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Factors That Determine Roof Replacement Duration

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If you are gearing up for a roof replacement project, you may wonder how long it would take to replace the roof so you can resume your normal life. Well, the roof replacement duration depends on various issues, some of which are discussed below. The Roofing Material Heavy or delicate roofing materials take a longer time to install than light and sturdy materials. Some materials also require special installation procedures that lengthen the installation duration.

8 July 2019

Roofing Installation Tips For Better Roof With Fewer Problems And Repairs

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If you need a new roof, you want to make sure that you use good materials and that there will be few problems. Therefore, there are good practices during the installation of roofing, as well as improvements that can help improve your new roof installation. Here are some roof installation tips to give you a better roof that will have fewer problems and need fewer repairs throughout its lifetime: 1. Correct Issues with Roof Design, Water Traps, and Excessive Wear

24 April 2019

Buy a House with an Old Fire Burning Chimney? Do These Things Before You Get Cozy

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Purchasing a home with a real wood burning fireplace can be a great way to lower heating costs in the winter and to create a cozy space when the weather starts to change. There are a lot of different things that you will want to do before you start using the fireplace, and one of the first things you want to do is make sure that the chimney is safe for use.

16 April 2019

How To Spot Signs Of Foundation Problems Before You Buy A House

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If you're looking for an old home to buy and fix up, one thing you'll want to inspect before closing the deal is the foundation. Foundation damage can be costly to repair, so you want to factor the additional expense into the price of the house ahead of time or work out a deal for the owner to repair the foundation. Here are some signs that indicate the need for foundation repairs and what kind of work the home may need.

6 February 2019

3 Tips to Help with Your Repairs and Improvements to Prevent Leaks and Serious Structural Damage

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If you are worried about problems with your roof, improvements when doing repairs are essential to prevent leaks. Making improvements to your roof and stopping leaks will also prevent the serious issues with rot, mold, and structural damage to your home. Here are some tips to help with repairs and improvements that will help prevent roof problems from turning into serious damage to your home: 1. Inspecting and Cleaning Roof Regularly to Reduce Wear

15 January 2019

The Consequences Of Ignoring Minor Roof Issues

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Small problems around your home never seem like a big deal at the time, but they have the potential to lead to major issues if ignored. This is especially true when it comes to your roof, which needs to be in good shape to keep water out of your home. Here are some potential consequences of ignoring minor roof issues. Caved In Ceilings Your problems are not going to suddenly cause your entire ceiling to cave in, but it will start off small.

15 December 2018

How to Find Leaks on a Commercial Modified Bitumen Flat Roof

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If your commercial building with a modified bitumen flat roof is leaking water into your office or warehouse space, then it is important to figure out exactly where it is leaking. Not only do you need to find the leak to stop the annoying drips and put your buckets away, but also because leaking roofing materials are very dangerous for the underlying structure of the building. Finding a leak on modified bitumen flat roof isn't always as simple as just climbing up and looking for wet spots.

9 November 2018

3 Roofing Maintenance Tips To Help With The Installation Of Energy-Efficient Materials

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The roofing materials that you choose to have installed on your home can be durable and energy-efficient. There are many different types of choices of roofing materials that you can have to make your home more energy-efficient, as well as different maintenance and repair needs that come with each type of material. Here are some roofing maintenance tips to help with installation of new energy-efficient roofing materials. 1. Better Roofing Durability With Routine Cleaning and Fall Maintenance

17 October 2018

Going Solar? Great! Contact A Roofing Contractor

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If you have decided to use solar power to generate electricity for even part of your home, you will be saving money and the environment.  You may have contacted a solar company to discuss how much power you need to generate, how many panels you will need, and what type of storage batteries to use for times when there is not enough sunlight. While this is a good start, before you go any further you are going to need to talk with a roofing contractor.

1 October 2018

Critters In Your Attic? Check The Base Of Your Roof Vent

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If you find numerous squirrels, rats, or even birds living in your attic, you may check your gutters and siding for holes. But your roof vent may actually be the reason so many critters are living in your attic. The shingles around the base of your roof vent may be damaged. Here's how pests use your roof vent to enter your home and how you can repair the vent now.

15 September 2018