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Repairing A Roof After A Severe Storm

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Bad weather is one of the unfortunate things that cannot be prevented no matter where you may live. When a storms passes through, the only thing that you can do is keep yourself safe by taking shelter, especially during hurricanes and tornadoes. The roof to a house is one of the most commonly affected parts of a house when the strong winds of severe storms pass through. If your roof was recently damaged during a severe storm and it is your first time dealing with such a problem, there are things that you can do to get it fixed without dealing with too much stress. Read More»

Everything You Need To Know About EPDM Commercial Roofing Materials

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If your commercial building has a flat or low-slope roof that’s in need of a replacement soon, then a new roof made of EPDM membrane is a good option. The acronym EPDM stands for the synthetic rubber roofing material’s chemical name of ethylene propylene diene terpolymer. EPDM comes in a white and a black variety and two different membrane thicknesses and widths. In addition, EPDM membranes can be installed in three ways, including: Read More»

4 Roofing Tips To Ensure Your Home Makes It Through Winter With Little Damage

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Storms can cause a lot of damage to your home, in you want to do the roof maintenance to protect your home from this damage. Some of the things that need to be done include removing snow loads from the roof and inspecting shingles for damage due to ice dams and storms. Here are some roofing tips to ensure your home makes it through winter with as little damage as possible. Read More»

Bet You Didn't Know All These Benefits Of Metal Roofing

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Although metal isn’t the most common roofing material, it does have benefits that you may not know about. Many people automatically opt for asphalt shingles as their default roofing material even before exploring the alternatives. For example, did you know about the following benefits of metal roofing? They Come in All Shapes and Colors If your classic image of a metal roof is a dull grey corrugated material, then you haven’t really explored metal roofing options. Read More»

Uncommon Roofing Choices: 4 Intriguing Materials

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If your home needs a new roof, then you have an important decision to make. What material will you select for the replacement roof? Of course, you could just choose the material most frequently seen in homes, which are asphalt shingles, but you have other interesting options. The following article examines four unusual roofing alternatives available to today’s homeowners. Concrete Tiles Ceramic tiles are a widely used roofing material but are rather expensive compared to other choices. Read More»

3 Things To Keep An Eye On With Your Commercial Roof This Summer

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Just like summer is a good time to inspect and take care of your residential roof, it is also a great time to inspect and take care of your commercial roof as well. With a commercial roof, there are three things that you need to keep an eye on: age, moisture, and your roof’s condition. #1 Age One of the things that you need to watch out for is the age of your roof. Read More»

Are You Remodeling An Older House?

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If you are remodeling an older house, you might be asking yourself “What in the world did I get into?“. It might be a good idea for you to have a picture of what you think the finished house will look like, just for inspiration to get you through the tough times. From selecting the roof to selecting wall treatments, here are some ideas that might help you as you remodel an older house: Read More»

How Roof Inspections Can Help You

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Many people underestimate the need for regular home inspections. This is particularly true with property owners whose roofs are still relatively new or in good condition; in such cases, a home inspection may even seem unnecessary. However, the regular inspections will benefit you in several ways, including with: Security Thieves will use any opening in your house to gain entry and steal; they don’t restrict themselves to doors and windows. This means weak points on the roof can easily work as suitable entry points for burglars. Read More»

Key Improvements You Can Make To Your Home's Exterior For Energy Efficiency And Moisture Protection

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Your home is your castle, and you want to do all you can to make and keep its interior protected from the elements and boost its energy efficiency. From moisture-intrusion problems to high energy bills to run your air conditioner, there are many ways Mother Nature can wreak havoc on your home’s comfort and your budget. Here are some improvements you can have added to your home’s exterior to improve its energy efficiency and to protect it from moisture. Read More»

Three Tips for Homeowners Considering Adding an Awning to Their Home

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If you are currently looking at upgrading your home, the addition of an awning can be an excellent investment to make. While awnings are fairly common for homes, the process of making this addition can be somewhat confusing and overwhelming to new homeowners. In order to help you with making important decisions throughout this process, there are several tips you should consider. 1. Understand the Benefits an Awning Can Provide Your Home Read More»