7 Things New Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof

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Whether this is your first home purchase, or a second or third, it is important to understand the condition of your roofing system. During the many stages of the purchasing process, a home inspection (if you choose to have one) is a major part to help the buyer identify any issues with the home before making the purchase. This is significant because if you find out your roof needs replaced, your bank may not approve…

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Why Your Roof Is Leaking

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A complete roofing system is made of of many components that work together to protect your home. Roof leaks can cause major damage if not caught or stopped right away. Identifying where the roof leak is coming from can be difficult, so don’t prolong the repair. If you can’t identify where the leak is originating from, try to contain the leak as much as possible until you can get a roofing professional out to inspect…

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DIY Roof Repair vs. Hiring a Professional

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A roof replacement can be a big expense, but when it comes to protecting your home, it’s important to have a quality roof. There are many things to consider before deciding to “DIY” any roofing project on your home and when to hire a professional. Repairing or replacing a roofing system does take some know-how and experience along with specialized tools and materials. As a homeowner, it’s not only your say in how or when…

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The Importance Of Proper Attic Ventilation

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The following information provided by GAF www.GAF.com Poor Attic Ventilation Can Ruin Your Insulation, Destroy Your Shingles, And Raise Your Energy Bills! Proper attic ventilation systems allow a continual flow of outside air through the attic, protecting the efficiency of the insulation and helping to lower temperatures in the living space. It consists of a balance between air intake (at your eaves or soffits) and air exhaust (at or near your roof ridge). The U.S.…

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How To Prepare Your Roof For Winter

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Is Your Roof Ready for the winter months ahead? Your roof is one of the most vulnerable parts of your home and protecting your home is important. Here are a few things to consider before the heavy rains and potential snow hits this winter. You may have noticed over the summer months that the moss on your roof has turned brown. So it’s not going to grow back right? The moss can remain dormant, and…

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