Keeping the Rain Where It Belongs: An Homage to Roofs

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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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4 Different Types Of Roof Fungus That Can Impact Your Roof

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If you want your roof to last, it is important to be aware of the different roof fungus types that can impact your roof and what to do about each type of roof fungus. Type #1: Algae Algae has a green to bluish color appearance. It is very short and tends to spread out and cover up your roof. Algae is really common in certain areas of the country and can be really damaging to your roof.…

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Is It Better to Work With a Solar Energy Installation Company?

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Solar power offers huge promise to homeowners across the country. Almost everyone is looking for ways to reduce energy bills during all seasons of the year and solar power offers the greatest promise for the average consumer. However, the system can be somewhat complex to install, even for experienced DIYers. This is why it is almost always worth your while to work with a solar energy installation company to get your system up and running.…

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4 Basic Tips For Selecting Good Roofers

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Home improvement projects cost a lot of money, but they help keep the family and your belongings safe. For this reason, you should ensure they are done right the first time. Tasks like roof installation and maintenance should be handled by competent roofers. Roofing contractors help homeowners choose suitable roofing materials and do the installation work properly so the inside of the house can be protected for longer. But, how do you choose a good roofing contractor?…

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Options For Your Roof Replacement When You Want To Give Your Home A New Look

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If you need a new roof and think it’s time to improve the appearance of your house as well, you might want to change the color or type of roofing you have now. If you have a sloped roof, it will have a major impact on the appearance of your house as seen from the street. Think about the changes you want to make to your siding or paint color so the new roof complements the rest of your home.…

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Installing Spray Foam Roofing on Your Home

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Installing a new roof on your home that can add to your home’s insulation and protect the home at the same time is worth considering. Foam roofing systems are becoming more common and can offer benefits to the house that are unique to this roofing material.  Foam Roofing Systems Foam roofing system installation is beneficial to your home and does not take long to install on your home. The material comprises two chemicals, polyol, and isocyanate, mixed to create a rapidly expanding polyethylene foam.…

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Flat Roof Installation Offers Home Benefits

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Choosing a residential roof can be a difficult endeavor, especially if you are unsure how much you know about the installation process. You might be considering a flat roof for your home. If so, these are some of the benefits of doing so. You Can Add Solar Panels to Flat Roofs You can also add solar panels to your flat roof. A flat roof installation provides you with great preparation for new solar panel installation.…

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What To Expect When You Have Old Asphalt Shingles Removed During A New Roof Installation

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When you have a new roof installed, the roof deck has to be prepared first. This involves tearing off the old shingles and putting down new underlayment before the new shingles are installed. Here’s a look at the process of tearing off old asphalt shingles when you’re getting a new roof put on. Prepare For The Job The roofing contractor will have a dumpster delivered and parked next to your house so the crew can toss old shingles in it as they work.…

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