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How Gutter Guards Preserve Your Gutters

The last thing anyone thinks about is their roof and especially their gutters. The rain gutters are one of the most significant components on the outside of a home as they filter water off of the roof and away from the foundation. Water can be surprisingly damaging to the home.

Attached to the gutters are the downspouts. Although the gutters and downspouts are attached to the top of a house, they are actually more important to the bottom because if the foundation becomes frequently wet and sagged, it becomes a festering playground for mildew and mold.

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Most Common Roofing Problems

Taking care of your roofing is one of the most important tasks as a homeowner. It can be easy to neglect and forget about your roofing because it is a sort of out of sight, out of mind approach. Plus, too many homeowners think that they will be able to easily spot a problem with their rooftop.

This simply isn't true. The truth is that even some experts occasionally miss out on spotting potential problems with roofing. You need training, skills and hands on experience to have a better understanding of what to look for when it comes to your rooftop repair needs. But detecting this kind of problem early is key to being able to save the structural integrity of your roof.

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Asphalt Shingles: The Alternative To Wood And Tile

Years ago, most homes were built with either wood shake, slate or clay roofs. These materials were very durable and handsome when installed. Over time, roofing manufacturers developed less expensive options than these traditional roofing materials. The result was asphalt roofing shingles that sometimes detracted from a home’s character and overall look.

Recently manufacturers have improved both the look and performance of asphalt shingles.

Improved Asphalt Shingles

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Flat Roofing Types

Flat roofs are most common in areas with little or no rain, though they aren’t unheard of in other areas of the country, either. While they are an economical choice from a building perspective, they can be trouble when it comes water leakage and accumulation. In order to preserve flat roofs, and the homes beneath them, they must be covered with a good waterproof material, and be outfitted with a good drainage system. Below are some of the most popular flat roofing systems, as well as a few benefits and drawbacks of each.

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From The Blog

  • Roof replacement materials

    Shingles are one of the most popular materials used on roofs in the United States. Shingles can be made from a variety of materials such as asphalt, clay, slate, wood or metal. The material you choose is dependent on your personal tastes and budget, where you will need to consider both installation costs, longevity and maintenance. Here is some additional information on the different types of shingles available to you.
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  • What Should a Good Quality Replacement Roof Cost?

    Roofs are an essential part of any home. Not only does it shelter your house from the elements, it is also an essential part of the structural foundation on which your home is built. Your home is more than likely your biggest investment, so it is important to look after it. Ensuring your home has a good quality roof is one way you can keep your investment in the best
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  • Copper Guttering: A Stylish Addition

    All homes needs rain gutters, even those that don’t receive much rain or snow. This aspect of a home is generally thought to be a hassle, what with all the bi-yearly maintenance, plus you only notice when your gutters aren’t working, and never take notice when they are. So gutters get a bad reputation, and they are almost never considered as a method of exterior home design. Copper Gutters Copper
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