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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 

Tips To Help You When Removing And Replacing Your Home’s Roof

When it comes time to replace your roofing shingles with new ones, there are some rules and recommendations you should follow to help make the job easier and safer. If you are doing part or all of the replacement of your roof and hiring out any of the remainder work to a professional company, you will want to keep yourself and any friends safe who are helping you. Here are some tips to make the work easier and safer while ensuring the work completed is done the proper way to install your new roof. Read More 

How To Repair Chimney Flashing

Your chimney is perhaps the most vulnerable part of your roof. When you think about it, it kind of sticks out like a sore thumb. Perhaps the most vulnerable part of any chimney is the flashing around the base. This is the metal that surrounds the junction between the base of the chimney and where it meets the roofing. It is meant to keep water from settling in the corners around the chimney base and causing deterioration. Read More