FEATURES OF ROOF REPAIR IN AUTUMN-WINTER PERIOD

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Undoubtedly, there is an opinion that it is impossible to repair the roof in winter. However, different things can happen, and leaving your home with a leaking roof is also completely wrong. In this regard, roof repair and any roofing work is a necessary measure. As a rule, a global roof repair, which is similar to what stages of building a roof of a private house are carried out in the warm season, is extremely rare in winter. Often, we are talking about a latch repair, which will minimize damage and prevent its increase. In principle, the stages of roof repair in the cold season are not so difficult, but some points should still be taken into account. So, some roofing materials lose their ductility at low temperatures and therefore work with them is very difficult. Repairing a rigid roof also requires a special approach. For example, when working with bituminous shingles, you will need to preheat them, which will allow you to lay them as best as possible. However, from such a procedure, the material still retains all its original properties. It will be useful to pay attention to the fact that in winter the days are much shorter, for this time there is much less time for roofing repair and roofing work . There is also a high probability that there may be snowfall and it will be necessary to clean the surface of ice and dry it. At low temperatures and snowfall, working conditions deteriorate significantly. However, winters are not always harsh in our country. When performing roofing work, special attention should be paid to safety precautions. Work at height at all times requires safety, and even more so in cold winters. A cold, piercing wind with great force and a slippery roof covering are not excluded. It should be noted that there is an opinion that it is impossible to repair soft roofing material in the cold season. However, bituminous shingles are perfectly repaired in winter. The main thing you need to pay attention to is that the material is resistant to high frosts.