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Storm Season Approaching? 4 Steps To Take If A Tree Falls On Your Roof

With storms increasingly threatening many areas of the country, it's vital to understand what to do if you suffer falling trees or branches during a severe storm. Here's a handy guide to get you on the right path. Evacuate Safely First things first: Leave the affected area. If an entire tree--or a significant portion of it--falls onto your roof, there's likely going to be damage underneath that you can't easily see. Read More 

The Benefits Of Metal Roofing

Metal roofing is not the least expensive roofing on the market, that would be asphalt shingles. On the other hand, when determining what the least-expensive roofing material is, most people consider installation cost as the sole determining factor. When you add in energy, replacement, and maintenance costs, metal roofing becomes a more attractive choice than asphalt shingles. You can, in fact, save money over the life of your roof by choosing a metal roof instead of asphalt shingles. Read More 

Reasons To Install A Metal Roof On Your Home

Picking your roofing material can be a very difficult decision to make. There are many different styles of each type of material, and there are many different materials to begin with. Asphalt shingles may be the most common through the United States, but there are also slate shingles, wood shingles, tile shingles, and many more. One type of material that you should seriously consider is metal. There are a few different types of metal roofing, but you may find that you really like the look of a nice metal roof. Read More 

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