Keeping the Rain Where It Belongs: An Homage to Roofs

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2020

4 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Asphalt Shingle Replacement With Durable Shake Roof Alternatives

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The roof of your home may have asphalt shingles on it, which are cost-effective roofing materials for residential roofing. Shingles can also be vulnerable to wear and less efficient than some of the many other materials available. One alternative is shake roofing, which is usually a wood material and a lot more durable and efficient than you may think. The following tips will help you with the preparations your home needs to prepare for shake roof installation to replace old, worn asphalt shingles: …

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Snowbirds: Everything You Need To Know About Spanish Tile Roofs

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Spanish tile roofs are ubiquitous in the Desert Southwest but, to a snowbird, they may as well be a product from Mars. Colder states and Canadian provinces are used to seeing cedar shakes, asphalt shingles, and even standing seam metal roofs. Spanish tiles are an anomaly that most snowbirds do not know much about.  Is a Spanish tile roof better than an asphalt shingle roof? The answer is: it depends. Whether one roofing materials is better than another depends on what part of the country you live in.…

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A Coating Over A Foam Roof Could Be The Best Roofing Choice For Your Office Building

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If your office building needs a new roof, consider all the options you have in commercial roofing. You want a roof that has a pleasant appearance, but you also want a roof that is durable and resists leaking. A good choice might be a foam and coating roof. This combination gives you the benefits of foam with the UV protection of a coating. Here’s why these are good choices for a commercial building.…

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Have A Flat Commercial Roof With Leaks? Fill With Foam Or Asphalt Today

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If you are looking to fix a leaky commercial roof that is flat, and you don’t want to tear it up and redo it, there are different things that you can try. You’ll want to talk with the roofing contractors about the types of damages that the roof has, and what materials need to be replaced because of water damage. Be sure to talk with the roofing contractors about these things.…

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The Importance Of A Roof Leak Barrier

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One of the biggest concerns that homeowners have is that their roofs might develop a leak. There are certain areas of your home that might be vulnerable to leaks, but you can reduce the risk of a leak forming by using a leak barrier. Leak Barriers Might Be a Requirement A leak barrier is a device that is reinforced by fiberglass. Depending on the building codes, you might be required to have leak barriers for your home.…

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Tips To Help You Manage Your Next Reroofing Project

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Roofing repairs and work are a necessary project when you own your own home. No matter if your roof is a flat roof, covered in metal panels, or roofed with clay tiles or cedar shakes, it is important to repair your roof when it has begun to age. And when it is time for this project, here are some tips to help you hire a professional roofer to complete work to your home’s roof.…

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Winter And Spring Roof Damage To Watch For

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Winter weather and spring storms can wreak havoc on your roof. This is why late spring and early summer is the best time to perform a roof inspection for any damages that need repairs. Your roofing contractor can then take advantage of the clear summer days to repair the damage before water leaks into your home. The following are roof issues to take note of so you can schedule a repair.…

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How To Tell When It's Time For A New Roof

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A great roof makes residential living a breeze. It protects you and your household from the scorching rays of the sun, the pounding of the rain and a host of other elements that would otherwise make their way into the property. When the roof is functioning the way it should you probably don’t give much thought to it. However, this can be problematic because if you don’t pay attention to your roof you could miss warning signs that should never be ignored.…

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3 Signs You Should Replace Your Vinyl Siding Rather Than Repairing It

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There are a lot of things to love about vinyl siding. One great benefit of having vinyl siding on your home is the fact that you can have it repaired. Even if your damaged vinyl siding cannot be repaired, you can have just one or two strips of siding replaced. Although vinyl siding repair is a good choice in many cases, though, it’s not always the right choice. These are a few signs that it might be time to fully replace your home’s vinyl siding instead.…

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3 Smart Precautions When Finding A Commercial Roofer To Work On Your Building

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If your commercial building suffers damage around the roof, it may be necessary to hire a commercial roofer. You want to be very selective with this hiring process, though. So that you’re satisfied with the repair, be sure to utilize these hiring tips when trying to find a commercial roofer.  Ask to See Proof of Insurance Insurance is probably the most important credential to look for in a commercial roofer. After all, accidents happen all the time when commercial buildings are repaired.…

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