You may be concerned about how to perform cedar roof maintenance and how to restore your cedar roof. There’s no need for you to worry. A properly protected and maintained roof should last a lifetime! Being a natural product, cedar roofs must be given routine care to maintain their health, but it only takes a few simple steps.
Here are some tips to extend the longevity in your cedar roof:
Maintain the valleys by cleaning leaves and also clutter. This is specifically important for cedar roof coverings. When things accumulate in the valleys and gutters, it retains the moisture content and will result in the Cedar eventually decaying and rotting.
Maintain the gutters and also keep the downspouts clean of clutter to avoid back-ups and to also avoid ice damming.
Cut back the branches of trees around the roof to avoid rubbing and also brushing against the roof.
In very shaded spots insure that the moss and fungus does not build up on the cedar. This moss build up leads to moisture retention on the cedar and eventually results in decay.