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122761282 s 300x200 - Are Roof Repairs Possible in the Winter? What Are Their Drawbacks?

Even though fixing your roof in the winter is possible, many roofing Canton MI experts will tell you that it would be best not to attempt it. Depending on the type of roof you have, the use of common materials that fix problems fast during a repair can be uncommonly difficult when you use them below a certain temperature. For instance, the roof cement that you might use to fix an asphalt shingle roof will not stick properly if it gets too cold, and there are also many sealants used in commercial roofing that have the same issue.

 

Aside from the technological limitations of roofing, there are also health limitations. Working at the top of a building or a tall house for a long time in the cold, especially when the wind is blowing quite strongly, is almost like a foolproof recipe for getting sick. You might be able to fix your roof, but you could also end up spending a few weeks in bed afterwards.

 

Of course, in some cases the repair of your roof simply can’t wait and the problem cannot be ignored. In that case, a temporary fix is usually best. To get it done quickly consider calling a roofer or doing a patchwork repair of your roof as a quick DIY project, just to prevent rainwater from making it to your attic. Then, once the freeze subsides and the temperature is a little more forgiving, you can think about repairing the roof properly.