Understanding Commercial Roofing Options

What Is Causing Your Roof To Leak?

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A leaky roof is more than just a rainy-day nuisance. It is a potential for damage to your home’s interior and its furnishings. There are several potential causes of the leak and each one could result in even more serious consequences later. If your roof is leaking, here is what you need to know. Why Is Your Roof Leaking? The most obvious reason that your roof might be leaking is that the shingles are broken or cracked. Read More»

Moss Or Algae, Two Things That You Do Not Want On Your Roof

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If you are like most people, you probably pay very little attention to the roof of your home. Even though you see it every time you are approach your home, discoloration probably goes unnoticed for a period of time. This discoloration may be due to algae or moss. But no matter which one it is, it will need to be cleaned off of your roof as quickly as possible. If you don’t, you may be facing damage to your roof over time. Read More»

2 Tips For Inspecting Your Home's Shingled Roof After A Hail Storm

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After a severe hail storm has passed through your area, you may worry that your home’s shingled roof sustained some severe damage. If so, use the following two tips to inspect your roof after a hail storm: Look on the Ground for Broken Shingles Before you even get out the ladder to inspect the roof itself, look around on the ground for broken shingles. If the hail was large or hit your roof hard enough, it may have made enough of an impact to completely break the shingles, then the wind blew them off of your roof. Read More»

When Putting In a New Roof, Remember to Plan for Long-Term Repairs

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If your roof becomes damaged, a repair may be essential. So that repairs don’t sneak up on you, you should start preparing for damage as soon as you install the roof. To protect your roof and your finances, consider the following tips. 1. Keep Extra Shingles on Hand When the roofer is done with the job, ask to keep any extra shingles that he or she has. If there are no leftover shingles, ask the roofer to order an extra pack. Read More»

Four Reasons to Tear Off Existing Shingles When Re-Roofing Your Home

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If you are getting ready to replace your roof, you may find yourself faced with the dilemma of whether or not to tear off your old roofing materials. Tear offs can be expensive. With roofers charging an average of $100 - $150 per single layer square to do so, this can easily add more than $2000 or more to your roofing job. While it may be cheaper to leave the materials in place, there are reasons that this may not be a good idea. Read More»