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  • 3 Roofing Options For Your Treehouse


    Many kids dream of having the opportunity to play in a treehouse. If your landscape provides a tree large enough to safely accommodate a treehouse, building one could provide hours of fun for your friends and family members. To ensure that your treehouse is properly protected, having a professionally installed roof is essential. Here are three roofing options you might want to consider before hiring a contractor to complete the roof on your treehouse in the future.
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  • Is Overlay Roofing A Viable Option For Your Home?


    Having a new roof put on your home isn't a project that comes easily or without great expense. This is one project that is oftentimes pushed back for months, or even years because it just isn't in the budget to get it done. Is it possible to re-shingle your roof without breaking your budget? One option to consider is recovering the existing roof with a new layer of shingles. Unfortunately, not every roof is in the condition to have reroof over existing shingles.
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  • How to Handle a Roof Leak


    You may not notice your roof is leaking until you see a water stain on your ceiling. When that happens, you want to make repairs right away so mold doesn't begin to grow in your home. First, you need to find the source of the leak, and that isn't always as easy as it sounds. This is what you can do when you spot a roof leak. Track Down the Leak
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  • Are Cedar Shingles A Better Alternative Than Asphalt Shingles?


    Deciding on roofing shingles is not a decision to be made based on cost alone, but unfortunately, that's what many homeowners do. Any shingle that you have installed is going to have great performance initially, and there should not be any problems with keeping water out of your home unless the shingles were installed improperly. The main difference will be the longevity of the material, but there are other important factors as well.
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  • What You Should Know When Considering Installation of a Slate Roof


    Slate roofs are beautiful and rare, and many homeowners who are thinking about installing a slate roof on their home have much to learn about slate as a roofing material. The more you know about slate roofs, the better equipped you'll be to decide whether or not slate is right for you. Color Matters Slate is known for being gray in color, but in reality, slate can be many different colors.
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  • Four Numbers That Will Inspire You To Strongly Consider A Metal Roof


    If your home is in need of a new roof, you have an important decision to make. Should you stick with the norm and go for another standard asphalt roof, or should you be adventurous and join the metal roof bandwagon? Metal roofs are increasing in popularity, and for good reason. They're long-lasting and great for the environment. If you need a little more convincing, here are four numbers that emphasize how stellar of an option metal roofing really is.
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  • What Is A Foam Roof System?


    In a traditional home, builders focus on insulating the roof from the inside of the home using fiberglass batts tucked between roof joists. A foam roofing system is a form of energy efficient roofing where the foam itself acts as both roof structure and insulation. While less common than traditional roofs, these sprayed-on systems can reduce energy costs while making the home more comfortable for occupants. Read on to learn how these systems work and whether one might be right for your home.
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  • Flooded Basements And Standing Water – What's Causing Your Drainage Problems?


    Proper drainage is very important for keeping your home in good shape. If you have problems with basement flooding, areas of standing water in your yard during heavy rains, or damaged or discolored siding from water damage, then it sounds like you've got drainage problems. But what's the root cause? Erosion or Improper Yard Slope Perhaps your yard was never properly sloped to drain water away from your house, or perhaps erosion from heavy rains has altered its slope.
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  • Is Your Roof Ready For Santa?


    As autumn approaches and the first displays of Christmas wrapping paper begin to appear in stores, you should begin to think about the condition of your roof. Is it safe for an older portly gentleman and eight (or nine-depending upon weather conditions) reindeer? Strong summer storms will take their toll on your roof, and early autumn is the perfect time to inspect it for damage that may place Santa and his assistants in jeopardy.
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  • Four Tips To Help You Do A DIY Tear-Off And Save On Your Roof Replacement


    Replacing your old roof can be costly, but it is something that will eventually have to be done. One of the costliest chores that roof replacement requires is removal of the old shingles. This is what is called a tear-off because the old shingles will literally be torn off your roof. If you are a handy person, you may want to save a little and do it yourself. Here are some tips to help you be successful with your roof removal project:
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