Tag: Roof Replacement

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What is Underlayment and Do I need It?

What is Underlayment? Underlayment is a water proofing layer of felt.  It is installed between the plywood and the shingles. It is considered the waterproofing barrier that keeps the moisture from penetrating the layer of shingles and rotting the roof deck. Do I need it? Yes. If any water gets under the shingles due to…
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June 20, 2018 0

3 Things You Should Replace When You Get a New Roof

Often when we think about getting a new roof, we think about only installing new shingles.  Y our roof is more of a system, rather than just shingles.  The whole roof system includes your shingles, but there are other parts of your roof to take into consideration when replacing your roof.  1. Flashing-   Flashing…
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April 25, 2018 0

3 Signs You Need to Replace Your Roof- Not Just Repair It

It can be difficult to determine whether you need to repair or completely replace your roof.  In our 2-part blog post series, we examine when you need a replacement and when you need a repair. Part 1:  3 Signs You Need a Replacement  1. AGE– The age of your roof is the number 1 factor in…
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February 21, 2018 1

Why A New Roof is An Investment Not An Expense

Roofs need to be replaced, and unfortunately, they are expensive. Many people make the mistake of choosing cheap roofing materials, or hiring a local handy man who may not be licensed for the job in order to cut down on the costs. Cheaper roofing options often lead to disasters. A faulty install, whether from the…
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December 6, 2017 0

Roof Concern: My Shingles are Fading

Roof Concern:  My shingles are fading Type of Concern:  Moderate Cause of Concern:  Over time shingles can become discolored or faded.  This can be due to a couple of reasons. 1-      Sun bleaches out the shingles- This cause is pretty much self-explanatory.  As your roof takes the beating of the sun during the summer months…
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May 17, 2017 2

5 Signs You Need a New Roof

Just because you do not have visible water getting into your house, doesn’t mean you don’t need a new roof.  Here are 5 signs that your roof needs to be replaced. Shingles are missing- Missing shingles means that the roof deck and your house are not fully protected.  Without shingles properly installed, your roof is prone to…
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