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Sep 20
Cleaning Your Home’s Roof - 5 Do’s and Don’ts

Cleaning Your Home’s Roof – 5 Do’s and Don’ts

Ever notice dark, discolored areas on the shady spots of your roof? Upon first glance, some homeowners might get the impression that mold has taken hold over the surface of their roof’s shingles. In reality, the black areas or streaks on your roof are colonies of algae. Conversely, if you notice green patches scattered about your roof, you’re dealing with moss. Moss can present serious problems for asphalt shingles, which eventually curl up and […]

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Sep 04
Top 5 Window Replacement Tips

Top 5 Window Replacement Tips

Choosing the right window replacements for your home can be a little overwhelming. From sorting through various window styles and glass options to coating choices and installation decisions, your eyes can get crossed quickly. Installing replacement windows is a serious investment. As such, you should be as informed as possible before you start the process. With some due diligence and a little information, it’s a process that doesn’t have to be too painful. To […]

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Aug 21
5 Roofing FAQs Answered

5 Roofing FAQs Answered

Your roof is one of the most essential parts of your home. It shields you from outside elements like rain, sleet, and snow. It helps keep you warm when the weather is cold, and it even adds character to your home’s appearance. While most homeowners understand these basic facts, we get questions every day about other roofing issues.  We have compiled some of the most common Frequently Asked Questions that we get at our […]

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Aug 06
3 Easy Ways to Prep Your Roof for Winter

3 Easy Ways to Prep Your Roof for Winter

For many homeowners, maintaining their roofs can be a bit of a challenge when the summer season rolls around. From family vacations and barbecues to pool days and just general fun in the sun, roof maintenance can be pushed to the bottom of the priority list. With less humidity and lower temperatures, many see September and the start of October as the best times to prep their roof for winter weather. Sound like you? […]

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Jul 20
3 Risks of DIY Roofing

3 Risks of DIY Roofing

Home DIY projects are great – they give you a way to save money, learn new techniques, and achieve a sense of accomplishment. However, some DIY projects just aren’t a great idea for folks that don’t have professional training. Often, DIY projects relating to residential or commercial roofing fall into this category. Because your home’s roof is a vital part of your home’s construction, it’s important to keep an eye out for maintenance and […]

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Jul 15
5 Helpful Hacks for Painting Your Home During Summer

5 Helpful Hacks for Painting Your Home During Summer

Summertime is most definitely here! For warm weather lovers, this is the most beautiful time of the year to go on vacations and lounge around on the beach, but it is also a popular time for homeowners to try their hand at painting. Painting the exterior of your home is a big job, and a lot of planning needs to happen for it to be done right. Fortunately, we’ve got 5 helpful hacks when […]

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Jun 28
5 Common Mistakes That Unprofessional Roofers Won’t Tell You About

5 Common Mistakes That Unprofessional Roofers Won’t Tell You About

Honesty and integrity play a big part when it comes to the quality of your roofing work. Unfortunately, many uncertified, unprofessional roofing contractors take shortcuts, ultimately leading to more expensive repairs. Sometimes, these same contractors will make common mistakes that they won’t ever tell you about. In this blog entry, we’ll take a look at 5 of the most common roofing mistakes that roofers won’t tell you about – because a little bit of […]

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Jun 17
Tips to Consider When Choosing a Replacement Roof Color

Tips to Consider When Choosing a Replacement Roof Color

If it’s time to replace your current roof, there’s no doubt a lot going through your mind. From what kind of roofing materials to use to like shingles to drainage options and flashing concerns, replacing your roof can be a daunting project usually reserved for professionals. Regardless of whether you’re hiring a contractor or tackling a roof replacement project on your own, this is a great opportunity to change how your home looks, especially […]

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May 26
5 Reasons to Maintain Your Home’s Gutters This Summer

5 Reasons to Maintain Your Home’s Gutters This Summer

Summer is a wonderful time of the year – families get out and about and travel to new places, community pools are packed, outdoor activities are in full swing, and vacationers around the U.S have a well-deserved reprieve from work and school. Because of its inherently dry conditions, summertime is not seen as a critical month to take care of your home’s gutters. This is a common misconception that isn’t true. Here are 5 […]

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Apr 19
3 Ways to Protect Your Home From Water Damage

3 Ways to Protect Your Home From Water Damage

They say too much of a good thing is bad, and that’s certainly the case with water and your home. This is especially true during spring months when many parts of the U.S suffer from heavy downpours and thunderstorms. Water is not only devastating for your foundation; it can wreak havoc on your roofing and siding as well. With serious damage comes serious repairs, ultimately affecting your bottom line and one of your most […]

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