Keeping the Rain Where It Belongs: An Homage to Roofs

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2020

Roof Leak Troubleshooting: An Introduction

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When you’ve got a leaking roof, it can be tough to identify the actual source of the problem. Unless it’s a glaring issue, like a visible hole or obvious roof damage, you’ll have to do some investigation to isolate the source in order to seek the proper repairs. If you’re getting ready to trace the source of your roof leak, it’s important that you have a good idea of the most common culprits.…

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A Few Things To Know About The Sheathing, Underlayment, And Shingles That Form Your Roof

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If you’re having your old asphalt roofing replaced or repaired, you may be wondering what the process entails. You know the shingles have to be replaced, but you may not be familiar with what’s underneath the shingles or how a roof is built. An asphalt roof consists of three basic parts: the sheathing, underlayment, and shingles. Here’s a look at how they form a roof and what a roofer does to them when replacing or repairing your roof.…

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Three Reasons Why Your Attic Is Constantly Damp

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While your attic may lack the climate control of the rest of your house, it shouldn’t constantly feel damp, muggy, or humid. These symptoms could indicate a problem with your roof or attic that needs to be quickly addressed to prevent issues like wood rot or roofing material damage. Damaged Roofing Materials Roofs that are affected by everything from storm damage to old age can lose their weatherproof seal in damaged areas.…

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Roofing And Remodeling: Matching Changes With Existing Roof Structures And Materials

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If you remodel your home, there are often issues with existing materials not matching. This problem is common with masonry and exterior finishes or the roof structure. It is important to work with a residential roofing contractor to match your existing roof structure’s remodeling changes. The following roofing and remodeling information will help you work with your contractor to ensure your changes match: Start planning the remodeling and roof design…

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Your Roof: Repair It Or Replace It?

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Your roof is such an important part of your home. It keeps you dry, protects you from the sun’s rays, protects you from the wind, and protects you in many other ways. This is why it’s so important for you to make sure it is sound at all times. Repairs need to be done right away, and roof replacement should be done when the time comes that the roof is too old to provide you with adequate protection.…

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Learn All You Can About Metal Roofs Before You Make A Final Decision

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If you are looking at getting a metal roof, you want to make sure that you have as much information about them as possible. The more information you have, the better and more informed of a decision you can make. One of the things that you are going to need to know is what kind of metal roofs there are for you to choose from.  Sheets, Panels, or Shingles One of the things that you should know about metal roofs is the fact that the come as panels, sheets, or shingles.…

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Guidelines to Follow When Looking for a Commercial Roofing Contractor

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The installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial roofs are very different from the residential setup. While you can repair minor roof issues on your home, it is not advisable to try the same thing for a commercial roof. This is because commercial buildings host many people, and any mistake that leads to accidents can result in liability issues. However, with the right commercial roofer, it will be easy to plan and execute the roof repair or installation project.…

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What to Do When You Suspect Your Asphalt Shingle Roof Has Mold

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You may worry when you see black streaks on your asphalt shingle roofing. The first thing that may come to mind is toxic mold. It’s not good for mold to grow on your roof, so call a roofer to get an idea of your options. Here are some suggestions for dealing with a moldy asphalt shingle roof. Determine If the Growth Is Mold or Algae You may need a roofer to identify what’s growing on your roof.…

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Three Things To Know About Roofing

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Roofing services are available for homeowners and business owners alike and can help prolong the life of your roof. If you have recently moved into a new home, it is always important to have an inspection done to make sure your roof is safe and secure. If it is in need of repairs or replacement, try to take care of it in a timely manner to prevent further problems from developing.…

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Three Older Types Of Roofing That Are Making A Comeback

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Roofing materials have changed a lot over the years. First, there were asphalt shingles. Then, they started making those asphalt singles better and better. Now, modern homes are often roofed with metal panels or even solar shingles. But with all these advancements, some older roofing materials are also making a comeback as homeowners and roofers realize they offer more than meets the eye. The following are three such roofing materials.…

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