Winter Proofing Your Home

Despite being in the South, it can get quite cold too! We’ve even been known to see snow a couple times. So we’ve compiled a list of ways you can prepare for the winter to make sure you and your family have a happy holiday.

Prepare your roof for the winter: 13 must tips

  1. Clean out the gutters and make sure spouts flow freely.
  2. Prune trees away from your house.
  3. Disconnect hoses from outdoor faucets. Shut off water supply to outdoor faucets.
  4. Inspect your chimney.
  5. Seal up cracks anywhere you find them — windows, roofs, walls.
  6. Make sure your ventilation is functioning properly.
  7. Inspect insulation and make sure it’s dry.
  8. Look for heat leaks and seal them.
  9. Close your windows and its coverings to prevent heat loss.
  10. Insulate pipes that are prone to freezing.
  11. Stock up on emergency supplies, also doubles as a good time to check-up and prep for when the tornados come back. These things can include canned food, gallons of water, flashlights, radios, blankets, etc.
  12. Make sure your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors work.
  13. Metal roofs can still be installed in the winter! Feel free to give us a call, we’ll work through the cold to make sure your family is nice and warm.

Why choose us to maintain your roof for the winter

Blue Angels Roofing is an experienced and veteran Birmingham roofer. We’ve done some of our best work throughout Cahaba Heights, Mountain Brook, Hoover, Irondale, and Vestavia, and we’re always looking to do more. We complete work on both residential and commercial complexes, and we do this work to HOA guidelines. Courtesy, efficiency, and safety are our team’s top priorities: it’s not a finished job until the customer is truly satisfied. We take a lot of pride in making sure your home is in tip-top shape for you. Give us a call today! We’d love to help you out in making sure your home is a safe castle for you and your family.