Repair or Replacement? Getting Advice from a Roofer

Getting A Century Of Use From Your Clay Roof

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You could get more than 100 years of service from a clay roof. Clay roofs need little maintenance, but a periodic cleanup will keep the roof looking good. These surfaces are more difficult to work on than wood or asphalt so you may defer any work to one of your local roofing contractors. But if you’re the DIY kind of homeowner, here are some tips for keeping your clay roof protecting your home for decades.…

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Preventing Your Wood Roof From Being Damaged By Moss And Algae

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You can expect to get up to 25 years of service from your new wood roof, if maintained properly. Damp wood is a favorite place for moss and algae to grow. They can slowly crack and destroy wooden roof shingles. Here are some ways to prevent these plants from shortening the life of your roof. Keep the Roof Clean Debris on the roof allows water to collect and sit on the roof.…

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5 Facts About Metal Roofing For Your Home

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Many homeowners are enjoying the benefits of metal roofing. Since the material lasts a long time, is recyclable, and often comes with a long warranty, it is becoming a more practical material to use. If you were not already convinced to use metal roofing on your home, these 5 facts may cause you to consider it. A Metal Roof Can Disperse Lighting Strikes A misconception is that a metal roof will increase the chance of your home getting hit by lightning.…

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