Repair or Replacement? Getting Advice from a Roofer

How To Replace Spanish Style Roof Tiles

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The beauty and style of Spanish tiles on a sloped roof is hard to beat. The rounded design of Spanish tiles give your roof a more dynamic look. Clay and adobe Spanish roofs are also very durable, but the individual tiles can crack. If you have ever tried to walk on a roof with authentic Spanish tiles, there is good chance that you have spotted cracked tiles or even cracked a few while trying to walk across them.…

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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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