Sprucing Up Your Roof

How to Beautify Your Home With the Right Roofing Material

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Your roof plays a large role in the beauty of your home, second only to your siding. While you will want to choose your roof based in part on the durability of each material, you will also want to consider how beautiful the material will make your home. Asphalt Laminated asphalt shingles will give your roof a textured look. You may also choose the three tab appearance. While some love the appearance of asphalt shingles, they are primarily chosen for their low cost. Read More»

Those Pests Are More Than A Nuisance: How Pigeons, Squirrels, And Raccoons Could Be Destroying Your Roof

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If you have pests in your yard, you could be at risk for roof damage. Most people are concerned about the damage that pests can do to the inside of their home, which can be extensive. However, they forget about the damage that those same pests can do to their roof. If you have squirrels, raccoons, and birds living on your property, you need to get rid of them. To help you understand why you need to remove them from your home, here’s just a few of the ways these pests can ruin your roof. Read More»

How To Prevent And Deal With Ice Dams On Your Gutters

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Ice dams on your gutters risk injuring someone in your household, damaging the gutters, and even damaging the roof. This is why you need to take measures that prevent the ice dams from forming in the first place and not just wait to deal with them after the fact. Here are some measures for preventing ice dams from forming in your gutters: Ensure the Attic Insulation Is Intact Ice dams form on the edges of the roof if the interior heat rises and heats up the snow (on the roof) before the sun has the chance to heat it up. Read More»

Four Modern Features That Make Today's Shingles Better

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With the wide availability of new roofing materials, like engineered tiles and galvanized metal, it seems like asphalt shingles should have gone by the wayside a while ago. Yet, they remain very popular among homeowners in a range of environments. Why is this, you ask? Well, for one, asphalt shingle technology has improved drastically over the last few decades, keeping shingle quality in line with that of other more modern roof materials. Read More»

3 Ways To Take Care Of Your Foam Roof

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Foam roofs are great because you don’t have to do a lot to take care of them. However, foam roofs require a little maintenance and care in order to last a long time. You need to make sure that you keep your foam roof clean, check for discoloration and improper texture and get your roof recoating every few years. #1 Keep Your Foam Roof Clean You should clean your foam roof off at least twice a year. Read More»