How to take care of your bay are roof this spring

The roof is an important part of the house. It protects you from harsh elements outside such as, intense heat, heavy rains, strong winds, etc.  The roof is an important part of the house. It protects you from harsh elements outside such as, intense heat, heavy rains, strong winds, etc.  Roofing systems are designed to be strong and to last for around 20 years. But that doesn’t mean it is immune from the harmful outdoor elements that could cause decay and deterioration.  Like any other part of your home, your roof needs to be maintained to make it last longer…
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COMMON CAUSES OF ROOF LEAKS

Roof leaks can come in all shapes and sizes. If treated early, roof leaks can be fixed in a few hours. But neglected leaks may cause homeowners’ an entirely new roofing system. We have rounded up the most common causes of roof leaks and how to avoid them.  AGE  All things are affected by time and wear and tear, even your roof. No matter how sturdy the materials used on your roof, it will need maintenance eventually.  Old roofing systems are exposed every day to extreme weather conditions that will deteriorate the quality of your roof whether we like it…
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Roofing Ventilation

It is not a new concept for house and roof contractors. However, first time homeowners might find it odd why they need to ventilate the roof. While this system works overtime to protect your entire household, the roof also needs protection from the factors that affect its performance and durability. Others might say that it is wasted money to install a properly working roof ventilation, but those who know what it does will agree that it is money put to good use. There are two main reasons why a roof has to be ventilated— the weather and air quality of…
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Choosing the right Roof for your home

Roofs are the most battered component of every house. Every day it braves changing weather conditions and the immediate drop and rise in temperature. Oftentimes, we take this part of our homes for granted that is why it is the most neglected because we expect it to be sturdy and reliable. However, that may not be the case at all times. We have to ensure that our roofs are well taken care of or replaced once in a while to make sure our homes are always the safest place to be in. Here are some of the things you can…
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Preparing your Roof for Fall

As the seasons change, roofs are prone to weather induced damages and therefore needs regular checking and maintenance. Summer just left and fall is right at the doorstep. Just like  how the seasons change, homes should also adapt to the incoming or outgoing weather. Among the most battered part of the house during the season change is the roof, so here are some tips and tricks to prepare your roof this coming fall. First off, clean debris from off and around your roof. Check for overhanging branches. If there are any, best to trim them down by at least six…
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Spring Cleaning Tips for your Concord Roof

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to get your ladder and gloves out for some roof spring-cleaning! And with all the recent rain/snowfall we’ve been experiencing lately, there are a number of roof-related cleaning tasks that should be done to keep your roof safe and sturdy for years to come. Check out the following spring cleaning tips when maintaining your roof this season: Check entire roof for damaged flashing:             The flashing of your roof system plays an important role in keeping out the moisture and water that causes damage if that water is allowed to penetrate beneath…
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How to tell if my roof is in need of a professional

Say you have a little extra money saved up after your tax return and this year you want to spend it on a home improvement project, but what do you choose to remodel or improve? Most of us would think maybe some hardwood floors or a bathroom renovation? But what about your roof--how many of us actually think about the roof of our home as it’s own entity in need of attention, and every once in a while, improvements? A roof that is neglected for too long or has a problem that goes unnoticed can lead to costly roof damage…
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What new homeowners need to know about their roof

So, it’s a new year and now that you are the actual owner of the roof over your head (congratulations by the way!), it’s a good idea to start learning about the basic roofing terms and maintenance necessities just as you are doing with every other major system in your home. Here are 3 important things every new homeowner should know about the roofing system of their new home: The basic roofing terminology: As a homeowner it’s important to understand common terms and concepts when it comes to roofing, especially when discussing plans or trying to communicate a problem concerning…
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Get the best roof maintenance in 3 simple steps

While the best roofing maintenance plan is one that includes year-round steps, it doesn’t mean that your plan can’t be a simple one, and if you haven’t made a maintenance plan before and don’t know where to start, then a basic 3 step maintenance plan for your roof is the best place to start. Here are 3 simple steps to improving the durability and longevity of your roof with a maintenance plan: Step 1: Always monitor the state/condition of your roof in all it’s various parts By keeping an observant eye on the condition of your roof, including the state…
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Roofing terms explained

Many of us have been in the situation where say, you are having your car or computer worked on and when the mechanic or the tech comes to explain the situation, they use a bunch of technical jargon that ends up confusing you even further? It’s not uncommon for people to wish they had done some research on the basic terminology of an unfamiliar subject, only after it’s too late and decisions have already been made.  But when it comes to protecting the safety and longevity of your home, the risk of not knowing basic terms and concepts as it…
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