Why Spring Is Ideal for Roof Repairs and Replacements

Why Spring Is Ideal For Roof Repairs And ReplacementsEventually every home’s roof needs replacing. Buffalo winters can be especially harsh on area roofs, with all the wind, sleet, snow, rain, and ice pummeling them from November through March. Have you noticed the extreme temperature changes we’ve been having? One day it’s 42 degrees and the next it’s 2 degrees! All the while, your roof expands and contracts with the temperature changes, and lately it seems like roofs are getting a vigorous workout.

Springtime is a great time for roof replacements. Contractors like Ivy Lea Construction have the time to work on roofs in the spring, before the very, very busy summertime season starts. In other words, put the guys to work for you at the start of their roofing season when they’re chomping at the bit to get up on roofs and get to work!

One of the best reasons springtime is ideal for roof replacements in Western New York is the temperature. It’s not too cold (freezing) and it’s not too hot (80s and 90s of July). The materials used to replace roofs, including plywood and shingles, are at their best condition when the weather is between 45 and 75 degrees. Ideal days for roofing tasks are those where the temperature is mild, wind is minimal, and there’s little or no precipitation.

After the extremely cold Buffalo winter of 2013-2014, your roof could have damaged shingles, loose gutters, and various Why Spring Is Ideal For Roof Repairs And Replacementsexpansion joint problems. Just like a person goes to the doctor for a check-up, a home’s roof needs care, too.

New roofs improve the structure and condition of a home. They also look nicer than rotting ones. Ivy Lea Construction does roof repairs and replacements, and is ready to help you with yours this spring.