Community Updates

The Benefits of Removing Pine Straw from Your Roof

Tips from the Community Standards Department:¬†While it may seem harmless, letting pine straw accumulate on your house can lead to a variety of problems. When fallen pine needles accumulate, they create a thick layer that traps moisture which can penetrate your roof’s shingles, leading to rot and decay. Clearing pine straw from your roof can also improve the efficiency of your gutters and drainage system, ensuring that rainwater is properly diverted away from your home. Additionally, removing debris from your roof can enhance the overall appearance of your home, giving it a clean and well-maintained look. From preventing damage to improving curb appeal, taking the time to clear away pine straw is a worthwhile investment in the maintenance and longevity of your home.