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2016

How To Make Your Roof Installation Project Less Stressful

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Having a new roof installed is an excellent way to optimize energy efficiency, improve curb appeal, and even increase the overall resale value of your homeā€”but the process can be a bit overwhelming and stressful. Here are a few things you can do to make your roofing installation project a more enjoyable and less stressful experience overall: Commit to One-on-One Consultations To ensure that the roofing contractor you choose to work with will be able to meet all of your personal needs and expectations, it’s important to schedule one-on-one consultations in your home with a few prospective options. Read More»

Covered With Care: The Roofs Of Senior Care And Assisted Living Facilities

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As the country’s Baby Boom generation ages, the demand for quality housing and care for seniors increases. If you’re the developer or executive manager of a new facility catering to the needs of the elderly, your responsibilities are wide-ranging and often focused on making the building’s interior comfortable, bright, practical and easy to navigate. Residents and their visitors also appreciate a handsome exterior and landscaping. While all these things are easily visible, the roof is one critical area of the structure that’s practically invisible to the casual observer, residents and those who work inside the facility. Read More»

Different Types of Winter Damage to Watch For

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In the aftermath of the latest winter storms to hit parts of the U.S., now is a good time to make sure your roof is still in one piece. A wintry combination of freezing rain, sleet, snow and ice can slowly, but surely, do a number on your roof, resulting in post-winter damage that could leave it defenseless against springtime wind and rain. The following offers an in-depth guide on what to look for as you’re surveying your roof for the spring season ahead. Read More»

How to Repair Rust and Puncture Damage across a Metal Roof

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Metal roofs are a great investment because they are rated to last at least 50 years. The durability of the steel along with any protective coatings placed over the material are two of the reasons why your roof will last a long time. However, this does not mean that you can simply ignore the roof and expect it to last forever. Damage can occur, like with any other roof. This means that proper fixes must be completed when you note the damage. Read More»