Replacing My Old Roof

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Replacing My Old Roof

When a leak appeared in my ceiling, I realized immediately that I might have an issue with my roofing. As soon as it stopped raining, I fetched a ladder and climbed on top of my roof to see what the problem was. I was devastated with what I found. My roof was missing shingles, and it looked like there was water pooling in certain areas. I knew that I couldn't repair the issue on my own, which is why I turned to a professional roofing contractor. They came out, inspected the damage, and recommended repairs. This blog is all about signs of roofing issues, so that you know when to replace your roof.

Frequently Asked Questions Related To Roof Life Cycle Costs

As you look to select a material for your new roof, the cost of the roof will likely play into your decision. However, the cost of the roof is not the only cost you should consider. You should also consider what is known as life cycle costs. Unfortunately, many people do not know what life cycle cost means and how it impacts them when they are selecting a roof. Here are a few frequently asked questions about the life cycle costs and roofs. Read More 

Is Metal Roofing The Best Option For Your Home?

Before you decide what type of roofing material to finish your roof with, you must take the time to learn a little about all of the options. Here, you'll learn a few things that should be kept in mind as you consider whether or not metal roofing is the best option for your home. Movement and Sounds Metal roofing is known to make noise as it moves – the larger the roof, the louder the noise. Read More 

Are Wood Roofs Practical?

Wood is one of the top construction materials, and it is particularly common on roofs. In fact, there is even a large selection of non-wood products that actually have fake wood finishes, prints, textures, or glazes. For example, many ceramic shingles have wooden finishes. The fact that there are so many synthetic products that are made to look like wood is proof that the style is extremely attractive to homeowners. Read More 

3 Things To Consider When Choosing The Color Of Your Roof’s Shingles

If it is time for a roof replacement, one of the decisions that you need to make is what color you prefer for your new shingles. When considering prospective hues, here are few details to keep in mind. 1. The Other Colors of Your Home The color of your roof's shingles should complement the other colors of your home's exterior features. For example, if you have a red brick home, you may prefer to stick with other warm tones, such as brown, tan, or cream. Read More 

Gutter Maintenance And Cleaning Tips

Those aluminum gutters on your house do more than collect gunk that you hate cleaning out; they collect rainwater to be drained properly and prevent water damage to your house. Without gutters, water doesn't have anywhere to go, so it will collect right next to your foundation. With a heavy rainfall, all of that rainwater can eventually cause flooding in your home, leaving you with an expensive repair to deal with. Read More