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Four Precautions You Should Take If Your Roof Has Trees Overhanging It

In a perfect world, there would be no trees overhanging your roof. They just cause so many complications, from algae growth to premature shingle deterioration. However, this is not a perfect world, and sometimes removing trees that overhang a roof may be more trouble than just dealing with them. In particular, there are four precautions you should to prevent complications if your roof is overhung by tree branches. 1. Check for damaged branches often. Read More 

3 Improvements to Gutters that Your Home from Structural Damage & Costly Repairs

Gutters can be a valuable investment that protects your home, or they may contribute to problems. Making the right choice of improvements for your gutters is important to protect your home from water and structural damage. Ice dams, wear of shingles and leaks around gutters can cause more damage to your home. Here are some of the best improvements for gutters to save your home from potentially costly damage repairs: Read More 

3 Ways to Determine if Your Roof Is Leaking Without Ever Walking Outside

To truly get an idea of whether or not your roof is in good condition, it is a good idea to hire a re roofing professional to come out and take a look. However, there are some signs that you can look for yourself, and you do not even have to get on a ladder to do so. These are three signs of roof leaks that you can look for yourself without ever walking outside of your house. Read More 

How The Summer Season Can Wreak Havoc On Your Roof

While it is the winter season that is usually associated with roof damage (mostly due to snow and winter storms), the summer season can also wreak havoc on your roof. The following are some of the problems your roof may face in the summer: Heat Damage The intense heat of the summer can heat up your roof to dangerous levels. Damage occurs when the high temperatures deteriorate the protective chemicals in the roof's materials and also causes their expansion. Read More 

New Roof Not In Your Budget Right Now? 3 Steps To Extend The Life Of Your Current One

If your roof has seen better days, but a complete replacement isn't in the budget right now, don't despair. There are some things you can do to extend the life of your asphalt shingles. Repairing the minor damage and taking steps to prevent further damage will help protect your home until you can afford a total replacement of your existing roof. Here are three important steps you can take to extend the life of your roof. Read More