4 Tips To Stops Leaks Around Skylights, Solar Panels, And Other Roof Penetrations

10 December 2018
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On the roof of your home, anywhere there is a penetration, there is a risk of leaks. If you want to prevent these problems, the best thing to do is to avoid penetrations. Today, there are many modern improvements that may require penetrations and lead to leaks and wet messes in your home. Here are some tips to help stop leaks around skylights, solar panels, and other roof penetrations: 1. The Correct Installation of Skylights and Sealant to Prevent Leaks Read More 

4 Ways To Combat Ponding Water On Flat Roofs

23 October 2018
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Stormy weather can leave behind unsightly pools of water on your flat roof. Not only can it create a potential breeding ground for mosquitos during the summer, but it can also seep deeper into the roof structure through cracks and crevices. During the winter months, rooftop ponds can freeze over, and the constant freeze/thaw cycle can further degrade your roof. The key to preserving your flat roof involves getting rid of ponding water as soon as possible. Read More 

Second-Story Decks: Purposes, Reasons, And How They Are Constructed

13 October 2018
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When you think of decks, you probably think of decks around a pool or just outside the patio doors on the back or side of a house. However, you can add a deck to other stories besides the ground floor. There are equally as many purposes and reasons for doing so. Here they are, plus how these decks are constructed. Treehouse Decks Taking a page from Swiss Family Robinson or the Ewok Village, you can construct decks in trees for treehouses. Read More 

Are You Ready For A New Shingled Roof?

26 September 2018
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Having a shingled roof is a great way to put a quality roof on your house without spending a lot of money. A shingled roof is aesthetically pleasing due to the textures of the roofing material, and the roof design itself goes with most home styles to create beautiful curb appeal. Still, shingles don't last forever. Shingles will warp and curl over time or become loose. You need to watch out for the signs that your shingled roof is failing so you can have the roof replaced by a residential roofer as soon as possible to avoid paying for more expensive repairs or damages. Read More 

It Only Looks Harmless: How Moss Can Destroy Your Roof

10 September 2018
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If you've got moss growing on your roof, you need to make removal a top priority. Moss may look harmless enough, but it can actually destroy your roof a little at a time. Before you decide to leave the moss alone for a while longer, here are four things you should know about it. Acts Like a Sponge When moss grows on the roof, it becomes a natural sponge. The more water it absorbs, the heavier it gets. Read More