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Three Steps To Help You Locate A Roof Leak

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Being able to locate a roof leak on your own is a great way to handle small problems without any professional help. Here are three steps to help you locate the area where the patch needs to be placed: Use a Flashlight: The first thing you want to do is use a flashlight. Don’t use your smartphone light since this doesn’t provide enough light. After all, you don’t want to spend too much time up on the roof. Read More»

Three Questions To Ask A Roofer After A Hurricane Roof Inspection

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If you live in an area where hurricanes typically travel, the best thing that you can do is be prepared before the hurricane and be retroactive after the hurricane hits.  If your home is hit by a hurricane and there appears to be damage, the next step that you should take is to find a professional inspector. A home inspector will be able to assess the damage and will be able to let you know what must be fixed and if it is covered by your insurance policy. Read More»

3 Roof Sheathing Options

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When it comes to getting a roof put on your home, whether it’s new construction or an older home, the sheathing is the very first consideration. The sheathing, sometimes called roof decking, is what goes over the roof trusses, providing a barrier from the weather and a “lid” over the house. When an old house is in need of a new roof, sometimes a contractor will just go over the previous layer if there is only one layer. Read More»

Top 5 Reasons To Schedule A Roof Inspection

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A roof is a major part of a house, but many homeowners don’t think about their roof very often. This is unfortunate, as regular roof maintenance and roof inspections can be very beneficial. There are a number of reasons to hire a roofing contractor to inspect your roof, such as: Identify Problem Areas Like any other area of a home, discovering problems early and having them repaired is a lot less expensive than a total replacement. Read More»

Regular Maintenance And Repairs You Can Make To Your Roof This Summer

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The roof over your home protects its interior, and you and your family from the weather and sun’s heat, and should be checked often and maintained for repairs to keep it sound. Any small leak within your roof can grow larger and cause damage to the interior of your home and lead to mold growth. Here are two tips to help you check to maintain and make repairs to your roof and gutter system: Read More»