Getting Rid of Fireworks That Landed on Your Roof


fireworks catching roof on fireFireworks can be a lot of fun to watch, but what happens when they land on your roof? If you're not careful, fireworks can cause serious damage to your home. As roofers, we've seen it all - sparks and debris raining down on homes and causing serious damage. Many types of fireworks are still burning as they rain down from the sky, which can spell disaster for your home. In this blog post, we'll discuss how to protect your roof from being ravaged by the after-effects of fireworks in the following years. Keep reading to learn more!

How Can Fireworks Damage Roofs?

When fireworks land on your roof, they can cause a few different types of damage. The most common type of damage is burns. If the sparks from the fireworks land on your roof and catch it on fire, you could be facing some serious repairs. Even if the fire doesn't cause any major damage, the smoke and soot can stain and discolor your roof.

If the fireworks don't actually catch your roof on fire, they can still cause some other types of damage. For example, if the debris from the fireworks lands on your shingles, it can cause them to crack or break. This type of damage can lead to leaks in your roof, which can do even more damage to your home over time. In extreme cases, the weight of the debris can cause your roof to collapse.

No matter what type of damage the fireworks do to your roof, it's important to get it fixed as soon as possible. Ignoring the problem will only make it worse, and could end up costing you a lot of money in repairs. If you're not sure how to fix the damage yourself, we recommend calling a professional roofer for help. They'll be able to assess the situation and make sure that your roof is repaired properly.

Ways to Prevent Fireworks Debris on Roof

The best way to prevent fireworks from damaging your roof is to avoid setting them off near your home. If you live in a neighborhood where fireworks are common, try to stay inside during the Fourth of July and New Year's Eve celebrations. If you can't avoid being outside, make sure to keep a close eye on where the fireworks are landing.

If you have neighbors who are setting off fireworks, talk to them about keeping their debris off of your roof. If they're not willing to cooperate, you can try setting up a tarp or sheet around your home to catch any falling debris. You can also try spraying your roof with a non-stick cooking spray before the fireworks start. This will help to prevent the debris from sticking to your roof and causing damage.

Speak to Experts at CertainTeed if Fireworks Damaged Your Roof

Fireworks can be a lot of fun, but they can also be dangerous. If you're not careful, they can cause some serious damage. Speak to our experts at CertainTeed should you decide to have your own min-pyrotechnics show (or you have neighbors' fireworks landing on the roof.) We can lend you a hand in deciding if you need a roof repair or replacement is in order.

Contact us on our website to discuss your roofing needs!


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