Fall is finally upon us, and winter is right around the corner.  Like most of us, you probably have leaves in your gutters and pine straw on your roof. These are a few of the unique challenges your roof faces during the fall and winter months. Without proper routine maintenance these conditions can lead to leaks, or even worse, a new roof.  The award winning roofers at Roof Authority would like to share some helpful hints and special offers that can help you prepare your roof for the change in seasons.

Clogged Gutters & Downspouts

clogged gutters

Clogged gutters and downspouts are common issues we encounter as we transition to the colder months. This can lead to rotted fascia or soffit, and can even shorten the lifespan of those expensive gutters you installed on your house. In some instances, clogs can even lead to interior roof leaks.

Things like the size of your roof and its pitch determine the most effective products to ensure everything under your roof remains protected. Roof Authority offers a variety of gutter & gutter guard solutions for every home.  Remember, properly installed gutters and gutter guards can reduce your exposure to these risks.

Pine Straw can damage your roof… and your neck!


Have you noticed pine straw build-up on your roof? Did you know that leaving pine straw on your roof for extended periods of time can cost you big $$$ down the road?

Pine Straw build-up can prevent your roof from properly draining.  The longer it stays there, the greater the chance you develop a leak and rotted decking.  Rain and condensation (from hot attic air coming in contact with the cold roof) provide more than enough water to accumulate and find it’s way under your shingles.

We realize that climbing up on the roof is not always the safest option for most homeowners. Let the pros at Roof Authority handle this risky task for you.

Roof Authority’s Roof and Gutter Preventative Maintenance Program for Fall 2015

Stay tuned for the 2016 special coming this fall

**Our special includes**

  • Cleaning out all gutters & downspouts
  • Inspecting all down spouts & gutters for signs of problems
  • Providing a detailed list of recommendations for your home’s gutter & gutter guard needs
  • Pine Straw removal
  • Pipe boots and HVAC stacks inspected & caulked (we are certified roofers!)
  • A detailed report of the condition of your roof along with any suggested repairs
Picture of gutters and a downspout

Just fill out the free estimate form on our website, or give us a call to get your home prepared

Roof Authority would love an opportunity to be your go-to roofers and gutter specialists right here in Roswell, GA.  Not in Roswell? Don’t worry, Roof Authority provides roofing services, gutter installation, gutter guards, metal roofs, and roof maintenance throughout the greater Atlanta area.

Finally, if you enjoyed this article, check out our other articles in the Knowledge Center. We have lots of great roofing information to help you better care for your home. Also, please don’t forget to share this article with your friends. Convenient buttons appear just below this post.

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