Articles featuring tag: roof replacement

Common Roofing Problems and Warning Signs to Replace Your Roof

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If your roof is getting on in age, there’s a good chance it will start showing signs of wear. Frequent storms with high wind and debris, as well as heavy snowfall, can damage your roof to the point that it needs major repairs or replacement. To the untrained eye, some of these problems might not even be visible, which is why it’s smart to bring in a trusted roofing contractor to inspect all aspects of your roofing system so you can catch problems that can be repaired, or get the information you need to begin a reroofing project.

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How Old Is My Roof? 10 Simple Ways to Determine the Age of Your Roof

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One of the most vital components of a home is the roof that protects it. The older a roof becomes, the more it suffers wear and tear from sun, rain, hail, sleet, ice, scorching heat, frigid cold and airborne debris. The lifespan of a roof can vary depending on a variety of factors, but it’s important to know the age of the roof and even more important to know the condition it is in.

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If you’re like many homeowners, you’ve probably asked yourself, “how old is ...

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How to Choose The Best Roofing Contractor to Replace Your Roof

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You’ve landed here because the time has come to replace your roof and you likely have many, many questions about how to begin. First and foremost, you’re looking for the best roofing contractor you can trust – one that will do the work in a professional manner, in a reasonable timeframe for a reasonable price. You need one that has a large and strong portfolio that proves their worth as a contractor.


We’ve established plenty of useful information about planning a roofing project, why it’s important to hire a local roofing contractor, red ...

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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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Re-Roofing: Should You Put New Shingles Over Existing Shingles or Tear Off?

Reroofing projects begin with many more questions than homeowners have answers, which is perfectly normal and why VIS Exterior has developed the following information. One of the more frequently asked questions is, “can I put new roofing over existing shingles?” The answer depends on a variety of factors that we’ll cover here.

Two re-roofing methods: roof tear-off versus roof overlay

Most homeowners will begin noticing issues with their roofs, signaling that it’s time to begin planning a reroofing project. The first thought is usually to think about the type of material they want ...

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Reroofing vs. Roof Replacement: What is The Best Option for Your Home? (Complete Comparison)

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All components of a home are important, but some more than others. Take the roof as a prime example – without it, everything in the home would go to ruin. That’s why homeowners are so invested in the conversation around reroofing vs. roof replacement. The dreaded thought of moisture entering the home and wreaking havoc is something that will eventually cross the mind of homeowners, especially those whose roof is old or has recently been subjected to a damaging storm.

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