Sprucing Up Your Roof

Weather Affects Your Roof More Than You Realize

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That the weather in your area affects your roof is not a new fact; rain, hail, snow, and excessive heat can all wear down – or outright damage – the roofing materials you have. Many people choose new roofs based on the immediate threats the roof faces. For example, someone in an area known for excessive heat but not hail may choose semicircular tiles; someone else in an area known for large hail might go with an insulated metal roof. Read More»

The Importance Of Clean, Functional Rain Gutters For Your Home And Family

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Your rain gutters are the second line of defense after your roof for preventing water from entering your home. It is therefore important to keep them functioning to their fullest capacity. Many homeowners don’t even think to look up at their rain gutters until a problem occurs. However, water damage will often have already occurred by the time visible symptoms present themselves. It’s best to be proactive and take care of your rain gutters proactively so they can take care of you and your family. Read More»

Need A New Roof? How To Choose The Right Roofing Contractor

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It’s not uncommon to feel a sense of dread when you notice water leaking from your roof. It’s bad enough if it’s in one spot, but if the liquid starts to show up in multiple locations you know you’re going to need a new roof. If you’ve never had to replace a roof before, you might not know any roofers or how to pick one out. There are so many roofing contractors out there and you definitely want to select a professional who is going to get the job done right. Read More»

Asphalt And Terra-Cotta Tiles

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Upgrading your roof is a popular but expensive home remodel. You can remove your existing roof material, reinforce your deck, and then install a new product that will completely redefine the look of your home. Not only that, a new product is also going to improve the energy efficiency and installation of your building. So, whenever you’re shopping for a roof replacement material, you need to consider the style and the practicality of each material. Read More»

Six Benefits Of Choosing Traditional Asphalt Shingles

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These days, you have more choices of roofing material than ever before. You could roof your home with aluminum, steel, slate, or high-tech composite shingles, among others. However, there are a lot of benefits to sticking with traditional asphalt shingles, unless you have a burning reason not to do so. Here are six such benefits. Today’s asphalt shingles are better. These aren’t your grandpa’s asphalt shingles! Decades ago, shingles used to break down within 20 years or so, leading to the need for frequent roof replacement. Read More»