Sprucing Up Your Roof

5 Tips For Cleaning Rain Gutters

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It’s that time of the year again: time to clean out the rain gutters. If you fail to clean out your gutters regularly, you will find that they fill up with water and overflow, possibly even breaking the gutter or leading to rot and rust over time. It is a good idea to clean your gutters as the seasons change so that they are always in working order. These tips will help you clear out your gutters safely and easily. Read More»

The Temperatures Are Rising: Time to Get Your Roof Ready for Summer

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Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to start taking care of some home maintenance issues. If your roof isn’t on your maintenance list, it should be. If your roof is like most, it was probably ignored during the winter unless it developed a leak or other type of weather-related damage. Now that summer is just about here, you can’t afford to ignore it any longer. Summer weather can wreak havoc on your asphalt shingle roof. Read More»

4 Tips For Removing And Keeping Mold And Algae Off Your Home's Metal Roof

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If you have mold and algae growing on your metal roof, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to remove the fungal growth and keep it from returning. If so, use one or more of the tips below to restore your roof’s beauty and prevent possible rust damage. Avoid Standing On The Roof While It’s Wet Before you start cleaning your roof, a word about safety is in order. Read More»

Types Of Fascia

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Fascia is the material that is installed on the underside of the part of the roof that overhangs the walls of your home. While it provides very little to the actual appearance of your home, fascia is important to protecting the interior of your house from leaks and water damage. There are three main types of fascia available on the market, each of which carries a different set of material qualities and advantages and drawbacks. Read More»

5 Signs That It May Be Time To Replace Your Roof

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If you’re like most homeowners, you already know that a leaky roof means trouble in the form of repairs and possible replacement. Most people outside of those employed in the roofing industry, however, don’t have the expertise necessary to determine whether a roof can be repaired or if a total replacement in is order. Following are five things to take into consideration when deciding on a course of action to take when your roof starts to show unmistakable signs of wear and tear. Read More»