Repair or Replacement? Getting Advice from a Roofer

How To Clean Asphalt Shingles

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Over time, your home’s roof can become discolored and covered in moss and algae growth due to extended weather exposure. This can ruin the aesthetic of your roof and the rest of your home as a whole. Thankfully, cleaning off an asphalt roof is a fairly simple process that doesn’t require a lot of time or a significant investment–and one that can be completed by most homeowners with the right tools.…

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Types Of Roof Flashing

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Flashing is the metal or plastic covering that is placed on locations of your roof where two surfaces meet, in order to keep water from seeping through your roof and into your home, where it can cause mold growth and water damage. Flashing is most commonly made out of aluminum (due to its natural anti-corrosive qualities), but it also comes in a wide variety of different materials. Understanding what the different types of flashing are and where they are located can help make roof maintenance much easier.…

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A Roof Made From Foam? It's Not As Crazy As It Sounds!

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When exploring your roofing options, you may come across one known as polyurethane spray foam. Your first thought will likely be along the lines of “how can a roof made from foam possibly offer protection?” or “won’t it just absorb water?” The truth is, polyurethane spray foam roofing is made from a different kind of foam than you typically see in pillows and pool noodles. In fact, this type of foam makes an excellent roofing material.…

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