Roof Ice and Water Barriers

Roof Ice and Water Barriers

A roof is one of the major elements in protecting you, your family, and your possessions from damage from the elements.  Unfortunately, there are a lot of areas on the roof that are vulnerable to damage from weather conditions. One place is the eaves.  During the winter, the snow or ice will begin to melt…

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Roof Hail Damage

Hail storms are noisy and frightening, but fortunately, they don’t last long.  Once they are over, everyone relaxes.  However, depending on the hail’s size there can be significant damage to your roof.  Hail of ¾ inch in diameter can dislodge granules from asphalt shingles.  One inch hail can bruise shingle underlayment.   If the hail is…

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Do I Need a New Roof?

Replacing a roof is expensive and it is not always easy to decide if you really need one.  Sometimes it is clear cut when you see water leaking into the interior of the building.  Other times, it is far less obvious.  Some of the things you should look for include: Shingle edges – If the…

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Roof Storm Damage Checklist

Pretty much every season of the year brings storms, from spring rains through winter snow and ice.  After the storm is over, it is a good idea to take a look outside for any damage.  That includes a look at your roof.  Here is a basic list of what you should be aware of and…

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Commercial Roofing Options

Get to know the best commercial roofing options When building or reforming a commercial office, it is important to choose the right roof for it. Some factors are critical during the process of choosing commercial roofing, such as the typical weather variations where your office is built, the longevity of the roof, energy efficiency, and,…