• Rock On! The Benefits Of Slate Roofing


    If you are looking to replace the roofing on your home, you will quickly find that there are many different roofing options available to you. Trying to determine which one is best for you may seem like a daunting task. However, looking at the advantages of different types of roofs can help you zero in on the roofing option that has the benefits that make the most sense for your situation and needs.
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  • What You Should Know About Using Seamless Gutters for Your Home


    Has the time finally come to replace your home's gutters? If so, you may be looking to switch to seamless gutters to eliminate the problems that the old ones had. Here are some things to know about using seamless gutters. Seamless Gutters Still Have Seams Don't be misled by the name since seamless gutters still have seams in them. The catch is that there will just be fewer seams along the gutters.
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  • What Every Homeowner Needs To Know About Hail Damage & Protecting Their Property


    A hail storm can cause a massive amount of damage. In fact, Colorado had an enormous hail storm that initially resulted in 1.4 billion dollars in damages to homes and vehicles, but a year later the estimates were closer to 2.3 billion. This is because, sometimes, damage from hail isn't readily seen immediately after a hail storm. If you live in an area that has had a hail storm or is prone to hail storms, it's important that you understand the types of damage hail can cause to roofing and siding.
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  • 3 Step Guide To Safely Removing Vines Growing On Your Shingled Roof


    If you have ivy growing on your home's roof that has gotten out of control, you may worry that the vegetation may start breaking up the shingles. If you want to remove the ivy without causing further damage to your roof, use the three steps below. Step 1:  Cover Any Important Plants Near Your House During the first step, you need to cover any important plants that are growing along the side of your house.
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  • Spring Is Almost Here: Tips For Cleaning Your Roof After A Long Winter


    Winter can wreck havoc on your roof. Once the rain stops falling and the ice has melted from your roof, you can clean your roof and the surrounding areas, helping to protect your roof and remove any hazards that winter may have brought to it. Here are a few tips for cleaning your roof in the spring. Trim Back Tree Branches Strong winds and heavy rains may have damaged tree branches.
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  • What Should You Do About Exposed Nail Heads on Your Roof?


    When your roofing contractor installs your roof, they should be careful to place the top layer of shingles directly over top of the nails in the bottom layer of shingles. This way, the nail heads are protected and water does not seep in around them. However, roofing companies do sometimes make mistakes—or a previous homeowner may have made some DIY roof repairs that are not quite up to snuff. If you look across your roof and see exposed nail heads, this is an issue you'll need to deal with.
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  • Four Tips For Going Off Grid By Having Solar Panels Installed On Your Roof


    If you are someone who wants to live off of the grid, finding the best way to supply power to your home is important. Solar panels are often a great option to consider because they allow you to use the energy from the sun to provide power to your home. Depending on where your home is located, getting direct sunlight to the solar panels may be difficult if you simply have them set up at ground level.
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  • 3 Tips To Protect Your Damaged Roof From More Leaks And Water Damage When Storms Keep Coming


    Weather patterns can sometimes be unpredictable, which can include storms that damage the roof of your home. When your roof has been damaged, you may want to have it quickly repaired.  When the weather does not provide a break in the rain, it can be difficult to get repairs done and your home may be exposed to leaks and further problems like water damage. Here are some tips to help you deal with roof damage when the rain just keeps on coming:
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  • 3 Storm-Damage Repairs Hidden Beneath Roofing Damage That Need to Be Addressed


    Storm damage is something that can affect your roof, but when you have a roofer do repairs, other problems may get uncovered. When estimating the costs of repairs or filing an insurance claim, you may want to know about some of these possible repair needs. Here are some storm-damage repairs that may be hidden beneath your roofing. 1. Issues with Water Damage from Unaddressed Leaks in Roofing When you have storm damage to your roof, it can lead to leaks.
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  • Best Roofing Materials For 2 Styles Of Victorian Revival Homes


    Victorian Revival homes come in a few styles that combine the classic asymmetry, geometric lines, and decorative accents of a Victorian home with elements of other architectural styles. Understanding the features of your home's style can help you make design decisions and choose materials such as choosing a roofing material for a roof repair or replacement project. Here are two common styles of Victorian Revival homes and the best roofing materials for each style, which you can discuss in further detail with your roofing contractors.
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