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What Should I Do If I’m Missing Shingles From My Roof?

January 21, 2022

After a day of high winds, you may have noticed a shingle or two lying in your yard. While this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to replace your roof, you do need to repair it as soon as you can. Why do shingles blow off the roof? Most shingles can withstand some pretty strong winds,

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What Are Snow Guards & Do I Need Them For My Roof?

January 14, 2022

Living in southeastern PA, we get snow. We don’t get mountains of it, but we can expect at least a couple snow storms every winter.  Sun and higher temperatures help the snow melt. In some cases, you may have noticed large amounts of snow sliding off your roof all at once in a sheet. This

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4 Roofing Trends to Continue in 2022

January 7, 2022

The past two years have been challenging for so many business in various industries. What business predicted may have played out was likely far from reality. People spent more time at home. For a number of people, the extra savings typically used for vacations or extracurricular was repurposed for

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Replacing Your Church Roof: What Leaders Need to Know

December 27, 2021

You’ve discovered that your church roof is leaking. Or maybe you’re working on next year’s maintenance budget.  Maybe you don’t have records of what’s been done on the roof, and you need help determining its condition.  What goes into church roof repairs and replacements, and what

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How Long Should A Commercial Flat Roof Last? & Tips for Its Longevity

December 22, 2021

A flat roofing system on a commercial building can last 20-25 years on average. 3 main types of rubber roofs are installed on commercial buildings: EPDM: Lifetime of 20-40 years TPO: Lifetime of 20-30 years PVC: Lifetime of up to 30 years You’ll want to consider the anticipated lifetime of the

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What Are the Different Types of Houses?

December 13, 2021

Whether you’re in the market to buy a house or dreaming about the day you can, you’ll quickly realize you have plenty of architectural choices. When you begin your hunt, your real estate agent may ask you to describe what kind of house you’re looking for. They may throw out terms

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Should I Clear the Snow Off My Roof?

December 9, 2021

The Good News: Your roof was made to withstand the conditions Roofs are designed and built for all weather conditions, including snow. Architects and structural engineers are careful to ensure that the roofs they design are capable of easily holding up under snow and ice conditions.  Below are

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Ways You Can Finance Your New Roof

November 29, 2021

It may feel overwhelming to pay for a roofing project, especially when you consider the entire cost. However, there are a number of financing options out there that can help you make roof repairs more affordable. In this article, we’ll discuss five of the most readily available avenues of

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Does Walking On Your Shingled Roof Damage It?

November 22, 2021

Yes, it can. The likelihood and level of severity depends on the time of year. Shingles are hardy and are made to withstand an occasional walk. However, if it’s hot outside, say 80 degrees, and there’s direct sunlight on the roof, the asphalt base of the shingle will soften. Walking over

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When Should You Replace Your Roof?

When Should You Replace Your Roof?

November 15, 2021

Knowing when to replace your roof depends on a variety of factors, including the kind of roof you have, how well it’s maintained, your climate and whether there is unfixed damage. In this guide, we’ll cover the average roof replacement time for different roofing materials and help you

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