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  • Are You Neglecting Your Roof? 3 Ways To Protect Your Investment


    As a homeowner, caring for your investment is key when it comes to avoiding unnecessary maintenance costs. Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for the 'out of sight, out of mind' scenario to take place when it comes to one of your homes most valuable assets: your roof. Unlike a broken air conditioner or malfunctioning water heater, roofing issues aren't as noticeable without proper inspection. Knowing the dangers that lurk when roofing issues go unchecked can help you remember to make your roof a priority when it comes to properly caring for it.
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  • Four Tips To Help You Stay Safe When Inspecting Storm Damage On Your Roof


    If a storm comes through your town, it is possible that your roof has been damaged. If other homes in your area have severe damage, you may want to inspect your shingles. There are some things that you will want to know about safety when doing anything on your roof, such as using a ladder properly and saying safe around utilities. Here are some tips to help you avoid serious injury while inspecting the damage on your roof:
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  • Climbing Up To The Roof? Practice These Ladder Safety Tips


    If you're planning to climb up to your roof either to make minor repairs or inspect it for damage, it's important to ensure you make it up there safely. Follow these ladder safety tips to ensure your climb is a secure one. Tip #1: Look the ladder over carefully before using it. You should perform a general inspection of the ladder before each and every use. Look over the rungs and make sure each is secure.
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  • 5 Tips For Keeping Your Roof In Tip-Top Condition


    How is the condition of the roof on your house? If you don't quite know the answer to that question, it's time to pay some attention to your roofing shingles. The following five tips can help you maintain your roof so it faithfully serves its purpose for many years to come. 1. View your roof from the inside When looking for evidence of water damage, examine the underside of your roof from inside your attic.
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  • How To Properly Keep Your Roof In Good Condition


    If you have a home, it's absolutely critical to keep your roof in good condition over the years. But you won't have to struggle with this thanks to these roofing tips. Replace Damaged Shingles The shingles on your roof are important to keep in good condition. If they crack or come off completely, your house is susceptible to severe water damage. These damages can be avoided when you get help from a roofing contractor, such as those at DiRoma Roofing.
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  • Your Questions about Two Roofing Problems


    A roof is often an overlooked part of a building, but its large size and exposure to harsh weather conditions can contribute to numerous problems that will need to be addressed. When you encounter these issues, you may have little idea of what is causing the problem or how to correct it. In particular, there are two common problems that new homeowners may not understand how to correct. Why Are There Plants Growing on the Roof?
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  • Don't Let Poor Attic Ventilation Damage Your Roof


    When the average homeowner thinks about taking care of their roof, they focus on the exterior. Inspecting the roof's underlayment and shingles are often two places where the maintenance and inspection process begins. However, effective roof care should also include the interior spaces of your home, more specifically, your attic. Poor ventilation in an attic can produce a significant amount of damage to a roof. And knowing how to avoid this issue is critical.
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  • 3 Common Issues That Can Damage Your Roof


    If you're new to home ownership, you might not be familiar with all the things that can damage your roof. Roof replacement can take a hefty chunk out of your household budget. That's why it's so important understand the issues that can cause problems for your roof. Here are three problems that you should be aware of. Dirty or Damaged Gutters When working properly, rain gutters can protect your home and roof from water damage.
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  • Tile Roofing Questions Answered


    If you are considering changing your home's roof, you may not know about all of your options. In particular, tile roofing is a commonly overlooked solution, because many homeowners are inexperienced with this roofing option. By having these two tile roofing questions answered, you should be better informed when you make the final choice concerning your roof's upgrade.  Is It Possible To Change From A Shingled Roof To A Tiled Roof?
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  • Spiders Taking Over Your Attic Every Fall? Reinforce The Soffits On Your Roof


    If spiders spin webs all over your attic every fall season, check the soffits on your roof for disrepair. Spiders usually live outside of the home but will seek shelter in your attic to escape predators or to mate and lay eggs in the fall. But if you spray the attic with pesticides and still have a spider infestation, replace and repair the soffits along the roof's edges. Here's what you need to know about your spider infestation and how to reinforce the soffits to keep them out of your attic.
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