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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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11-Item Checklist for Maintaining Your Shingle Roof

A roof replacement is a long-term investment many business owners or homeowners, like you, must make. When replacing a sloped roof, asphalt shingles is the most popular roofing material. Even though architectural asphalt shingles can last between 35-50 years, it’s often before the 35-year mark that you’re faced with the replacement task. To get the […]

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Why Roof Ventilation is Important

You want a beautiful roof with quality shingles in a color that matches your home, neat detail work, and straight, clean lines. We can do that. However, what’s going on underneath your roof, in the attic space, is just as important. The movement and temperature of air under your roof can affect the lifespan of […]

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6 Tips to Find (& Hire) the Best Roofing Contractor

It’s finally that time – you’re now on the market for a roofing contractor to replace your home or business’s roof. Maybe you just need your roof repaired and are trying to find someone to fix the issues. Both circumstances require an investment of time and money, so you want to make the best and […]

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Ask a Roofer: Can you Install a Roof in the Winter?

Don’t allow the misconceptions of installing a roof in the winter deter you from pursuing your reroofing project. John Esh, President at Joyland Roofing, answers a common question: is it ok to shingle a roof in cold weather?   [Transcript]   A question we get asked during the winter months is, is it okay to […]

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Why Video Roof Inspections?

Changing the Game Residential roofing estimates have generally worked the same way for a long time. You call a company, they send a salesman out to tell you how much it’ll cost for a new roof. If you’ve found a good company, the salesman gets on the roof and does a thorough inspection, then carefully […]

Ask A Roofer: All the Videos

Last winter we created a series of videos answering the questions we hear the most. John brought years of experience with roofs and roofing customers to these videos, and they’re still a wealth of knowledge about roofs and roofing. Here they are, collected in one place:

Is Metal Roofing Right For Me?

  Considering putting a metal roof on your home, barn, or business? Shingle roofs are still the most popular choice for sloped roofs, but we’re getting more and more questions about metal. It’s growing in popularity, and it’s definitely an excellent choice for many homes. If you’re considering metal, there are a few things to […]