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What is Roof Flashing?

July 30, 2021

Roof Flashing Explained Roof flashing is the material that seals the joints between your roofing materials (shingles, slate, cedar shakes, etc.) and any walls, penetrations, and edges. Roof flashing is a part of every roof system that protects the home from water penetration. On all sloped roofs,

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Roof Inspection for Storm Damaged Areas

July 16, 2021

The recent storms that have passed through southeastern PA have done considerable damage to properties. If your home or business was one of the many buildings in Pennsylvania that were damaged in the storms this weekend, you?re probably wondering: what should I do to fix

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Do I need a permit for a roof replacement or roof repairs?

June 25, 2021

Permits were created to ensure building codes for installation, waste, and safety are followed. This protects you, your home, the workers, and any passersby! Most larger home projects require a permit! Because there are standards in place for construction plans, it’s especially important that you

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How to Spot a Roof Storm Chaser: 6 Identifiers to Avoid Scams

May 21, 2021

An extreme weather event rolls through your area – hail, rain, wind, snow. You, along with your neighbors, notice storm damage to your roof! Depending on the extent of the damage, you may be able to file an insurance claim for the damages. It’s possible that your roof can be fixed with

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8 Things to Know Before Installing Skylights

April 23, 2021

Skylights get a bad rap for being leak-prone. This is due to poor installation techniques by unqualified roofers. A skylight properly installed will last for 20+ years without a problem! The key is to make sure it’s the right kind for the roof pitch because a steep-slope skylight cannot be

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What to Look for in the Roof When Buying a Home: 6 Elements to Inspect

April 16, 2021

Congratulations! You’re looking at buying a home. Whether you’re a first time homebuyer or you’ve done this a few times, it’s important to ensure the house is in excellent and safe condition. If it’s not, the areas that need attention should be addressed with the current homeowner before

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What Happens If You Don’t Repair A Roof Leak?

April 9, 2021

How do I know if I have a roof leak? You might have water actively dripping from a ceiling or wall inside your home. Or, you notice a water spot in your ceiling that wasn’t there before. What does that mean for you?  Water coming into your home is obvious – there is a water

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