The True Cost of Cheap Roofing

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shingles falling off roof

Competition is usually a good thing when it comes to getting services for your home as it forces companies to compete for your business, driving costs down. Unfortunately, it can also promote the “race to the bottom” where someone is always ready to accept a lower fee for a service. This causes many to only…

Water Stains on the Ceiling

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Water stains on ceiling

The sheer difficulty of locating water penetration points with 100% confidence is very high. This is the reason Pro Home Improvement recommends having a professional roofing contractor perform a full roof inspection to identify where the source of the problem might be.

What is Short-Circuiting?

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Roof with a ridge vent

  When you think of a short circuit, you might be thinking of an electrical problem. A loose electrical connection or frayed wire can accidentally connect with something that is grounded and cause a fuse to blow. This is because electricity wants to take the easiest path to ground. This is the same idea as…

How Much Ventilation Do You Need?

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Ensuring adequate attic ventilation is important to maintaining your roof and keeping mold out of your attic. But is there any way to know how much ventilation is enough? Can there be too much ventilation? Today, I wanted to share with you a few simple rules of thumb and answer common attic ventilation questions. How…

Should You Pull a Roofing Permit

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Roofing Ferndale

Getting your roof replaced is an investment and pulling a permit seems like an unnecessary delay and added cost. Should your roofing contractor even bother to involve the city and get a permit for your new roof? The answer is unequivocally yes. There are many safeguards that come with getting the proper permit for your roof…

Watch Out for the 10 Most Common Roofing Mistakes

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bad roof flashing

When it comes to roof replacements we’ve seen it all. From bad to worse installations, we have been called to come and fix what another company or homeowner has done incorrectly. From all of our experiences, we have noticed some trends and want to share some of these with you so you can avoid them and…

Tear Off vs Overlay – Which is Better?

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A beautiful new replacement roof

Replacing your roof is a project that nobody looks forward to doing. Usually, you know it’s necessary because of the age and condition of your roof. So you start getting estimates from reputable companies and eventually one of these companies prices is much lower than everybody else. What happened? How are they able to be…

5 Winter Roofing Myths

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Winter roofing myths

There are a lot of myths surrounding roofing and the winter season so I thought we’d take a moment to dispel some of these myths. 1. You can’t replace a roof in the winter. Since it is almost winter, you’d expect our roofing team to close up shop and wait for warmer weather, right? Wrong.…

A Homeowner’s guide to replacing your roof

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Calculating home costs

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…

Your Roof Covers Your House, But What Covers Your Roof?

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Neglected home

Your home might be your most valuable possession. On top of the financial investment you’ve made at the purchase of your house, your house is the place where your family lives, loves and plays. You should be very interested in protecting it from unforeseen problems, right? Homeowners insurance plays an important role in this –…