- Cold weather is heading into South Carolina.
- The National Weather Service has issued a wind child advisory for northwestern South Carolina from Monday night until noon Tuesday.
- Wild chills are expected to be as low as 11 below zero in the mountains.
- The advisory is in effect from 3 a.m. until 9 a.m. Tuesday in northeastern South Carolina. Wind chills are expected to be around zero except on the beaches.
- An advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. until 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Midlands and along the south coast. Wind chills are expected to be around zero along the coast except on the beaches.
Your roof is your home’s first line of defense against the elements. As the cold weather sets into South Carolina, snow and ice can wreak havoc on your roof if you’re not careful. These can cause warped trusses and rafters, leaks, drafts, and a bigger strain on your heating system.
If you encounter any of these problems, you need to get in touch with a roofer at once. Professionals from trusted Columbia, SC roofing companies like CMS Roofing, LLC have the skill and experience necessary to properly address any winter roofing issues you might have. Under no circumstances should you step on your roof, as some of the materials may already have rotted and the roof may give way under your weight.
Certain precautionary measures can be taken to ensure your roof doesn’t have any preexisting damage when the next winter season comes. These measures can save you a lot of time, money, not to mention that you’ll be able to steer clear of potential hassles. Have reliable Columbia, SC or Charleston, SC roofing companies like CMS Roofing, LLC perform an inspection on your roof as soon as possible.
(Article Information and Image from Cold weather plans implemented as cold creeps into SC, WCIV-TV ABC News 4, January 6, 2014)