2015

  • Preparing A Roof For A Cold Winter: Preventing Ice Dams And Structural Damage

    Fall is the time to get your roof in fit and fighting shape for the winter. Snow and ice put a lot of stress on a roof, so you want your roof to go into the season in the best shape possible. With a little preparation, you can avoid or minimize common problems like ice dams – and even serious issues like cracked shingles or separated seams and flashing. Clear Gutters And Downspouts
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  • You Should Choose A Flat Roof If...

    There are many benefits to flat roofs, such as lower maintenance and installation costs. However, flat roofs shouldn't be used on every building project. Here is a checklist to help you understand when to choose a flat roof.       Choose a Flat Roof If... You Live in a Dry Climate Flat roofs should not be used in very snowy or rainy climates. Sloped roofs are much better at draining rainwater and snow away from the home; flat roofs may buckle under the pressure of collected rainwater or snow.
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  • Home Maintenance Begins On The Roof: 3 Ways To Keep Your Roof In Tip-Top Shape

    When it comes to maintaining your home, the best place to start is at the top, especially if you live in a region that experiences heavy rainfall. Rain water can cause extensive damage to your home including mold growth, roof damage and even basement flooding. Here is a step-by-step guide for maintaining your roof. Repair Damaged Shingles If you have damaged shingles on your roof, you need to replace them as soon as possible.
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  • Are Recycled Shingles Worth It?

    If you're looking at putting a new roof on your home, you may be wondering how well green roofing materials perform. One of the best green roofing options is recycled rubber shingles. So, what makes them a great option? They're Sturdy Due to the quality of rubber, these shingles are able to reflect water and sunlight easily, increasing the lifespan of your roof. Many recycled shingles come with a 50-year guarantee, which is about twice the length of a standard asphalt shingle.
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  • How to Stop Moss Growth and Remove It for Good

    Even if you like the look of moss on your home due to the rustic feel, it can cause problems that will make you think twice about keeping it. Moss can create issues with water damming, water underneath shingles, leaks, and premature deterioration due to trapped moisture. That is why you need to learn about how to stop moss from growing and remove it for good. Preventing Moss Growth An easy way to stop moss growth without much effort is with zinc flashing.
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  • Three Ways A Roofer Can Better Your Home Sale

    Have you had thoughts about selling your home? If so, your biggest concern is likely how much you can get for your home, right? Getting the highest offer for your home is very important, which is why it is critical that you consider some renovations before listing your home for sale. A great way to increase the value of your home is to have a stunning curb appeal. This will not only attract more buyers, but will help the overall value of your home.
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