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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Things to Consider Before and After Installing a Green Roof

17 December 2015
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Green roofs are a way to combat urban blight and allow for the preservation of nature in an urban area. It can also be a great insulator, keeping your house or building warmer in winter and cooler in summer. Any existing building can have some form of a green roof. Green roofs can range from slanted roofs with only grass or moss growing on them to fully outfitted garden areas that include lawns and trees. Read More …

Roof Replacement Budgeting Tips

16 December 2015
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The roof is one of the most important structures of a home. If your roof is aged or damaged and is in need of replacement, this isn't something you want to put off. If your hesitance about replacing your roof has anything to do with cost, don't fret. Budgeting for this expense can help make it more affordable and give you a better idea how much you will need. Here are some tips to get you started. Read More …

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 …