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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3 Cleaning Tips To Help Extend The Life-Expectancy Of Your Roof

14 December 2015
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Over time, your roof will accumulate things like dirt, debris, mold, mildew, and algae. While these things may not have an immediate effect on the health of your home, they can lead to issues like leaks and water damage in the near future. As a result, it is important to clean your roof regularly in order to prevent harmful bacteria and other properties from damaging your roof. Luckily, there are a few cleaning tips that you can use to extend the life-expectancy of your roof. Read More …

2 Ways To Drain Water Off A Large Dormer Roof

14 December 2015
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Dormers are architectural protrusions that add extra living space and light to the upper level of your home without the need for an entire extra story. Dormers emerge from the main roof of your home but also have roofs of their own which can be a different shape than your main roof. While it's obvious that your main roof needs a gutter system to safely carry water away from your roof and your home's foundation, it can be less obvious that a dormer roof needs its own solution. Read More …

Installing a Green Roof

14 December 2015
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There are many advantages, both financial and environmental, to installing a green roof. However, getting a green roof  involves covering the roof with a waterproof membrane and adding soil and vegetation to the roof. If you intend to perform the work yourself, you should at least have your roof inspected by a roofing contractor to determine if the roof is structurally sound enough to handle the additional weight involved in adding soil and plant life to your roof. Read More …

Considering Daylighting For Your Roof? Know Your Options

13 December 2015
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When you decide that you want to redo your roof, one of the options you may be considering is installing some form of daylights in your roof. Daylighting is a roofing option that allows you to use natural light from the sun to brighten your home and make it feel more open, spacious, and unique in the process. Get to know more about the different styles of daylighting that you can use in your roofing design and create an entirely new-looking and -feeling living space in no time. Read More …

Why An EPDM Roof Is A Good Choice For Your Commercial Building

12 December 2015
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If you're planning a new building for your commercial operation, one thing you have to consider is the type of roof you'll install. Since commercial buildings are usually large and have flat or low-slope roofs, a typical shingle roof is not suitable. Instead, you may want to consider an EPDM roof. This is a rubber material made from ethylene, propylene, and diene monomer. Here's why it's a good choice for commercial buildings. Read More …