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Maintain Your Gutters to Prolong Your Roof Edge's Lifespan

Gutters aren't something most people notice until something goes wrong. Whether you start to see leaves trapped along the edges of your roof, notice dripping water from somewhere besides the designated spouts, or a potential tenant or home buyer is stopping by and you noticed too late that cleaning your gutters wasn't on your to-do list, gutters ...
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Keep Black Marks Off Your Shingled Rooftop

If you have an asphalt rooftop, it is possible black algae will grow on your shingles if you do not take steps to prevent this natural occurrence from taking place. It will become an eyesore, have negative impacts on your curb appeal, and could even grow further and damage your roof. Take a few steps to minimize the chance of black marks from ap ...
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Spray Polyurethane Roof Coatings

Many people don't realize the amazing benefits that come along with coating their roof. It will not only extend the life of your roof, but it will prevent ponds of water from forming and leaks infiltrating your office building or home and damaging it. Spray polyurethane is an extremely versatile coating that should be considered for any new or r ...
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Protect Your Roof from the Effects of Summer Extremes

Summer heatwaves can be brutal, and they're no good for roofing materials. Asphalt shingles are popular because they are durable, but once they get hot enough for the coating to fuse and harden, the loss of flexibility leads to cracks, curling, and gaps that rain can penetrate. Be sure to protect your property from such heat-related damage! ...
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3 Ways Extreme Heat Impacts Your Roof

It's joyous summertime! The smells of freshly cut grass and chlorine fill the air, and the sounds of ice cream trucks and cheerful children ring in the distance. Your roof, on the other hand, isn't having such a great time. If you live in Southern or Midwest states, summers no doubt get hot. It's important not to underestimate the damage heat ca ...
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Considerations to Remember Before Repairing or Replacing Your Roof

Having a sturdy, protective roof is essential to building's longevity, and it is important to consider repair or replacement if (inevitably, when) it gets damaged. However, it's not a good idea to just jump in and start hammering away. Here are a few things to consider before climbing that ladder yourself and making inspections or fixes. ...
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Ask a Roof Inspector About the Roof Before Buying a House

Even though it's something that's easy to overlook, the quality and condition of the roof should be a major part of the decision whenever you're buying a new home. The seller may have already done an inspection, in which case you should ask to see the report and any disclosure forms. But if the roof hasn't been checked, have a ...
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Look for Sound Qualifications in a Residential Roofer

For many homeowners, hiring a roofer is stressful and expensive. You want to hire someone that is trustworthy, works at a fair price, and keeps busy. Getting a new roof is something many of us only have to do once or twice in a lifetime, so what qualities should you look for in a roofer? ...
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Protect Your House with a Roof Coating

Anytime you can better protect your roof, you're making the right investments for your home and helping your wallet. Roofs with asphalt shingles typically have layered shingles for added strength against leaks and deterioration. Similarly, metal and singe-ply roofs can get a ...
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Know Your Roof Before You Sell Your Home

Selling your home can be stressful. There's packing to take care of, landscaping to maintain, and showings to arrange. While staging your home well can make it more appealing to buyers, nothing is more important than the condition of the roof. Before you can sell your home, it's vital that you understand how your roof impacts resale value and wh ...
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