2017

  • The Perks Of Synthetic Tiles


    If you want to upgrade your home, you should focus on the roofs. That is, roof replacement is a costly investment, but it is the type of project that is ultimately going to add a lot of value to your home. A new roofing material can also improve the insulation of your property, and decrease your monthly bills. Obviously, some materials are more energy efficient and have better insulation ratings than others.
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  • 4 Common Problems With Commercial Flat Roofs


    While some homes are built with flat roofs, this type of roofing is much more popular for commercial buildings, such as warehouses, office buildings, and retail stores. While commercial flat roofs can last a long time, they do develop problems. If you own commercial property that has a flat roof, be diligent about watching for the following problems: Leaks One of the most common issues with flat roofs is leaks. Unlike slanted roofs where water can run down, a leak in a flat roof can lead to water seeping into the building or dripping directly through the ceiling.
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  • Protective Roofing Plans For Areas Prone To Storms


    Do you live in hurricane alley or tornado alley? Has the last two or three decades changed the way you look at storms, or are you a first-time home buyer wondering why older homes lack protective materials when storms are a yearly, regular issue? A lot has changed in just a few years as weather patterns shift, but it's not difficult to pick and place materials that can protect your building throughout multiple homes--or at least be good enough to convince your insurance company to give a discount.
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  • 3 Parts Of Your Roof That May Fail First


    If your roof is getting more advanced in age, you need to keep a close eye on it. There are parts of your roof that may start to age before other parts, so you will need to keep a closer eye on those parts. Doing maintenance on the parts of your roof that age more quickly will extend the overall life of your roof and allow you to replace your roof when you have the funds to do so.
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  • Get Your Mind In The Gutter: The Early Warning Signs That Your Gutters Need Servicing


    You probably already know that damaged or over-burdened gutters can cause considerable damage to your home -- but do you ever really stop and look at your home's gutters? If not, it's time to get your mind "in the gutter" to watch for these early indicators of gutter problems: Rusty Bottom The end of the gutter -- at the very bottom -- is the place where you should look for rust.
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  • 4 Roofing Mistakes To Avoid This Winter


    A home's roof goes through a lot of stress year-round, but the winter months can be especially harsh. Freezing rain, ice storms, and heavy snowfall can all cause roofing problems if you are not prepared. As the winter months approach, avoid the following common roofing mistakes that can lead to major problems: Forgetting to Schedule a Roof Inspection One of the keys to ensuring that your roof remains in good condition throughout the winter is ensuring that there are no problems before the cold weather arrives.
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  • Does Your Home Need A New Roof? 3 Benefits Of Choosing Metal Roofing


    If it is time to install a new roof on your home, you have many choices to make on what kind of roofing material you want to use. One type you may not have considered is metal roofing. The roofing panels are made of a durable and strong steel. The panels have a metallic coating to help make the panels resistant to corrosion from the sun, debris, etc. A pretreatment layer is applied to the steel panels to make the panels adhere to the roof much easier.
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  • Your Home's Exterior Spring Cleaning Checklist


    The start of spring is a wonderful time to take care of some outdoor maintenance that you have been putting off all winter. It gives you the opportunity to prep your home's exterior for the warm summer weather, as well as make necessary repairs that were caused by winter weather. The process starts by cleaning the exterior to discover places that need repair, which involves cleaning the following things: Gutters
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  • Are Your Gutters Sagging And Always Clogged? What To Do


    If you have purchased an old house and there is a lot of damage to the gutters around the property, you want to pay the money to have new gutters installed. There are a lot of problems that can arise when your gutters aren't working properly, and things that you want to do to make sure that your house foundation doesn't get damaged. Talk with gutter installation professionals in your area about the following things, so you can get the upgrades that you need, and so you can help ensure the safety of your home at the same time:
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  • Insight To Help Keep Your Roof And Gutters Maintained


    Keeping your home's roof and its drainage system working well and in good repair is a important part of keeping your home free of moisture problems. Here are some roof maintenance tips you can use to help you keep your roof and gutters well-maintained. Prevent Roof Damage Throughout the year, it is important to get upon your roof and inspect it for any wind and storm damage. Hail stones can also damage the surface of shingles and cause cracks to form in various shingles.
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