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Prepare Your Roof for the Coming Winter

Prepare Your Roof for the Coming Winter

As summer draws to an end and the winter months approach, preparing your house and yard for winter weather should be an essential part of any homeowner's yearly routine. While most homeowners are aware that yard maintenance and blowing out your sprinkler lines are important preparation for the winter months proper roof preparation is often...

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Ridge Vents: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

Ridge Vents: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

Are Ridge Vents Right For Your Home? One exciting innovation for roofing is ridge vents! They are one of the most recent options used in venting air in a home to help keep the house cool and attics dry. Ridge vents offer an aesthetically pleasing and functional option for many homes and there are many advantages to ridge vents, but they aren’t...

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Rain Gutters: Your Homes Most Misunderstood Feature

Rain Gutters: Your Homes Most Misunderstood Feature

Installing rain gutters on your home can be a great investment for the health of your home and to help shed water from your roof productively, but anyone who has had gutters knows that there are some drawbacks to having rain gutters. Whether it’s installing or cleaning your gutters, owning rain gutters is known to be a difficult and potentially...

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The Secret To Getting Your Roof Replaced By Insurance

The Secret To Getting Your Roof Replaced By Insurance

Roofing is more than just an integral part of your house, as part of the exterior of your home, it receives a lot of general wear and tear from day to day. Because it is exposed your roof is also vulnerable to natural disasters. When it comes to roofing, trying to understand your insurance company’s policies can often feel like you are trying to...

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What Signs To Look For If Your Roof Is Starting To Fail

What Signs To Look For If Your Roof Is Starting To Fail

The current vogue by roofing materials manufacturers is to offer "lifetime warranties" for their products. This is a safe bet for the likes of industry giants like Owens Corning, GAF, CertainTeed, Tamko and IKO. They can afford to claim 20+ years of full or limited warranties because roofing materials are made so extremely well nowadays. So how...

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6 Areas To Examine That Will Determine Repair Costs

6 Areas To Examine That Will Determine Repair Costs

When it’s time to replace your roof, your roofer will look at various things to accurately determine the cost of replacement. No two roofs are made the same, and the replacement costs will vary widely depending on the size, pitch, materials, accessibility, and much more. Overall, roof replacement costs will depend on the following factors.

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Need Help Getting A New Roof? See How RoofTek Can Help

Need Help Getting A New Roof? See How RoofTek Can Help

Your roof is a major component of your home, providing safety and comfort to your family. While the typical roof has a lifespan of 20 to 30 years, eventually it will need replacement. A leaking roof if left unattended can cause serious damage to your home, leading to more costly repairs in the future. It's important to address roof issues...

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Your Insurance Could Get You A New Roof

Your Insurance Could Get You A New Roof

Depending on what caused the roof damage, your homeowner’s insurance policy can cover the cost of the roof repairs. Getting quality insurance coverage may come in handy in protecting your home from unforeseen damages caused by storms and other natural calamities. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you need storm damage to your roof...

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3 Areas Of Your Roof That Can Be Susceptible To Water Damage Or Corrosion

3 Areas Of Your Roof That Can Be Susceptible To Water Damage Or Corrosion

A professional roof inspection is a vital part of ensuring your roof stays in good condition and lasts as long as possible. A roofer can help detect any problem and recommend repairs or replacement before it gets any worse, causing bigger problems and bigger expenses. The following are 3 items on your roofer’s residential roofing inspection...

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