Articles featuring tag: roof repair

How to Know Whether To Repair, Patch or Replace Your Roof?

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Among the most important components protecting a home is the roofing system. All that you hold dear within your home, from your loved ones to your possessions, is under a roof. Unfortunately, roofs don’t last forever. If yours is nearing two decades in age, it’s time to seriously consider an inspection by a professional roofing contractor.

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The inspection will reveal if you have damage, where it is located and how severe it is. In some cases, your roof might only need simple repairs, or if it is older and ...

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Should you Repair your Roof in Winter?

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Are you among those who believe a roof can’t be repaired or replaced in the winter months? Count yourself among the many. However, instead of throwing a tarp over the roof until spring rolls around, consider the alternative – hiring a team to do the job.

While roof work is certainly associated with the warmer months, it can be accomplished during the winter. Here are a few issues you might see during the winter that are concerns:

1) Ice dams

Ice dams are among the most common issues you’ll see, and this gathering of ice needs to be cleared before it tears up ...

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You’ve Experienced a Hail Storm, Now What?

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Hail frequently rips through the Midwest during the summer months as large storm systems unleash their fury. The first thing you’ll notice following a storm is probably the leaves that have been beaten down and now litter your yard. Maybe you’ll check on your car(s) to make sure the hail hasn’t made dents. At some point your attention is going to turn to your roof. What should you look for, and if you find damage, do you immediately call your insurance provider?

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Spotting the signs of shingle damage

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