement. Call us today at (860) 599-1024. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for tips on how to take care of your gutters this winter. We work with homeowners in Westerly, RI.