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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2 Reasons To Consider A Slate Roof For Your Home

18 August 2016
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Slate is a very popular choice when it comes to roofing due to the fact that it is very durable and aesthetically pleasing. You should consider slate roofing tiles because they are resistant to damage and have a very long lifespan.  Resistant To Damage A major reason to look into slate roofing tiles for your home is that slate is very resistant to damage and can withstand most of the most common causes of damage to roofs. Read More …

Revealing Big Secrets On How To Prolong The Life Of An Aging Metal Roof

6 August 2016
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That old metal roof may have served your home for many years, but once it starts to reach the end of its life, there is no doubt you will start to see more and more problems. Replacing your ailing metal roof as fast as possible is ideal, but may not be an immediate option financially. If there is no room in the budget just yet to have your roof replaced, there are a few things you can do to make sure the roof you currently have lasts as long as possible. Read More …

Answers To A Few Of The More Common Questions About Roofs

24 July 2016
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There are many new homeowners that will not have the experience or knowledge about their new roof to make informed choices when it comes to caring for this part of the house. If you have seldom given the roof much thought, you may need to have a few questions answered so that you will be better informed about this essential part of your house. What Is Flashing? There will be small gaps and other crevices in the roof that can allow water to get under the roof. Read More …

Special Considerations When Choosing A Roofing Material For An Octagon-Style House

14 July 2016
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Octagon houses are an architectural rarity that sprang up in some states during the mid-1800s. The homes get the name from the eight-sided geometric shape enhanced by the presence of a roofed wraparound porch. The typically two-story Octagon houses traditionally have a hipped style roof with a cupola protruding from the top. Do you have an Octagon house that needs a new roof on the main roof, porch roof, cupola, or all three? Read More …

3 Signs That A Foam Roof Is The Best Choice For Your Home

1 July 2016
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When you think about roofing options for the home, you might think about some of the traditional options, such as a shingle roof or a roof that is made out of metal. However, there are other, less traditional options that can be perfect for just about any home. For example, a foam roof can be a wonderful choice. These are a few signs that you may want to consider a foam roof for your house. Read More …