Repair or Replacement? Getting Advice from a Roofer

Important Considerations When Choosing A Roofing Material For A New England Colonial Home

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New England Colonials were named for the region where British settlers originally built the home styles between the early 1600s and mid-1700s. The homes typically combine rustic simplicity with medieval Europe-inspired accents. Features include combinations of brick and wood siding, a large centered chimney, and simple windows accented with diamond shapes over the panes. A saltbox roof, which has a shorter segment in front and a steeper sloped longer rear section, tops off the structure.…

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3 Best And Worst Roofing Materials For A Monterey Home With A Low-Pitched Roof

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Monterey-style homes combine the simple lines of a Colonial with the villa-esque nature of the Spanish Eclectic style. The end result features brick or brick with stucco siding and a telltale second-floor balcony with decorative railings. Monterey homes can come with a couple of different styles of roof including a roof with such a low pitch it is also called a flat roof. Flat roofs have some special considerations that can help steer your decision when looking at roofing materials with roofing companies.…

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Things Not To Do To Your Roof

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Keeping your roof in good shape means practicing regular maintenance such as cleaning and patching. However, there is more to good roof “health” than those things. Sometimes, what you don’t do to your roof is as important as what you do. Your roof just isn’t meant to withstand certain practices. If you want to protect your roof, you will refrain from the following. Hanging Stuff Anything you hang from your roof has the potential to damage it.…

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