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Different Inspections That Can Tell You How Much Work Your Roof Really Needs

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When your roof needs work but you are not sure how much, it is important to get that answer. Luckily, with the help of a qualified roofer, you can get the answer you need by completing a few inspections. With these inspections, you will be able to know what problems you have and then determine which repair or replacement options you prefer to do. Visual Inspection A visual inspection is the initial way any roofer determines the quality of a roof. Read More»

Everything You Need To Know About Your Mossy Roof

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As a homeowner, you know the importance of keeping your roof healthy. If you live anywhere where the climate can be damp or humid, you may notice dots of green moss on your shingles. Before you panic and start throwing bleach or lemon juice all over, realize that while you should remove the moss, there’s no need to fret. Why is Moss Bad? Moss in itself isn’t bad, but the effects it can have are. Read More»

5 Early Warning Signs Your Roof May Develop A Leak

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Many people wrongly assume that they can’t do anything to prevent their roof from leaking. However, your roof generally gives you a few warnings before it starts to leak. Here are five early warning signs you need to look for this summer to make sure that your roof does not develop a leak. If you notice or spot any of these signs on your roof or in your home, you need to call a roofing contractor to come in and assist you right away. Read More»

Securing A Tarp on A Leaky Roof

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For one reason or another, you may have a leaking roof. Sometimes, it can be difficult to get the leaks repaired on your roof. As a temporary solution, adding a tarp to your roof can help keep the water out of your home and prevent more extensive damage. But, first you will want to find the leaks and then add the tarp. Here are some tips to help you find the leaks on your roof and cover them temporarily with a tarp: Read More»

Three Tips To Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Wood Siding Installation

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If you want to have new siding installed on your home, wood can be a great choice. It is also a type of siding that will require care and maintenance to get the most life out of it. With the right care and a few repairs, though, your siding can last for decades without replacement. If you want to get more life out of your wood siding, here are some tips to help you with the installation of new wood siding for your home. Read More»

Eco-Friendly Roofing Choices

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When it’s time to replace your roof, taking the environment into consideration can be both good for your wallet and the earth.The options available today include using recycled roofing materials as well as the use of light-reflecting colors to reduce home cooling costs and reduce the ecological footprint of your home. Read on for the top roofing methods to save money, energy and be earth friendly. Cool Roofs Traditional dark-colored asphalt shingles do nothing to reflect heat off your roof; they actually adsorb the heat and pass it on to your interior spaces and then out into the atmosphere. Read More»

What To Look For When Inspecting Your Roof For Potential Problems

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The best way for you to avoid costly roofing repairs is to inspect the condition of your roof regularly. You may be put off by the thought of climbing up on your roof, but if this is the case, you’ll be glad to know you can do a visual inspection from the ground. All you need is a pair of binoculars. You want to look for the following signs of trouble on your roof: Read More»

3 Roofing Mistakes You Don't Want To Make With Your Shingled Roof

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When it comes time to repair the roof on your home, it might not be as easy as you think to figure out what the problem might be. Oftentimes, a leak is the first sign that something isn’t right. However, finding where the leak is at might be the problem. If the shingles aren’t installed correctly, it can cause water to make its way underneath the shingles and accumulate far away from where the leak actually started. Read More»

4 Things To Consider Before Installing A Cool Roof On Your Home

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There are many things to consider when you are thinking about making improvements to your home. When it comes to installing new roofing, this is especially true. The roof of your home plays a major role in keeping you comfortable in your home and well protected from the weather conditions outside. If you are thinking about installing a cool roof to help reduce your cooling costs, then you will want to consider these four things: Read More»

Wise Home Owner: A Few Steps To Prepare Your Roof For Autumn

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Your roof takes a lot of heat and other natural elements, which can take their toll in the long run. This could minimize the life of your roof and force you to replace it prematurely. But, you can help prolong the life of your roof by simply taking a few steps to maintain your roof with the help of your roof specialist. Be Sure to Check The Gutters The first thing you want to pay attention to is your gutters. Read More»