How To Identify Hail Damage To An Asphalt Roof

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Identify Hail Damage To An Asphalt Roof

Identifying hail damage on your patio furniture or car is usually pretty straightforward. After all, the round dents left in the metal after a storm are easy to spot. However, how can you tell if your asphalt roof has sustained any hail damage? You need to know if your roof has any hail damage so that you can make any roofing repairs needed to keep your roof in good condition. After all, you don’t want a problem that was easy to fix to cause structural damage and/or leaks. Also, keep in mind that your home insurance policy might cover...

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Three of the Best Roofing Materials to Give Your Home Storm and Fire Resistance

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three of the Best Roofing Materials to Give Your Home Storm and Fire Resistance

In many areas, fire and storms are a real danger to home. Every year, storms and fires damage roofs on homes. This is why you may want to choose materials that give your home more protection when you have your roof replaced. This can be materials such as metal roofing, tiles, or synthetic slates and shakes. If you want your home to have the best protection, here are some roofing materials that you may want to consider for your home. 1. Tile Roofing for Fire-Resistant Roofs in Dry Climates If you live in an area with a really warm and dry...

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Have A Flat Roof? Learn How To Prevent Pooling Rainwater Damage

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Have A Flat Roof? Learn How To Prevent Pooling Rainwater Damage

One of the problems with having a flat roof made with metal is that it can become damaged when rainwater pools for an extended amount of time. This can easily happen if your drains are clogged with debris and the water has nowhere to go. The weight from the pooled water can eventually cause metal roofing material to bend, which will require replacement of a section of the roof. If you have a flat roof, you will need to know how to stop rainwater from pooling, and protect the roofing material by waterproofing it.   Preventing Pooling...

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A Homeowner’s Guide To Providing An Overview Of Roofing Issues Over The Phone To A Professional

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Homeowner’s Guide To Providing An Overview Of Roofing Issues Over The Phone To A Professional

When your roof is in need of repair or replacement, you will likely go to great lengths to make sure that the company you eventually hire for the job is qualified and experienced to get the job done to your standards. However, most homeowners will take little time to make sure they are conveying the right information when they call a roofing company with their problem. Here is your guide to providing an overview of roofing issues to a professional so you can gain better insight into their services. Know the Type of Roof You Have The biggest...

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Nip Your Leaking Roof In The Bud

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it comes to replacing leaks in your asphalt shingles, it is important to understand how to go about it so that you don’t mess them up even more. Roof leaks are a common problem for roofs. This can be devastating after you have paid thousands of dollars for a new roof to be installed on your home. While a lot depends on the quality of the asphalt, you can expect the shingles to last around 15 to 20 years. In order to keep your roof in good shape, there are some things you need to keep in mind when there is a leak in it.  1....

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Four Things That You Need To Know About Care And Maintenance Of Your Wood Shakes

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have invested in having wood shakes installed on your home, you probably want them to last as long as possible. They can last for many years and even outlast other materials with the proper care. Some of the things that you need to do include regular cleaning, removing debris and even having the occasional repair done to your roof. If you have a shake roof on your home, here are some of the things that you should know about the care and maintenance of your roofing: 1. Regular Light Cleaning Of The Roof To Prevent Fungus If you want...

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Four Things To Consider When Having New Gutters Installed On Your Home

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you want to have new gutters installed on your home, there are many options. In addition to the gutters, you can have things like rain collection, gutter guards and drainage for downspouts. These additional features can give you more out of your gutter installation and provide more benefits for your home. Here are four of the extra features that you may want to consider adding to your new gutter installation: 1. Rain Collection Systems For Sustainable Living Solutions When you think about the gutters on your home, you may not think about...

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What Causes Your Roof To Creak, Groan And Bang

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Houses make all sorts of noises no matter how old they are, and though many explanations involve things that don’t really require urgent care — such as your house “settling” — you may need to have your roof inspected for damage or possible fortification. Believe it or not, even loud noises are normal for many houses, and can come as a result of a number of factors, such as the temperature outside. Temperature And Humidity Changes If you notice that your house tends to make a lot of noise as the seasons change,...

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Is Your Roof Ready For Solar?

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Solar panels are gaining popularity among homeowners, and the prices for installation are falling. Combined with tax incentives that vary by state, installing solar panels may be a good financial move for your family. In fact, sometime this year the one millionth residential installation of solar panels will take place. Solar power is an attractive energy source because it can save you as much as $1,000 in energy costs each year. But before you decide on solar panels, pay attention to the condition of your roof. What do you need to do in...

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Why You Should Invest In A Flat Metal Roof For Your Business

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you investing in a new roof for your business? You may find that a flat metal roof is a good option because it can last long with the right kind of maintenance, plus there are other benefits to take advantage of. Find out below why a flat metal roof is a good business investment and what you will likely pay for it to be constructed. What Makes a Flat Metal Roof Good for a Business? The greatest benefit of investing in a flat metal roof is that you will not need a new one for a long time. It is possible for a metal roof to remain durable...

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