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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»

Asking For Roofing Advice: Why It Should Cost You Nothing

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When you are considering a new roof, you may feel as though you need to find a roofer and hire him/her before you can get recommendations or advice. That simply is not true. Sure, a roofer wants to be hired before telling you everything that needs to be done, but advice should be free. When you are only looking for advice, you should not feel pressured into hiring a contractor and doing the job right away. Read More»

Is It Hail Damage Or Weathering...Your Guide To Determining The Type Of Damage To Your Roof

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If you are concerned about the dings or imperfections on your asphalt roof and it was a tough winter in your area, your first thought might be that the damage is the result of hail. However, it is important to note that on first glance, there is a remarkable similarity between some examples of hail damage and the natural weathering that an asphalt roof might be expected to show after a few years of use. Read More»