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March 4, 2021


Roof Maintenance


Why You Shouldn’t Walk On Your Roof

Your roof is a very important part of your home’s structure. Though it is built to withstand many of the elements and is very strong, its longevity is dependent on the level of care given to it. If you notice damages on your roof, you may be tempted to climb on it and fix it yourself, however, this can be even worse for your roof than you may think. Here are 2 reasons why you shouldn’t walk on your roof.

Potential For Injury

If you are not a roofing professional, you should not walk on your roof because you may seriously injure yourself. No repair job outside of your abilities is worth potentially injuring yourself. Instead, call a professional roofer to assist you for any and all of your roofing needs. This ensures a perfect repair job and your health.

Cause Additional Damage

Though walking on a roof may not sound like the most hurtful of activities, it can actually cause a lot of damage. Footsteps are often heavy enough to cause shingles to crack, peel, come loose, or get knocked off altogether. To avoid damages, simply call a professional roofing team to assess the job and get it done quickly and neatly.

Don’t let your roof damage get any worse. And don’t try to fix it yourself and potentially get yourself extremely hurt. Prioritize safety in all manners by contacting Turnbull Roofing to handle all of your roofing repair jobs. Call us today to set up an appointment to get yours done safely and efficiently: (905) 579-7663.