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2016

4 Updates That Will Improve Energy Efficiency and Increase Safety

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Are you looking for ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency and safety? Here are four updates to consider planning for. Have Metal Roofing Installed There are many advantages to replacing your old roof with a metal one, such as improved energy efficiency and lower power bills each month. Metal roofing can last you a lifetime, so you may never have to replace your roof again. This type of roofing doesn’t need much maintenance for optimal performance; an occasional cleaning is all that’s needed. Read More»

DIY Roof Shingling - Avoiding Curling And Shadowing Issues

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If you need your roof replaced, then you may decide to try your hand at shingling on your own. Many homeowners find that they are very happy with a DIY roofing job. However, you should know that you are probably not going to be nearly as quick as a professional. To reduce leaking issues, you may want to think about working on your roof in sections. You can do this by adding shingles to your roof using a technique called racking. Read More»

What To Consider When Choosing Your Roofing Shingle Color

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Picking a shingle color can be a difficult task. It’s the color that’s going to be on your roof for years to come, and you don’t want to end up hating it once it’s finished. If you’re having trouble making a decision, here are some tips for choosing a color you’ll love. Consider Future Changes If you’re planning on changing the color of the exterior of your home, you need to compare the colors to your new shingles. Read More»

Concrete Tile Roofing: Is It Worth The Extra Cost?

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When it comes time to choose a new roof, many homeowners go with asphalt shingles simply because they are the cheapest. However, if you can afford to pay a little more up front for a concrete tile roof, you’ll reap many benefits in the long run. Whether or not a concrete tile roof is worth the extra cost to you will depend on your preferences and life situation. Examining the following benefits and drawbacks of concrete tile roofs will help you decide. Read More»