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  • A Guide To Flat Roof Materials

    Roof replacement on flat roof is often a matter of practicality more than a matter of style. That is, commercial building owners' main concern when installing a roofing product, is choosing something that is going to be durable and no-nonsense. They don't care as much about having something that is particularly stylish. Flat roofs need to be more water resistant because they have to deal with standing water. Also, since they are often not visible from the ground, some building owners don't care at all what they look like.
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  • Tips For Basic Roofing Repairs

    When the weather warms back up in the spring, it's the perfect time for you to start addressing any minor roofing damage before it becomes serious. The good news is that many of the minor issues that you might find are typically fairly easy to fix on your own. Before you take the time to call a roofing repair contractor, here are some things you might be able to take care of yourself.
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  • Problems With Your Commercial Roof? Signs You Could Be Dealing With A Serious Leak

    You never know when a roof leak is going to rear its ugly head during the winter, especially during particularly wet winters. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to identify a leak in time to prevent serious damage. However, if your commercial roof has a significant leak, it will give you some very obvious signs; signs that will require immediate attention. If you've noticed any of the problems described below, you need to contact a commercial roofer as soon as possible:
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  • Ready? Set? Layer-Click! How Fast Vinyl Siding Installation Can Be Done

    Vinyl siding installs very quickly. It is the most common and most popular type of house siding because of how fast the installation procedure goes. In fact, if you wanted to try installing some of your own siding, you could. Here is how quickly and how easily you can install this type of siding. Vertical Corner Pieces First The slats of vinyl siding have to be inserted into the corner pieces.
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  • Wood And Ceramic Roofs Compared

    Replacing your roof is a big decision because it costs a lot of money and it transforms the entire style of your property. If you're going to replace your roof, you want to choose a product that will improve your home style while also making your home more energy efficient. Two of the most popular roofing products are wooden shingles and ceramic tiles. This article compares the two materials, specifically how they rate when it comes to energy efficiency, maintenance, and style.
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  • Warning Signs That You Need a Brand New Roof

    An often neglected part of the home is the roof. After all, with the roof mostly being out of sight, many homeowners don't even think to look at it until the signs of damage have been there for quite some time. There are some ways to tell if your home needs a new roof by looking for these four signs. Missing Shingle Granules The top of asphalt shingles are made up of tiny things known as granules.
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  • Adding An Addition To Your Home? Considerations To Make For Roofing Material

    Are you in the process of adding more square footage to your home with an addition?  If so, one part of the job you may not have put much thought into is the roof.  An addition gives you an option for what kind of roofing materials you use, and it doesn't need to be the same kind as the rest of your home.  Here are some things to think about if you switch to a new roofing material for the addition.
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  • The Most Efficient Roofing Materials

    Replacing your roof is a great remodeled that will completely overhaul the style of your exterior. However, style is not the only thing you need to worry about when it comes to roof replacement. You also need to closely consider how different products require different maintenance and have varying degrees of energy efficiency. This article looks at the key differences between wood shingle and clay tile roofs. These are two of the most popular materials for residential roofing:
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  • A Roofing Company's Portfolio: Why It's Completely Normal To Ask

    When you are ready to hire a roofing company to replace your roof, you might want to see what other jobs the company has completed. You wonder if this is an awkward thing to ask the owner of the roofing company. Actually, it is not. Most roofing company owners welcome the chance to flaunt their best work. Here is why it is completely normal to ask a roofing company owner for a job portfolio—in pictures, of course.
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  • Inspect Your Business's Roof Before Winter

    With winter on its way, you want to make sure your flat commercial roof is able to withstand the harsh weather of the season. This can be complicated if you aren't sure what constitutes a problem. The following guide can help you understand the most pressing problems to watch out for. What kind of membrane is on the roof? Flat roofs differ in construction. Many have an asphalt membrane, which is simply tar and gravel laid down to create a waterproof surface.
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