2020

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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.

Five Steps Of Re-Roofing Your Home

10 December 2020
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Re-roofing is a method of installing new shingles over the old ones so that the old shingles effectively become the underlayment for the new roof. This method of roof installation is typically chosen either to save money or to install new roofing when the old roof is relatively functional and undamaged. 1. Roof Inspection Re-roofing can only be completed if the basic structure of your old roof is sound, and if the shingles aren't beginning to decompose. Read More …

Five Reasons Your Skylight Is Causing A Roof Leak

10 December 2020
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Skylights can bring natural light into your home, but they also put your roof more at risk of leaks. The following are some common causes of skylight induced roof leaks. 1. Failed Flashing Flashing is installed around all rooftop penetrations, including skylights. These thin metal sheets create a barrier wherever shingles meet a device upon the roof. They are held down with roofing tar or another durable sealant, and the edges are usually also sealed to ensure they are leakproof. Read More …

Myths To Dispel Before You Get A New Roof

19 November 2020
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If your home needs a new roof, then like any responsible homeowner, you are probably about to do a lot of research and start learning about roofing so you can make smart decisions. As a part of your research, make sure you look into common roofing myths. There are a few that are pretty prevalent, and if you're not careful, they could lead you to make a poor decision about your roof replacement. Read More …

2 Things To Install Or Replace On Your Roof This Year

20 October 2020
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If you're getting ready to remodel your home or make changes to it, don't forget to work on your roof as well. Unless something devastating happens to your roof, it may be the most forgotten structure on your home. However, leaks and other potentially harmful problems can develop in your roof over time. Below are two things you should consider when deciding on roof replacement services this year. Chimney Cricket Read More …