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How Hail, Ice and Snow Can Damage Your Roof

You probably already have an idea that any form of water on your roof is never ideal, and this does not change much when winter arrives. In fact, this season is likely the time when hiring roofing contractors becomes fairly important.… read more

A Look at Rookie Gutter Installation Mistakes

Even with the availability of experienced contractors in the state, plenty of people still opt to install their gutters by themselves. The problem is that it often leads to subpar results due to the installation being done improperly. This is usually because the one doing the installation doesn’t know everything there is to know when… read more

Carbon Monoxide Leaks Resulting from Hail Damage

The best roof repair contractor might be able to fix cosmetic issues brought about by hail damage, but one of the things people don’t often realize is that these things can damage not just your roof, but also the structures within your roofing system as well. In this case, hail can end up damaging the… read more

3 Winter Roof Threats

Any good homeowner knows that the winter season is never easy on their homes. This is why many a residential roofing contractor knows that the months during and after winter can be a busy time. That’s because the weather one would expect during the winter can be especially difficult on the roof.… read more

Project Planning: Finding a Roofer Beforehand

Finding a qualified contractor can take a long time so it’d be a good idea to start searching for one even before you need some roofing work done. That way, you’ll minimize project delays and make sure you get a quality roof. Here are some ways to vet your potential roofers.… read more

Ice Dams: How to Keep Them From Coming Back

Left unattended for too long, ice dams can cause roof leaks and permanent damage to your roof. It’s a recurring issue every winter, but you can prevent them from coming back by taking a few precautions. … read more