Taking care of your house is often the number one priority of most homeowners. Maintenance is essential to your home looking good and functioning correctly. While we understand that some homeowners may be a little eager to tackle some issues around the house themselves, there are some jobs that we recommend you hire a professional for.

Replacing your lightbulbs or trimming your hedges is an excellent example of jobs around the house you can complete. Tackling highly skilled tasks like home renovations or any roofing work, we would highly caution against.

One of the first mistakes homeowners make when trying to do any roofing work is just walking about their roofing system as if it were just an ordinary stroll on the sidewalk. Walking on your roof without knowing where to step or how heavy to tread is one of the leading ways that homeowners either damage their roofing systems or injure themselves.

Roofing services is highly skilled work, and we recommend that you call in the professionals if there are any issues up on your roof. Professionals like our Prominent Construction team know precisely how to navigate your roofing system and repair any roofing issues accurately and efficiently.


These are some of the reasons why you should refrain from walking on your roof.


Potential Injury

Roofing systems are situated on the highest point of your home. Roofing with steep slopes can be tough to navigate safely. Just getting up on your roof and walking about increases your risk of falling off and injuring yourself. A simple mistake like this can result in costly medical bills and roofing issues that still need to be dealt with.

It’s always best to hire a professional roofing company to tend to all your roofing needs. They have experience navigating roofing systems, and they have all the tools to do so safely. Protect yourself and your home by hiring your trusted local roofer.


Damages To Your Roof

Applying too much pressure to your shingles or tiles as you’re walking could cause them to loosen or break off altogether. Stepping on delicate roofing materials like your gutter system or walking on parts of your roof that may have sustained some previous damage may cause these materials to break off as well.

Experienced roofers know what to look out for, where to step and what to avoid when working on your roof. They’ve built up this experience over several years in the industry. Everything might look OK to you, but you might risk damaging your roof and your home.


Insurance Issues

Your insurance may not cover any damages that you’ve caused on your roofing systems nor any injuries that you’ve sustained while being up there.

There are lots at risk when you take roofing issues into your own hands. It’s always safer to hire a professional roofing team so that you and all those who live in your home has some peace of mind.

Call Prominent Construction today for all your roofing needs!

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