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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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Choosing Between The Right And Wrong Coatings For Your Cedar Shingle Roof

31 March 2016
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Shingles cut from durable cedar and similar woods, commonly called shake roof shingles, are attractive and relatively long lasting compared to other materials. However, applying the wrong coating or failing to coat the roof at all can result in a short lived roof that costs a lot to repair and replace. Take care of your roof by choosing the right roof coating and avoiding the wrong types. Right: UV Blocking Stains Read More …

3 Signs That An Asphalt Shingle Roof Need To Be Replaced

25 March 2016
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Does the condition of the asphalt shingles on the roof give your house an unappealing look? If the damage is severe enough, it is likely in your best interest to get a new roof installed. Take a look at the list in this of damages in this article that a roof with asphalt shingles might have when it is time for it to be replaced. 1. Air Comes Inside Your Home Through the Roof Read More …

3 Tips To Help Prevent And Eradicate Mold On The Roof

11 February 2016
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The exterior is one of the first things that people notice about your home. This includes the roof. Unfortunately, if you live in an area where the roof receives little to no sun, the shaded roof is the perfect environment for fungus to grow. The mold is unattractive all on its own, but the stains that can be left behind on your roof from this type of bacteria are unsightly as well. Read More …

Three Useful Strategies That Can Help Extend The Life Of Your Roof

24 December 2015
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A leaky roof can cause a significant amount of damage to your home before you know it. When you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, the best thing you can do is find a licensed and reputable roofing contractor who will be able to tackle the repair job. Picking the right person for the job will ensure that it's done correctly. Once the roof is fixed, it's useful to know that you can take a series of steps that can extend the life of this vital component of your home. Read More …

A Built-Up Roof Is A Good Choice For A Warehouse Roof

24 December 2015
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Most warehouses have a low slope roof. This means that the roof is either flat, or has such a low pitch as to be nearly flat. Low slope roofs can't really be made of the same kind of roofing material that a high slope roof can be. That's because the water doesn't run off the roof in the same way. The roofer is going to have to use different kinds of material and different techniques in order to make sure your warehouse roof is going to last for a long time. Read More …