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How To Match Roof And Siding Colors For Your Home

When making improvements to your home, most people start by focusing on the inside – updating the kitchen, adding a bathroom, or changing out the floors. But, talk to any realtor, and they’ll tell you that the big money is in curb appeal. That’s why, if you’re building a new home or looking to replace the roof, siding, or both on your current home, you should pay particularly close attention…
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Determining the Right Shingle Color and Materials for Your Roof

Are you replacing your roof or building a new home? What type, style, and color of roof that you choose might be one of the biggest decisions that you’ll make about your property. Choosing the right type of roofing material, the right shingle color, and everything else about your roof is a big decision that will affect not only the appearance of your home, but maintenance costs and the overall…
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Metal Roof Cost Pricing Guide (as of March 2021)

If you are planning on replacing your roof or building a new property, then you’ve likely considered various options available to you. Depending on the style of your home, your location, and your preferred aesthetic, the costs of your new metal roof - or any other type of roofing - will vary based on a variety of factors that we will detail in this article. Metal roofing has a lot…
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Winter Weather & Your Roof : What To Look For

It’s no surprise that the weather can be unpredictable, especially as areas of the United States are currently experiencing unprecedented winter weather right now. Your roof is often the first line of defense to keep your home and family safe during any severe weather event. However, no matter the materials or how well your current roof was installed, there are still numerous ways for Mother Nature to remind you whose…
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Roofers in My Area: How To Find a Roofer Best For You (2021)

Do you need a roof repair or perhaps a total roof replacement? Did a recent hail storm, rainstorm, tornado, or other major weather event damage your home’s roof or other property? Then you’ve likely begun the search for a roofer in your area who can solve your problems. Chances are that you’ve started by doing a standard Google search - but there is so much more to look at and…
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A Tar & Gravel Roof Guide for Beginners (Updated for 2021)

You may notice that a tar and gravel roof is installed on many low-slope or flat roof commercial buildings. Contractors and builders use gravel on flat roofing for two primary reasons; the first is to protect the underlying layer of roofing materials on built-up roofs (BURs), and the second is to secure or weigh down the roofing material, as is the case with single-ply flat roofs. What Are Tar &…
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Flat Roof Repair: A Guide On What to Do (Step by Step)

Dealing with a flat leaky roof can be extremely frustrating, not to mention that if things are not done properly, the leaky roof can be extremely detrimental to your property’s overall integrity and value. While all roof leaks are problematic, a leak in a flat roof is particularly complicated. Flat roof repair (also known as low slope roof repair) or commercial flat roof repair can range from somewhat simple to…
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Roof Leak Repair: How to Find a Roof Leak and What to Do

A roof leak can be complicated to find, difficult to fix, and even scary for homeowners and property owners since the physical condition can put livability of your property at risk. So accordingly, you need to find the area of the leaking roof and fix it fast before even more damage to your property has occurred. And if the roof leak repair is significant or you can’t fix a leaky…
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What To Expect With A Roof Inspection

The first step to addressing issues with your roof is to schedule an inspection with a reputable Roofing Contractor. Most companies, including us, provide these inspections free of charge. The results can be incredibly informative as you make decisions on your next steps in your roofing adventure. A proper inspection will save you time and costly expenses in the long run. Has your roof been hit by hail, debris, or…
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Spotting Hail Damage on Your Home After a Storm

The roof is one of the critical areas that keep your home or business safe and secure from the elements. When a roof is damaged by inclement weather, such as a hailstorm, what may start as a small issue can quickly turn into a big problem. We’ll help you spot hail damage. According to the NOAA National Weather Service (NWS), there have already been 687 “large hail” events in 2020.…
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How a Roofing Contractor Can Help Maximize Your Insurance Claim

After a storm, you need the best roofing help you can get. Experts in storm damage remediation can bring your roof back to peak condition and protect your home. You wouldn’t choose a roofer you knew couldn’t do the job. Likewise, you wouldn’t pick one whose roof repair isn’t covered by your insurance. Thousands of times each year, however, storm-stricken homeowners do just that. Roofing scams are one of the…
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Signs of Storm Damage on your Roof

One of the first things any homeowner should do after a storm is check for roof damage. Even if you have no visible water inside your home, roof damage is still a possibility. While it might be tempting to climb up on the roof, we recommend homeowners avoid this whenever possible. Always try to assess roof damage from ground level if you can. Try using a pair of binoculars to…
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How to Deal With A Roofing Insurance Claim

How to deal with a roofing insurance claim is often one of the first questions homeowners have after a natural disaster hits. Hurricanes, tornadoes, hail, and rainstorms are all common causes of roof damage. Insurance helps you minimize out of pocket costs when repairing your roof. If you’re wondering how to deal with a roofing insurance claim, here’s what to know: 1. Start by Having Your Roof Inspected In any…
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3 Things To Consider Before Hiring A Commercial Contractor

To restore your business after a natural disaster, you’ll need help from a qualified contractor. Dealing with consequences of a hurricane, tornado, or other disaster is stressful and time-consuming. If it’s your first time hiring a contractor for work on your enterprise, it can be even more difficult. Things become much easier when you follow some basic guidelines. When hiring a commercial contractor, always remember to take these steps: 1.…
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Rebuilding After A Natural Disaster

The fear and uncertainty caused by a natural disaster can make life difficult even for those who homes have been spared and whose families are safe. When your property is damaged as the result of a natural disaster, the confusion and uncertainty can stretch on for months after the fact. Rebuilding after a natural disaster isn’t easy, but the right contractor can bring you peace of mind. To make sure…
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Top 5 Causes Of Roof Leaks

Roof leaks are a big problem in storm prone areas. To protect your home, it’s vital to be alert to the risks. Every season brings its own hazards that could cause roof leaks. If you’re struggling with these issues, you might need roof repair: 1. Ice Dams Ice dams are among the biggest culprits when it comes to roof leaks. These blockades of ice form on the eaves of traditional…
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7 Signs You Need A Roof Inspection After A Storm

The damage to your home after a rain or wind storm isn’t always obvious. When it comes to wind damage roof shingles may look unharmed at first. It’s important to examine your roof so you catch on to subtle signs of deterioration. Homeowners can spot the issues that point to deeper underlying problems. Contact the experts for a professional roof inspection if you notice any of these signs: 1. Visible…
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A Simple but Effective Guide to Getting a New Roof

Are you looking to get the cost of a new roof? If you know your property square footage, use our roof calculator below. Roofing Fundamentals and What to Expect The Signs You Need to Get a New Roof Roof Age and Damage Roof Damage From The Weather Roof Leak Repair Tearing Off a Roof Installing a Roof Overlay Roof Removal Roof Replacements: Types of Roofing Materials Asphalt Shingles Slate Roofing…
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Roof Hail Damage: An Actionable Guide That Anyone Can Follow

Hail damage storms might not be the worst natural disaster that you can imagine happening to your property, but they can cause a surprising amount of long-lasting damage so you should be prepared in the event of a hail storm or associated weather event. The Effects of Hail The High Costs of Hail Storms and Roofing Hail Damage What Happens When You Experience Roof Hail Damage The Factors That Cause…
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A Simple (But Effective) Checklist to Metal Roof Repair

If you own a building with a metal roof, then you may have had to deal with damage, leaks, and the associated repairs - and if you haven’t had to do that yet, you will probably have to make repairs at some point in the future. So, of course, it’s best to be prepared in advance and be well-informed by your insurance company before disaster strikes. What’s more, if you…
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