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A poignant question for homeowners at this time of year is “how to prepare your roof for winter?” With the kids back to school and days getting cooler, the change of seasons means planning for the months ahead. This includes preventative roof maintenance to get your roof ready for winter. How to Prepare Your Roof for Winter 1. Clean the gutters You should make gutter cleaning a priority in your roof maintenance routine. Helping to channel water off your roof and draining it away from your foundation, gutter systems are exposed to the elements. Given how many leaves fall at this time of year, your home’s gutters are collecting debris. If left uninspected, you could experience the horror of clogged or blocked gutters. In all likelihood, a blocked gutter means increased water accumulation on your roof. When water can no longer be effectively drained away from your roof, the only…