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3 Reasons To Utilize A Professional Gutter Service

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A professional gutter service can be a great resource for any homeowner, mostly because of the various ways in which they can ensure that your gutters are working effectively. Listed below are three reasons to hire a professional gutter service. Professional Gutter Cleaning One of the biggest reasons to hire a professional gutter service is the fact that they can ensure that your gutters are effectively cleaned, which is extremely useful because many people find the active cleaning out their gutters to be extremely strenuous and quite disgusting.

26 February 2017

3 Ways To Prevent Ice Dams

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Ice dams can damage your roof. They can cause problems with your shingles and let moisture get in under the shingles and leak into your house. If they are something that you are worried about, then you want to make sure that you take precautions.  Heat Cables Heat cables are one way that you can help to prevent ice dams. You can place them in lines up and down your entire roof, which will help melt the snow and ice, or you can just place them along the edges by the eaves, which will allow any melt water to easily escape down the edges of the roof.

22 February 2017

Three Mistakes To Avoid When Washing A Metal Roof

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If you've recently had a shiny, new metal roof installed on your residence, you may need some time to get used to how different it is from your old asphalt shingling roof. One of the things that's different about metal roofs is that they have different needs for care and maintenance. In fact, you can probably do more harm inadvertently while cleaning your metal roof than you'd do by simply never washing it at all.

27 January 2017

3 Tips To Getting Your Roof In Quality Condition

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To make sure that you are keeping your roof in magnificent condition, you'll want to reach out to some roofers that are great at what they do, while understanding how you can also play your part. There are a number of steps that you can take to keep your roof durable and giving your home the best service. Follow these points and use them so that you're able to care for your roof.

19 January 2017

Three Ways To Winterize Your Roof

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There is no better time to put some attention towards your roof than right before winter. The harsh winter weather can really put a beating on your roof throughout the season. The moment your roof starts to leak, you may be faced with cold air coming into your home, water that floods and damages your home, and a roof that completely gives out. When this happens, you could end up having to pay to replace your entire roof.

31 October 2016

Tips for Identifying a Creole Home and How to Choose the Best Roofing Material

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Even distinct architectural styles can be hard to name if you lack the knowledge of all the styles that exist. A Creole home is an example of this problem, as most homeowners and residents of the Southern states have seen the style but might not know its official name. Why does it matter? Knowing the actual name can help you research the intricacies of the style, which will give you a better understanding of the structure and how to outfit it in building materials.

24 October 2016

Exploring Your Options For Commercial Roofing Materials

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When it comes to your business, the decisions you make can have a huge impact on your success and your profits. While the choices you make for the new roof on your building may not seem that important, you should know that the material you select will play a role in your energy bills and how long it will be before you have to put on another roof. Learn more about some of the roofing materials available for the roof on your workplace.

17 October 2016

2 Main Types Of Roofing Underlayment

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Shingles may be the largest factor when it comes to protecting your roof from the elements, but they're not the only one. The underlayment below your shingles also has a crucial role to play. If you would like to learn more about the role of underlayment, as well as three of the most common types, read on. This article will provide a handy beginning guide to roofing underlayment. The Basic Idea

29 September 2016

Time To Plan For The Roof? 3 Reasons You Should Go Green

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If you're in the process of designing your home and you're trying to keep things as environmentally-friendly as possible, you might want to start on the roof. You might not realize this, but you can have a completely green roof on your home. Not sure what a green roof actually is? Well, it's a roof system designed to incorporate living plants. Here are three things you'll need to consider when choosing a green roof.

20 September 2016

Why You Should Leave Slate Installation To The Professionals

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If a section of your slate roof is broken, think twice before installing the replacement slates without the input of a roofing contractor.  Trying to install the slates on your own can lead to several mistakes, such as these four: Choosing the Wrong Slates If you are installing the slates on your own, then it's almost certain that you will be buying them on your own. Unfortunately, this is where the mistakes might start.

23 August 2016