2017

  • 3 Things To Consider When It Comes To Commercial Roofing

    Replacing the roof on a commercial building tends to be different than replacing the roof on a private residence. Commercial buildings, whether it's an office building or a warehouse facility, tend to be much larger than most residences. The materials used often differ from what is commonly used for roofs in private residences as well. The construction process also tends to be different since the roof is so much larger. When replacing the roof on a commercial building, here are three things to keep in mind.
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  • Need a New Roof? Benefits of Buying Your Roofing Materials Through the Contractor Doing the Replacement Work

    When you need a new roof, you have a decision about where to buy your roofing materials from. You can go through a roofing supply company and order the products yourself, or you can order them through the roofing contractor who is installing the new roof from you. The contractor will likely be using the same suppliers you will be using, which may leave you wondering if there is any benefit to ordering through the contractor or whether you should cut them out and order directly.
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  • Winter Time Precautions: Keep Your Roof And Home Safe With These Tips

    If the shingles, gutters, and other roofing structures are gradually falling apart, it's essential that you repair them before the cold season arrives. Winter's harsh weather conditions can wreak havoc on your deteriorating roof. Ice dams and icicles could form on your roof and cause significant damage to the rest of your home. Here are some things you can do to keep your roof and its structures safe during the cold season.
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  • Do You Have a Roof Repair Plan for After Storm Season?

    When storm season arrives in your area, it's already too late to call for immediate repairs. After the storm hits, local repair and debris removal professionals will not only be swamped by calls from everyone in a multi-county radius, but trying to get through the storm debris on the road and all the traffic just to get to their customers. Here are a few details to have in mind as you build a professional relationship with a home roofing repair team, if not to be on the top of the list, then to make sure that your repairs won't come with too many surprises.
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  • Wood Vs. Vinyl Fascia Boards

    If you want your roofline to look good, keeping up the fascia board is of the utmost importance. The fascia kind of defines your roof line and create a visual line that eyes will be drawn to. That is, it is often the most noticeable part of the roof. Not only is an important style feature, it is also important comes to the strength of your roof, particularly the overhang of the eaves.
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  • The Perks of a Slate Roof

    If you've been in your home in a while, and are thinking about a major exterior upgrade, the roof is a great place to start. Re-doing a roof really is a costly project, but one that will have major impact on both the style and valuation of your home. It is a smart remodel for those who are simply trying to make the property more energy efficient, or those who are just trying to make the property more valuable before putting it on the market.
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  • How To Keep The Outside Of Your House Looking Great

    No matter what type of siding you have on your house, it can become dirty or damaged. This can make your home look unkempt and a bit trashy. Even if you are not selling it, you should take pride in how it looks to others. In addition, if the siding is damaged, it allows insects, mold, and mildew to get underneath it and damage the wood. This will require a lot of extra work to fix, and could cause your family to become ill.
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  • The Benefits Of Synthetic Wood Shake Roofing On Commercial Buildings

    If your commercial building needs a new roof, there are many options that you may be considering. Many commercial buildings use EDPM membranes or asphalt bitumen. But if you are looking for something a bit different, you may be considering synthetic wood shakes for your roofing material. Learning the benefit of this material will help you decide if it is right for your building. Here are a few of those benefits
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  • Choosing Your Basement Waterproofing Method

    When you have to decide about waterproofing your home, you have two choices. You can opt for interior or exterior waterproofing. In order to understand which is best for your application, you need to understand the differences between them. Here's a look at what you need to know about both before you decide to treat your basement: Interior Waterproofing Basics Though it's called waterproofing, interior waterproofing is more of a water blockade, because it forms a barrier inside that blocks water after it has already gotten into the foundation.
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  • 3 Different Types Of Roof Damage That Are Caused During Storms

    Storms of all sizes can cause damage to homes, and the main area of your home that is affected is the roof. The storm damage may include things like wind, hail and structural damage. Debris from winds and trees also falls on roofs during storms and causes damage. Here are some of the main causes of storm damage and how to deal with the problems: 1. The Different Signs of Wind Damage and Repairs Your Roof Needs
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