Keeping the Rain Where It Belongs: An Homage to Roofs

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Clarifying Presumptions You May Have That Could Be Dissuading You From Installing A Flat Roof

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Even though flat roofs have been the staple in commercial buildings for decades on end, not many homeowners consider them a viable option for residential roofing installation. While a good number of people tend to think that pitched roofs are the best option for their homes, others tend to assume that flat roofs come with a range of drawbacks and this would make them an inconvenience. But both these assumptions are grossly incorrect.…

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Understanding The Winter Weather Damage Facing Your Roof

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As a new homeowner in an area that receives extreme winter weather, you may have a few roofing concerns. The issue is, if you are not accustomed to the winter weather, you may not know what will even cause issues with your roof. Here are some of the winter weather issues and damages that can lead to needing residential roof repair. By understanding each of these, you can make a more ideal choice for the roofing material and maintenance steps you want to take.…

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How Architectural Sheet Metal Enhances Household Comfort

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Homeowners have many responsibilities when it comes to maintaining a safe and comfortable home for their families. While engaging in routine maintenance and repairs is essential for any household, the homeowner’s choice of building materials also plays a part in ensuring that their home is a pleasant environment for their family. Fortunately, there are many material options at homeowners’ disposal to ensure that their family’s comfort is not compromised. One increasingly popular material that homeowners turn to is architectural sheet metal.…

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3 Roofing Problems You Should Leave to a Certified Contractor

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Your roof is the most vulnerable part of your house because it is constantly exposed to rain, wind, storms, the harmful rays of the sun, and other harsh elements. Therefore, it may start deteriorating at some point due to weather damage or other severe problems. As a homeowner, it’s advisable to take care of your roofing issues as soon as you can to prevent costly structural complications in your home. Additionally, instead of going the DIY route, you should hire an experienced roofer to handle your faulty roof to prevent further damage.…

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5 Reasons For A Rotting Roof

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A rotting roof is one where moisture has penetrated the decking beneath the shingles. This moisture then leads to wood rot in the decking, which can also cause the shingles to deteriorate.  1. Persistent Leaks Leaks are the most common cause of rot on a roof. Missing or torn shingles, curled shingle edges, or actual roof punctures all lead to moisture leaking into the main roof decking and causing wood rot to take hold.…

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Spanish Tile Roof Repair Basics

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The gorgeous color and shape of Spanish tile roofing have made it a popular option for stucco and mission-style homes. Tiles are also a durable and efficient roofing choice, but they aren’t immune to damages. Here are some damages to look out for, and your repair options. Types of Damage Damages to tile are usually the result of storms combined with aging. Broken or failed shingle clips combined with high winds, for example, can knock tiles loose.…

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Problems With The Roof That Need To Be Addressed During Home Renovations

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When you are doing major home renovations, the roof is also going to need work. You are probably going to need some repairs done. In addition to the repairs, there may also be improvements and changes you want to make. If you are investing in major renovations, some changes can be made to the design of your home. The following roof problems are some of the issues that you will need to deal with when doing renovations:…

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What to Know About Three Less Common Roofing Materials

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When it comes to selecting shingles on a home, homeowners are likely familiar with the basic materials like three-tab shingles. If you’re preparing for an upcoming roof installation project, read on to learn about a few roofing material options.  1. Slate One reason that homeowners pick slate for their roofing material is that it can add to your home’s resale value. Slate is a material that will last an incredibly long time, meaning that you and future homeowners will likely not ever have to replace the roof again.…

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Six Important Considerations When You're Scheduling Commercial Roofing Services

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Scheduling commercial roofing services when necessary is essential to keep the roofing on your business facilities in good shape. There are some important considerations you need to take into account when scheduling commercial roofing services to avoid confusion or scheduling conflicts. The following are six important considerations when you’re scheduling commercial roofing services.  1. Notifying your commercial roofing contractor of what kind of work you need Before you get in touch with your commercial roofing contractor, consider what type of work you need to have done.…

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How Do You Know If Your Cedar Shake Roof Needs Repairs?

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If you have a cedar shake roof, you might be tired of looking up roof advice and information, only to find that it applies to asphalt shingle roofs, only. You want to take good care of your cedar roof, and in order to do that, you need to know the signs that it requires repairs. You’ve come to the right place — because that’s exactly what you’ll find below. Curling Shakes…

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