2017

  • 3 Common Causes Of Leaks In Metal Roofs

    From the initial purchase and moving in to installing window treatments and cleaning your carpet, the challenges of home ownership are easy to see. The roof is an imperative part of the home, but you may not place enough emphasis on understanding and maintaining it. Considering a metal roof has a life expectancy of 50 years or more, you may think this durable material does not require any maintenance or repairs.
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  • Five Often-Overlooked Signs Of Impending Roof Collapse

    When you think of the worst things that could happen to your roof, what comes to mind? Most people will say a leak or having a branch blow onto it during a storm. But in fact, the worst thing that could happen to your roof would probably be for it to collapse. If you're in the home when it happens, there is a good chance you won't survive. Even if you're not in the home, you'll have thousands upon thousands of dollars in repairs to make -- and it may not even be worth salvaging what's left.
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  • 3 Reasons To Consider A Metal Roof For Your Home

    One of the best roofing options that many people overlook for their homes is a metal roof, mostly because this type of roof can provide a range of benefits that can include everything from being extremely durable to being extremely light and versatile. Listed below are three reasons to consider a metal roof for your home. Can Help Reduce Your Cooling Bills One of the biggest benefits provided by a metal roof is a result of the fact that the metal is very shiny and reflective.
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  • Stay Safe During Spring Roofing Repairs

    If you have roof repairs or refurbishments that you want to make this spring, stay safe when you are up there. There are over 100,000 injuries per year related to homeowner's falling from their roof; take some precautions to prevent one of these accidents. Reduce the risk of accidents and falls with these safety tips: Drink plenty of water. Make sure to stay fully hydrated when working in hot weather on a warm rooftop.
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  • What Is Ponding And How Is It Destroying Your Commercial Roofin

    Regardless of the type of roof your business has, ponding is a serious problem that could lead to irreparable damage. Ponding occurs when your roof has standing water on its surface. If you have noticed water remaining on your roof for days after a storm, here is what you need to know.   What Damage Can Occur? When water pools up on your roof, it increases the weight of the roof and places a strain on the building.
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  • Is It Ideal To Replace A Commercial Roof In The Winter?

    Do you own a commercial property and plan to replace your roof in the near future? If so, you likely want to plan the project in a manner that causes the least trouble for your business operations. You may be thinking that the spring and summer months are the best time to replace roofs because you have likely noticed roofers busily working during these times of the year. Perhaps winter makes you think of cold weather, and the idea of your roof getting torn off might not sound appealing.
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  • 3 Things To Consider Before Switching To Clay Tile Roofing

    Do you own a home that will need a new roof soon? Have you grown tired of the look of asphalt shingles, and you want to have a different type of roof installed? While this may be possible, there are still some things that should be taken into account before you start making any definite plans. If you're wanting to switch from asphalt to tile on your roof, here are a few of those things:
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  • Why A Metal Roof May Be The Best Option For Your Home

    If you are getting ready to start looking for a roofing contractor to replace your roof, you need to first decide on the type of roofing material you need. While considering your options, you might want to pay special attention to metal roofs and why they might be the best option for you. This way, should you decide that the metal roof is something you want for your home, you will know to find a roofer who has experience with that material.
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  • Tips For Removing Ice Dams From Your Roof

    Did you need to get your roof repaired due to ice dams that formed during the cold winter? If so, this is a problem that you would rather not have to deal with again. It happens because your roof has hot spots that cause water to melt, which flows down the roof until it reaches a cold spot. The water freezes, creating an ice dam that can cause damage to the roof, such as leaks or structural damage.
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  • Cut Energy Costs With These Improvements Residential Roof Replacement

    Efficiency is a concern with the average cost of home utility costs going up. When you need to do repairs like a roof replacement, energy efficient improvements are going to be a good way to reduce your energy costs. Today, modern roofing can provide you with solutions like reducing heat gain, renewable energy and better thermal barriers. Here are some of the best energy efficient improvements to do with your roof replacement:
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