Essential Summer Barn Roof Maintenance Tips


| 6/22/2017 3:18:00 PM


Megan Wild 

Most people understand the importance of maintaining the roof on their home, but if you have a barn, its roof can be easy to overlook. This is probably because you don’t live in the barn, but if you have livestock, they need a good roof over their heads, too.

Use some of the same maintenance tips you use for maintaining your home’s roof to take proper care of your barn roof.

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Common Barn Roof Problems

Depending on the type roof your barns has, you need to watch for certain problems that can arise.



Wood Shingles: Some older barns still have wood shingles, often under other roofing material. Water is the biggest enemy of wood shingles and they require proper ventilation to remain dry. Once damaged, roofs with wooden shingles require a total replacement.





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