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How Moisture Damages the Roof

Water damage is the number one enemy of the roof, but it’s not always from the rain that it can experience this. Too much moisture, whether from outside or from within your home, can do long-lasting damage to the roof.… read more

Reading the Roof: What’s Normal, and What’s a Concern?

The roof is easily the most difficult part of the house to work on, and it’s not just because of its size and sheer complexity. The surface that covers your house is a difficult structure to read and it often masks real problems under a facade.… read more

2 Main Causes of Winter Roof Leaks

It’s ice yes, and it’s because of the increased cold, but these are reductionist, simplistic answers. In today’s post, Jack The Roofer, your trusted roofing storm damage contractor in the area, points to two likely culprits that cause winter roof leaks.… read more

Roof Vents: Should You Cover Them in Winter?

Roof vents ensure air properly circulates throughout the attic, ventilating your home as it exits through the roof. Although there are many types of vents, all of them play a key role in keeping your home well ventilated and your roof healthy.… read more

How Robust Is Your Roofing Warranty?

Reading the fine print is not something anyone is excited to do, but when it comes to the roof, it’s vital that you peruse and be more critical when reading the warranty. The last thing you want, after all, is to file a claim and find out that the damage isn’t covered by the warranty… read more

Enough Is Enough: It’s Time to Replace Your Roof

Sometimes, you’ll find yourself saying “here we go again” when calling for a roof repair for the second time in as many years. Roof repairs will only do so much, after all. Plus, repairing your roof again and again is actually more expensive than replacing it outright.… read more