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.


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 …

Tips For Choosing The Right Roofing Material For Your Colonial Revival Home

10 June 2016
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Colonial Revival homes have a mishmash style that combines several architectural elements popular at the same time this style flourished, which was between 1880 and 1955. The homes are typically two stories with simple lines accented with ornamental features. But the roof is where Colonial Revival homes vary the most since there are a few different roof styles that can be present on a Revival home. When choosing a roofing material for your Colonial Revival, it is important to take into consideration your home's specific roof style. Read More …

Bad Tile Roof? 3 Reasons Why You Might Want To Think About Restoring Your Tile Roof

8 June 2016
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Clay tile roofs are beautiful, but they are also expensive to restore. It can cost up to $1,000 for every 100 square feet to install a tile roof, depending on the complexity of your roof layout and the exact materials you choose. The cost for replacing as asphalt roof, on the other hand, hovers at about $385 for every 100 square feet. As you can see, the cost for the former can get quite expensive, especially if you live in a large home. Read More …