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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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Three Ways To Prevent Ice Dams From Forming

16 December 2015
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Ice dams typically form when melting snow refreezes along the perimeter of the roof, clogging your gutters. If an ice dam is so big that water can't drain from your roof, it's possible for water to build up under shingles on your roof and eventually make its way into your home. Fortunately, you can have an ice dam removed before it causes the need for major roof repairs by calling a roofing company with experience removing ice dams. Read More …

Three Things About An Eco-Friendly Roofing Experience That May Make It Better For Your Budget

16 December 2015
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If you plan to install an eco-friendly roof the next time your roof needs replacement, it's probably because you're a friend of the environment rather than because you have a tight budget. But in fact, there are several ways in which environmentally-responsible roofing replacements can actually save you money as well as giving you peace of mind about helping the environment. Here are three ways in which planning an eco-friendly roof replacement can be better for your budget. Read More …

How To Hire A Great Roofing Contractor To Work On Your Home

16 December 2015
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Your home is your castle and must be well cared for in order to keep it in top condition. If you find that you have roof problems, you will want to hire the very best roofing contractor that you can find to repair your roof. Here are a few things you can do in order to validate that a potential roofing contractor is a skilled and conscientious technician:  References - Ask your friends, relatives, and neighbors for roofing contractor recommendations. Read More …

Little Known Secret To Save Time And Money On Emergency Roof Repair

15 December 2015
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During a rainstorm, homeowners may discover water damage seeping into their homes from roof leaks. Unfortunately, this is the busiest time for roofing contractors and there is likely to be a waiting list before determining and repairing the problem. However, there is a way to expedite the process while keeping the cost down. Using a Roof Inspector in an Emergency When in need of roof repair, few homeowners consider a roof inspector for a preliminary diagnosis of the problem. Read More …

A Garden Above Your Head? Green Roofing Can Make It Happen!

15 December 2015
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Does the sight of shingles bore you? Does clay and slate create an image that you'd rather not try to tailor to your current decor? If you're looking for a way to stand out while giving a unique look of nature, green roofing may have some innovative options for you. Before planning your rooftop greenery and buying a bunch of seeds, check out what green rooftops are all about and how residential roofing professionals can help. Read More …