Category: Roofing

Insurance Roofing – Are You Covered?

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Insurance Roofing – Are You Covered? What types of roof damage are covered by insurance? Most homeowner’s insurance policies cover damage to a home’s roof. After all, the roof is what protects the entire building. Typically, insurance will cover roof damage that is unavoidable. You will sometimes see the terms “Act of Nature” or “Act
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Roofing Materials 101

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Roofing Materials 101 When you are choosing a roofing material, there are many factors that should be considered. Here are four critical considerations:   1.) Installation How difficult is the installation? Does it require specialized knowledge or take longer than average? Labor costs increase with installation difficulty.   2.) Style Does the material come in
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Roofing Vents – Worth the Expense?

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Roofing Vents – Worth the Expense? Long story short: YES!   Proper ventilation of your roof and attic can save you money in three major ways.   1. Increased longevity Ventilation improves the overall life of your roof by allowing air flow. Good air flow prevents potential damage from moisture which can cause roof failure.
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5 Forms of Flashing – Know Your Roof!

Flashing, roofing, shingles, owens corning, roof repair

5 Forms of Flashing: Know Your Roof! Flashing Flashing is a roofing term that refers to uniquely shaped pieces of metal, plastic, or composite that protect your roof by directing the flow of water away from vulnerable areas. Without flashing, roofs would be susceptible to water damage in the form of lifting shingles, leaks, mold,
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The “Need-To-Know” About Ice Dams

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The “Need-To-Know” About Ice Dams What is an Ice Dam? An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms on the lower edge of a roof. When this ridge forms, it prevents water from melted snow from draining off of the roof. Ice dams are problematic because they can cause water to back up,
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