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Roofing Replacement

A Homeowner’s guide to replacing your roof

So, it’s time to replace your roof. What are your first steps? You need someone to come and estimate the work. If you get more than one estimate, you’ll see different costs as well as different verbiage about what is included or excluded. We’ve assembled this quick guide to know how some shady roofing companies […]

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Roofing Materials

Why your home roof color matters!

As you pass through your neighborhood, you probably don’t think about your neighbor’s roof color. You might know the color of your roof, if you think hard for a second, but you couldn’t name more than one other neighbor’s roof color with the same confidence. The color of your roof (hopefully) blends into the overall […]

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Roofing Maintenance

10 Tips to consider for your next roofing project

Beautiful weather is here and everyone seems to be outside enjoying it lately. We, here at Pro Home Improvement, are busy working on hundreds of roofing projects all across southeast Michigan, so we love this weather as well. Since roofing project season is in full swing, we wanted to bring you some reminders and tips […]

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Roofing Advice

Is your roof covered? Roofing Guarantees vs Warranties

What’s the difference between a Warranty and a Guarantee? There is a huge difference when it comes to Roofing Guarantees and Warranties. Warranties are always “limited” and exclude many aspects of the overall project. Limited warranties are written by the manufacturer of the product, and only cover the product against “manufacturing defects”. What’s wrong with […]

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Hiring Contractors Hiring Roofing Contractors

Quality Roofing Companies Versus Roofing Red Flags!

As we enter May, you’ll see more and more signs for roofing companies and trucks popping up with company logos on them. Did you know you can get a vinyl decal logo to apply to your truck for a few dollars? But, a logo or a fancy sign does not mean a company does quality […]

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Roofing Maintenance

The Danger of Snow on Roofs

This is the Michigan winter we were all expecting – snow has arrived. This is great news for snowmobilers, skiers and ice fishers. But, the rest of us might be grumbling a little bit while cleaning off our windshield in the morning and suffering through our morning commute. Snow accumulations also has an effect on […]

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Roofing Materials

The Art of Flashing

One of the most common locations for leaks and roof failures is near the flashing. But, what is flashing and why is it such a problem area? What is flashing? Flashing is a piece of sheet metal that covers joints or penetrations in a roof. Flashing is commonly used near chimneys, skylights, dormers or vent […]

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Roofing Materials

What is Under Your Shingles?

With the winters we’ve had in Michigan recently, more and more consumers are looking to ensure their roofs are ready to withstand the punishment. Shingles are the most well-known and visible product applied to homes, but there is a very important product that must be applied before shingles are installed. For years, this was felt […]

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