How Overhanging Branches Can Cost You
- High winds can cause overhanging branches to scrape against the shingles, stripping the asphalt away and leaving the rooftop vulnerable to leaks.
- As leaves from the offending limbs fall, they slide into your gutters. And when your gutters are clogged, your rooftop is at risk of deteriorating due to leaks, mold growth and ice dams.
- During a heavy storm, overhanging branches can crash down onto your rooftop. If that happens, minor damage is the best you could hope for, as you could end up facing major rooftop repairs.