how to identify when your roofing needs replaced

Is the roof on your home looking a little worse for the wear? Learn tips for identifying when you need to replace your roof.

Wood Or Asphalt Shingles? A Comparison

16 March 2016
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If it's time to re-shingle your roof and you're thinking of doing something a bit different, you might be considering going with wooden shingles rather than with standard asphalt shingles. Wood shingles (which are typically made from cedar) have their benefits, but so do asphalt shingles. To help you make an informed decision, here's a look at which shingle choice excels in each area. Cost: Asphalt prevails. If you're on a tight budget, you may be best off sticking to asphalt shingles as they are the more affordable choice. Read More …

Should You Install A Green Roof On Your Home?

14 March 2016
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Green roofs, which are roofs that have been planted with grasses, flowers, or other vegetation, are gaining popularity among homeowners wishing to make eco-friendly choices and decrease their carbon footprint. While there are some benefits to these roofs, they are not the right choice for every homeowner. Read on to learn more about the benefits and challenges of green roofs so you can make a more informed decision as to whether a green roof is right for you. Read More …

What Are Those Black Streaks on Your Roof?

10 March 2016
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Are there black or green-black streaks running down your roof? No, it's not the color from your shingles running, and it's not soot from pollution, either. Those black streaks are caused by a specific type of algae-like bacteria called Gloeocapsa magma. Often referred to as "roofing algae," these organisms do more than make your roof look a bit ugly. They also lead to shingle damage, increasing your chances of needing repairs or a premature roof replacement. Read More …

Can You Hurricane-Proof Your Roof? Tips for Facing Hurricane Season

9 March 2016
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With spring temperatures warming things up, it's time to start thinking about hurricane preparations for your house. While you cannot completely prevent any risk of hurricane damage to your roof, there are steps that you can take now to reduce the risk of any damage in the event of a hurricane. Since the winds of a hurricane can exceed 150 miles per hour, being proactive is important. By starting now, you'll allow yourself plenty of time to address issues and add protections before the storm season starts. Read More …

3 Tips For Fixing The Damaged Or Missing Shingles On Your Home’s Roof

7 March 2016
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After a string of bad storms, you may have noticed that some of your roof's shingles have either become damaged or blown off completely. If so, you may decide to make minor repairs yourself to keep your roof from leaking. After inspecting your roof and taking safety precautions, use the tips below to help you with your project. Examine Any Shingles Lying On The Ground Before you begin your repairs, gather up and examine any shingles laying on the ground that were blown off. Read More …

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how to identify when your roofing needs replaced

How's the roof on your home looking? The roofing on your home should look nice and it should keep out any rain or snow. When your roofing begins to fail, you will find the sandy particles in your gutters and possibly on the ground below. There are several signs that will alert you to the need of a roofing replacement. Our blog will show you what signs to be aware of so that you can quickly identify the problems before they spread from the outside of your home to the inside of it causing far more damage.

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