Caring for your home involves many different things, and you want to make sure that everything is kept in as good shape as possible. Of course, there are certain things that are more expensive to repair, and therefore should get more attention. For example, replacing your roof will cost you thousands, so it is in your best interest to get as much life as possible out of it. The problem is that it can be tricky to get access to a roof, especially on multi-story homes, but you should at least do what you can, and if necessary, hire someone that can help if you can’t access it.
One of the most important things that you can do is to ensure that there is no water collecting on your roof. This means clearing off debris such as leaves and branches from the roof. You should also ensure that your gutters and downspouts are clear and allowing the water to run freely off of your roof.