2015

  • Three Tips To Help You Find The Source Of Roof Leaks And Have Them Fixed


    If you have a leaking roof, finding the problem can be difficult. Sometimes, it can be something as simple as a nail puncturing the shingles. Leaks can also be caused by more severe problems, such as wear and storm damage. No matter what the cause of a leak is, you want to be able to have it fixed before it causes serious damage to your home. Here are some tips to help you find the source of roof leaks and get them repaired:
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  • Seven Good Reasons to Choose Slate Roofing


    If you're in the market for a new roof, you've likely considered asphalt shingles and the popular metal roofing. However, there's one option you may not have considered: slate. Slate roofing has been around for several generations. In fact, it was the go-to roofing material at the turn of the 20th century. Mined from the earth, this durable, attractive roofing still offers a number of advantages to homeowners today. Benefits of Choosing Slate Roofing
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  • Making The Decision To Repair Or Replace Your Roof


    If you have a roof leak, it's important to have your roof checked out by a professional before the leak causes too much damage. Whether the leak was small doesn't matter. If you have a roof leak, you should be concerned that there are other areas of your roof that are no longer able to keep out snow, ice and rain. If you notice water stains on your ceilings, or you have water pouring into your home from the roof, it's time to call in a roofing contractor to assess the situation.
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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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