The Many New Roof Choices and Options

Three Questions To Ask When Hiring A Roofing Contractor

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When the roof of your home is in need of repair or replacement, hiring the right roofing contractor for the job gets the project started on the right foot. It’s conventional to make a short list of contractors you’re considering and talk to each of them to have some basic questions answered. Of course, you’ll want to ask questions about the cost of the job, ensure that the contractor is licensed and experienced and might even ask him or her to provide a list of references. Read More»

4 Tips for Getting a Rainwater Barrel Installed with the Help of Professional Roofers

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Collecting rainwater through your roofing by means of a  water barrel is a fantastic way to take advantage of the natural rainfall throughout the year, which can be used for landscaping and other work outdoors. In order for to collect rainwater safely through your roofing, look into the following tips and the benefits of hiring a professional for help along the way. Make Sure Your Gutters Are Kept Free of Debris Read More»

Pros And Cons Of Choosing A Copper Roof

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They can be seen gracing the tops of historic buildings in Europe, and to a lesser extent across North America. Copper roofs are truly unique, with their burnished look that turns a dull green over time. If you’re looking for a way to add unique character to your home, having a copper roof installed may be the answer. But don’t jump the gun. Consider these pros and cons before you decide that copper is the way to go. Read More»

3 Tips For Using A Roof Rake

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A roof rake is a type of rake that lets you remove snow and ice from your roof. If you leave the snow on the roof for too long, it will melt and then turn into ice dams. These can damage your roof and gutters, so it is important to remove the snow when you’re able to. Here are some helpful tips for using a roof rake. Use the Right Rake Read More»

Battling Mother Nature To Protect Your Cedar Shake Roof

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A new cedar roof on your home gives it a fresh look. But wind, rain, snow, and pests can begin wearing your roof down quickly. The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors says you could expect to get nearly 25 years out of your wooden roof. That’s if you can win the battle to keep nature from aging or damaging it early. Here are some ways you can get the most out of your roof, and not lose the battle to nature and the elements. Read More»