How To Avoid Thermal Cracking On Asphalt Siding

10 July 2018
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Asphalt shingles are great for both roofing and siding. They are a durable material that look great and require very little upkeep. The sun can rot, fade, and generally wear down your asphalt siding. If you own a home in a hot and sunny climate, the siding material is usually the first exterior surface that could be replaced. Obviously, there are products that are designed for so much hot weather, but they are never a long-term match for Mother Nature. Read More 

4 Roof Maintenance Tips To Help Prepare For Stormy Weather And Light Repairs

20 June 2018
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Light roofing repairs are often needed to prevent excessive wear and water damage to the roof structure. During the summer and fall months, storms may be more of a risk, and you want to ensure you are prepared. This means that maintenance will need to be done, and you will need materials to prepare your home and your roof for stormy weather. Here are some tips to help prepare your roof for stormy weather before the summer rains arrive: Read More 

Why Are Tile Roofs So Common In Coastal Areas?

27 February 2017
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Drive down the street in a coastal area, and you'll notice that most of the homes have tile roofs. Some may have concrete tiles, while others may have clay tiles. If you're thinking of getting a new roof for your own home, you may be wondering just why tile seems to be the option of choice. Here's a look. The tiles won't blow away in a storm. In most coastal areas, high winds are a problem. Read More 

Flashing Problems Around Your Chimney

26 February 2017
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Having a working fireplace in your home can create an ambiance and provide you with an additional source of heat. In order to allow for the safe exit of smoke, a hole must be cut in your roof to accommodate the chimney attached to your fireplace. This hole is sealed with a metal product known as flashing to help create a waterproof seal that prevents moisture from seeping into your roof through the chimney hole. Read More 

Update The Look Of Your Home With Architectural Shingles

22 February 2017
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If you're renovating an older home, one thing you can do to improve its appearance is to put on a new roof. If the roof is old, it may be necessary to replace it and the deck underneath if there are problems with rotted wood. Even if the roof is still in fairly good shape, it may look worn due to loss of asphalt granules and the growth of algae. Either way, a new roof improves the curb appeal of your home, especially when you paint and update the exterior of the house at the same time. Read More