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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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Roofing

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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Roofing

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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Roofing

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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Roofing

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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Roofing

Roofing Shingle Lifespans and How to Extend Them

A roof consists of several layers starting with the decking. On top of that goes different barriers depending on the demands of your climate. The roofing contractors finish with the visible layer, the shingles. All of those layers can affect how long your roof lasts. However, the lifespan of your roof will depend largely on

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Gutters

The Most Common Storm Damage to Roofs, Siding, and Gutters

When you feel a storm coming in, you may have several fears. One fear is for your family and pets, but once you know everybody is safe, your next concern is your home. Roofs and siding can really take a beating during a storm, especially with the onslaught of rain and wind. These are some

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Roofing

What You Should Know About White Roofs for Your Home

As a homeowner, you may want to make improvements to your property to boost its energy efficiency. Not only does an energy-efficient home have lower power bills, but it also releases fewer emissions into the atmosphere. A white roof is one idea to explore for your home. Keep reading for more information that will help

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Roofing

Get a Roof Inspection After Installing Something on Your Roof

Ideally, you should have things installed on your roof by a qualified roofing contractor. But the next best thing is to use an experienced installer for your solar panels or satellite dish, and then have a roof inspection afterwards. Here are three reasons why a professional roof inspection is so helpful in this scenario. 1.

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Roofing

Common Chimney and Vent Problems Found During Roof Inspections

Roof vents and chimneys are known in the roofing industry as roof penetrations because they stick up through the roof and shingles have to fit around them. This characteristic makes them highly susceptible to leaks if not handled correctly during reroofing. Find out some common problems with chimneys and vents that a roofer will look

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