Keeping Your Roof In Decent Shape

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Keeping Your Roof In Decent Shape

After listening to a few friends of mine complain about the cost of replacing their roof, I realized that I should make sure that my own roof was in decent shape. I climbed up on a ladder to see if I could see the shingles, and things weren't looking very pretty. Some patches of shingles were missing entirely, while others looked badly damaged. Fortunately, I caught the damage early enough that experts could patch up the issues. However, since roofing damage isn't always obvious, I decided to put up this website so that others can spot trouble of their own.

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Are Your Asphalt Shingles Buckling? Take A Look At Common Causes

3 December 2018
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Your asphalt shingle roof should have a pretty good lifespan of at least 20 years or more, according to U.S. News. Obviously, asphalt shingle roofs are not going to last forever; therefore, they will have some problems, and buckling is probably one of the most common homeowner complaints. The only thing is, buckling sometimes happens right after installation and this can cause some major concerns. Buckling is a term that is used to refer to what happens to shingles when they turn up or shift into an awkward position. Read More …

Maintaining Your Roof In The Winter: Tips For You

24 October 2018
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When it comes to your home, one of the most important maintenance tasks you should keep in mind is taking care of your roof. Your roof protects your home from the elements all year round and is a major source of insulation and heat transfer protection. Because of this, it should be one of your top maintenance priorities. With winter upon you, you may find yourself wondering what you can or should do to maintain and care for your roof throughout the cold season. Read More …

How To Be Sure You’re Hiring The Right Roofing Contractors

6 October 2018
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Whether you're dealing with a new install, having a building reroofed or seeking help with repairs, you may be wondering how you can be sure you've found the right company for the job. There's more to it than just dedication, but asking about these four aspects of a project will give you a better sense of whether you've found the right firm. Types of Roofs Most firms specialize in dealing with the needs of a handful of types of structures. Read More …

Installing Skylights In Commercial Roofing: How, Why, And What

19 September 2018
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Have you recently walked into a big box store, looked up, and seen skylights? These commercial skylights are large rectangles from below, but resemble greenhouse roofs from above. How do they install these?  Why would they install these? Answers to these curious questions follow. How Commercial Skylights Are Installed Most commercial skylights are installed over bases. These bases are either concrete or fiberglass in nature, and they provide a lipped edge on which the edges of the skylights rest. Read More …

Why Fall Is The Best Time To Start Roofing Work

24 August 2018
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Summer turning in to fall means that it is time to put up the sleeveless shirts and bring out your sweaters. As the weather takes a turn of the more cool season, you will probably start to make changes around the house as well. The fall season is a great time to start work on your trees, take care of your garden, and touch upon the housework that you need before the holiday season rolls around. Read More …