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  • What To Expect When Your Home's Roof Is Being Replaced

    For most homeowners, roof replacement is not a frequent occurrence. You might have a roof replaced once, twice, or maybe three times in your life. As such, it's common for homeowners not to know what to expect when the roofing company rolls in and starts work. But since knowing what to expect can make the experience a more positive one for all involved, here's a closer look at what will happen -- and what won't happen -- during your roof replacement.
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  • Three Types of Roof That Can Be Damaged by Hail

    Some parts of the country are more susceptible to hail storms than others, but practically any location can be hit by a freak hailstorm. After such a hailstorm has passed, you're probably wondering if you should be worried about your roof. And in fact there are several types of damage that hail can inflict on different types of roofs, including asphalt, tile, and metal roofs. Here's how it's likely to affect each of them.
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  • Three Common Issues Your Roof Will Encounter

    When a roof suffers problems, it can cause sizable issues for the homeowner, as they will have to address these damages to prevent major damage occurring. There are some issues that will be more common for roofs to encounter, and it is important to be familiar with these threats so that the appropriate actions can be taken to protect the house.    Squirrels And Birds It is a reality that squirrels, birds and other small animals may be attracted to the roof.
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  • Three Factors Of Your Climate That Dictate Whether Or Not Metal Roofing Is Your Ideal Roofing Material

    Many roofing manufacturers would have you believe that their roofing product, whatever it is, is the best one and ideal for your situation; however, there are several environmental factors that vary by situation and can make all the difference in which roofing product actually is the best for your roof. Some types of roofing perform better in warm climates than other types do, for example, and there are also weather factors that can cause problems for some types of roofing more than others.
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  • Installing A New Roof On Your Mobile Home: An Owner's Guide

    Is the roof of your mobile home beginning to leak extensively? While you could keep patching up the leaky areas, eventually the roof will deteriorate to the point that you need to replace it completely. Replacing a mobile home roof is a bit different than replacing a roof on the average house. Read on to learn about this process and the related decisions you need to make. What are your options?
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  • Commercial Roofing 101: 4 Issues Affecting Flat Roofs

    Commercial roofs are susceptible to many issues. This is because unlike residential roofs, most commercial roofs are flat roofs. In order to prevent the need for costly repairs, business owners should be on the lookout for some specific problems that flat roofs are more likely to experience. So what issues should you be wary of? Here are four common problems: 1. Standing Water One of the mot common issues a commercial roof will experience is standing water.
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  • 3 Important Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Roofing Company

    Do you own your own home? Is your roof old, starting to leak, or otherwise in need of repair or replacement? It's obviously a good idea to get your roof fixed sooner rather than later. Waiting could lead to damage on the inside of your home, resulting in even more expenses on your part. But deciding which roofing company to hire isn't always an easy task. Depending on where you live, you could have dozens of companies to choose from.
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  • Common Causes Of Accelerated Built-Up Roof Membrane Flat Roof Deterioration

    When compared to sloped roofs, flat roofs are not only easy to install, but also cheaper. And since they require relatively less extensive support structures to support the sloping, they also provide better flexibility when it comes to roofing space utilization. Add these advantages to the fact that they are easy to maintain – their flatness makes it easy to clean and carry out any other maintenance activities – and it is easy to understand why most small business owners prefer them.
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  • Four Ways To Increase The Lifespan Of Your Shingle Roof

    Standard asphalt shingles typically last between 15 and 18 years, and architectural shingles last about 24 to 30 years. Keep in mind that these are averages. There are homeowners whose roofs last even longer than this. There's no way to ensure your roof will be the longest-lived on the block, but there are a few ways you can increase your chances of your roof lasting a good, long time. Make sure your attic is well insulated.
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  • Keep Cool With Roof Ventilation

    Most homes have insulation along the floor of the attic. In this position, the insulation is ideally placed to prevent heat from your attic from entering your home, but it will do nothing to prevent your attic from heating up. If you live in an area that gets a lot of heat during the summer, you should do something to prevent your attic from getting too hot. Proper ventilation is usually the only step you need to take.
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