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4 Winter-Resistant Roof Materials

Your roof takes the brunt of weather damage, so if you live in a cold climate, you need a roof that can handle extreme temperatures and precipitation while still keeping your house warm. It seems like a tall order, but there are several materials up to the challenge. Each with their strengths and drawbacks, they

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The Top Signs Your Tile Roof Needs Professional Service

Does your tile roof need a repair or a replacement? Clay and concrete tiles can last for a century or more, according to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). But that doesn’t mean this roofing material is damage-proof. If you have a tile roof, take a look at the top signs it needs

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The Top Reasons to Find a Roofer Before You Need One

Why do you need to store a roofer’s number in your phone’s contact list? While you might not need a roofing professional on speed dial, take a look at the top reasons to find a quality roofer before you need them. Storm Damage Can Happen AnytimeYou never know when a sudden storm could strike. High

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2 Summer Roof Problems and How to Prevent Them

Like most homeowners, you want your current roof to stay in great shape for as long as possible to ward off the need for early roof replacement. However, you may not know how to protect your roof from seasonal hazards that can lead to roof damage. Now that summer is here, you need to be

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To Repair or Replace: That’s the Roofing Question

A roof is a costly investment, but you can reap the reward of a solid covering for your home for years to come. Obviously, you want to get your money’s worth from your current roof, so you may question whether you should replace or repair your roof. Here’s how to decide. Take Into Consideration Your Roofing

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Spring Roof To-Do List

Winter storms, snow, and ice can wreak havoc on your roof and leave you with damage and leaks. After the spring thaw, once most of the ice and snow are gone, you should check your roof for damage both inside and out. Here is more information about what specifically should before the spring and summer

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Misconceptions About Metal Roof Aesthetics

Metal roofing can offer challenges, such as finding an experienced installation contractor, but some homeowners may have an exaggerated idea of just how many problems a metal roof will cause. For example, many homeowners think a metal roof is only for barns and rustic-styled buildings, or that it will make an unappealing drumming sound during

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3 Kinds of Underlayment for Asphalt Roofing

As a homeowner with a shingle roof, you need to know the basics of each part of the roofing process and each roof component. Educating yourself about your roof will help you to not only make informed decisions about replacement when the time comes but also care for your roof throughout its working life. Here

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Metal Roof Inspections: What to Look For

Illinois homeowners with metal roofs can feel fortunate to have a roofing material that is both durable and fire resistant. Even metal roofs, however, can develop problems if they are not well-maintained. The best way to prevent any particular issue from becoming a serious problem is to inspect your metal roof occasionally. Here is a

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Can You Distinguish Weather Damage From Roof Installation Problems?

If your roof has recently been installed, any damage that it incurs may be due either to environmental factors or a deficiency in the roof installation process. If the roof is installed incorrectly or with the wrong materials, the roof won’t last as long. If your roof frequently faces harsh weather, the roof can also

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