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Why Is Your Newly Installed or Repaired Roof Leaking?

Roof leaks don’t usually develop overnight unless there was a strong storm in your area. If the weather is normal, and your roof starts leaking, that means the problem started way before the leak became obvious. According to professional roofing contractors, leaks are usually a sign of neglect. Proper and regular maintenance and inspections can ward… read more

2 Ways Your Roof Can Reduce Your Energy Use

Modern homeowners are more aware of the need to reduce their carbon footprint. It’s not all about the environment, though; there’s not a homeowner out there who wouldn’t appreciate saving some money on utility bills. … read more

Roof Estimate vs. Roof Inspection

Practically every roofing company in North America offers free, no-obligation estimates to customers in the areas they service. This is a good thing as you would like to find out how much it would cost to fix or replace your roof without having to pay a fee. It also allows you to get a free estimate from… read more

2 Common Misconceptions About Roof Wind Damage

Wind is one of the most destructive forces that affect roofs as any roofer would tell you. Your roof is exposed 24/7 to the elements. Whenever the wind picks up or whenever a storm blows by, your roof is at risk of suffering damage.… read more

Tips on Budgeting for a New Roof

A roof replacement is a large investment for many homeowners. You have to ensure that your new roof can protect your home from harsh weather elements, such as high winds, heavy downpours and damaging hail. Like any home improvement project, it requires careful planning and a whole lot of preparation. One important aspect to consider is… read more

Tips on Avoiding Delays During Roof Replacement

It is critical to keep your roof replacement project on track. Being on schedule is not only an indicator of success, but also a telltale sign of an efficient home improvement service. An experienced roof replacement company can estimate how long the project will take depending on the size of your home. However, poor planning may delay… read more