Roof maintenance tips for every season

April 17, 2013 by · Comments Off on Roof maintenance tips for every season
Filed under: Roof, Roofing, Shingles 

Roof Maintenance(BPT) – From intense heat to extreme snow, your roof protects your house from the elements all year long. When is the last time you checked to make sure your roof was in good shape? No matter what the seasons are like in your area, now is the time to begin preparation for extreme weather by giving your roof a second look.-

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A brief guide for hiring a roofing contractor

August 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on A brief guide for hiring a roofing contractor
Filed under: Contractor Selection, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation Contractors, Roof, Roofing, Roofing Contractors 

roofing contractorAccording to the National Roofing Contractors Association the average life span of the roof is somewhere around 20 years.  If your are experiencing problems such as minor leaks and cracks and your roof is fairly new, you may be able to fix the issue by carrying out proper maintenance.  However, if the problems you are experiencing are major or the last time you had replaced your roof was longer than 20 years, then you may need to install a new roof.  Please note that the life span of the roof depends on the material used, climate conditions and regular maintenance.  Some types of metal roofs in a warm region could have a life span of over 50 years.  The 20 year estimate discussed above is just an approximate and applies to common shingle roofs.
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Summer storm damage: What to look for and how to fix it

June 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Summer storm damage: What to look for and how to fix it
Filed under: Basement, Deck and Patios, Gutter, Roof, Roofing, Shingles 

Roof maintenance(ARA) – Storms are a natural part of summer. After a storm has passed and it is safe to go outside, take stock of your home and repair any minor damage caused by the storm. Repairing minor problems quickly can help ensure they don’t evolve into major headaches.

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Guide to Roof Maintenance

February 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on Guide to Roof Maintenance
Filed under: Metal Roofs, Roof, Roofing 

Inspecting the roof for signs of damage is something homeowners should do every year, but in my experience not enough people do it,” says Connecticut builder John Provenzano. “They think just because their roof is only a few years old, they don’t have to worry about it, but they’re wrong.”

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