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5 Essential Summer Roof Maintenance Tips

Roof maintenance can go ignored during the summer months. Without rain or snow pounding on the roof, many home owners put the concern for what's over their head aside. Since roofs aren't seen on a daily basis like one's kitchen, they may not think to consider what repairs it needs. Making it a point to…
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The Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Roofs

A roof is an essential component of any building. But aside from regular maintenance, it doesn't generally receive too much attention. But if problems such as leaking occur the importance of a good roof suddenly comes to the top of the home improvement list. It's just as vital to maintaining the exterior of your house…
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Roof Repair: The Complete Safety Guide

When your roof is in need of repair, it can be tempting to climb up and fix it right away. But there are many safety precautions that should be taken to avoid the hazards involved with roof repair. In the United States, there are more than 300 deaths and 164,000 emergency room visits every year due…
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The Benefits Of Rubber Roofing

When it comes to many things around the house, out of sight is indeed out of mind. Homeowners tend to put off routine maintenance. Until there is a problem that requires their immediate attention, that is. The roof is not exempt from this, but a problem with your roofing can cause huge issues for the…
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Maintaining Your Tile Roof

Cleaning, repairing, and remodeling or upgrading certain areas of your house is much simpler than on other sections that are either difficult to reach or aren’t usually thought about when you’re planning your spring cleaning or winter weatherizing. Your basement, garage, outside storage unit, and roof are all spaces in your house that don’t get…
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Dangers to Your Roof

Your roof faces attacks from the elements and other threats on a daily basis. No matter how good your roofing is, it is still vulnerable to damage. Here are some of the most common dangers to your roof's integrity: Tree Branches If you have tree branches overhanging your roof, it is important to remember that…
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Preparing for Your New Roof

As you can imagine, installing a new roof is quite a big task. Even though a professional roofing contractor will take care of most of the details surrounding the removal of your old roof and the installation of a new roof, that doesn't mean that there's nothing for you to do. In fact, there are…
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Gutters And Their Purpose

Roof gutters are on almost every building, but many people don't think about those gutters at all, often neglecting them or not even installing new ones when the old ones fail. However, the gutters are essential for protecting both your house and the land around it. Without gutters that are installed properly and in good…
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Preparing Your Roof For Winter

Bay Area winters are relatively mild compared to those experienced in other parts of the country. Even so, it is still necessary for homeowners to ensure that their roof stays intact through the coldest season. Low temperatures and wind can cause severe damage, even without icy precipitation. Follow These Tips for Preparing your Roof Winter…
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All About Roof Flashing

The roof is the first line of defense for your home, but even it can be vulnerable to the elements, especially rain. This is why the flashing is such an important component of any roof. What is Flashing? Flashing helps to prevent water leaks by directing the flow of rain water around openings in the…
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