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3 Ways Extreme Heat Can Damage Your Roof!

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South Carolina Residents: It's HOT. As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, we are expected to hit high temperatures that will match or break records dating as far back as the inception of our own company, 1950. 

And it's only May. Let that sink in.

We’ve still got June, July, August and most of September to endure sweltering heat, humidity, and scorching sunshine. While you’re (hopefully) sitting inside in the AC, or on the lake enjoying the summer, remember that your roof is taking the full force blunt trauma known as “Summertime in South Carolina.”

Now that we’ve got that warning over with, let’s take a look at the three main ways this heat can lead to damaged roofs. We want to make sure you’re informed about how to make the right decisions about your most valuable investment: your home.

1. Flashing
Flashing is the roofing around the chimney, pipes or vents that protrude from your roof. In the summer, hot temperatures can cause wood roof rafters, roofing joists and roof decking to …