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

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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Thinking About Installing a Metal Roof? 4 Factors to Consider

Metal roofing installation is booming, and it’s not just for businesses and barns. It’s becoming a popular choice for residential roofs as well. A metal roof is an attractive, modern, eco-friendly, and durable choice for your home. Within the last few years, we’re seeing our customers’ interest in metal roofing grow exponentially, and industry-wide trends […]

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Should I Install Gutter Guards? 7 FAQs Answered

Keeping your home or business’s gutter system clear is integral to the performance of your drainage system. Cleaning your gutters can be a messy, time consuming, and dangerous chore if you’re not trained and practiced. If you don’t clean your gutters, they can overflow and water cannot drain properly, potentially causing foundation issues from overflowing […]

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What are the effects of shingle color on your home’s energy efficiency?

The color of your roof’s shingles will have the most impact on the highest rooms in your house. Your attic alone can have temperatures that fluctuate 20 to 40 degrees in difference. Whether you are running the air conditioner or the heater, your home’s HVAC system may have to work harder depending on the color […]

How To Prepare For A Roof Replacement: 4 Things You Need To Know

If your shingled roof is about 15-20 years old, if you’re experiencing leaking, or if you have shingles that have blown off, it’s likely time for you to replace your roof. Selecting a qualified roofing contractor is the most important first step! Once you’ve determined your best fit local roofing company, you sign the contract […]

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A Guide to Roofing Insurance Claims & Storm Damage

We all hope that our roof is never damaged by a storm or accident. But unfortunately, it’s something every homeowner should be prepared for. A homeowner’s insurance policy that covers your roof brings peace of mind and valuable protection. However, if your roof is damaged and you have to file a claim, it can become […]

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Step-by-Step How to Clean Your Gutters & Tips to Keep Them Clean

Clearing your gutters of debris and built up grime is an important part of home maintenance. If ignored, filled gutters can cause water damage and lead to expensive repairs or even complete gutter replacements in the future.? We would recommend cleaning your gutters twice a year – once in the spring and once in the […]

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How Long Does A New Roof Last? Shingle, Flat, and Metal

The life expectancy of any roofing material depends on the type of material you are choosing. However, how long your roof will last can be lengthened or shortened due to correct or incorrect installation, harsh weather, maintenance, and your promptness to act on the first sign of damage.   We will walk through the most […]