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The Most Common Albemarle County Roofing Materials and Styles | Piedmont Roofing

The Most Common Albemarle County Roofing Styles

Posted on 23. May, 2017 by .

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Your roof single-handedly protects your home, and your family from the elements. It’s part of what keeps you warm, safe, and snug, and it can seriously impact your energy efficiency and comfort. Choose the right Albemarle County roofing style and you’ll enjoy years of security and enjoyment with only the most basic yearly maintenance. Need […]

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Orange County Roofing And Repair

Posted on 16. May, 2017 by .

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Homeowners find themselves needing roof repairs frequently in the Piedmont plateau. High summer humidity and even the sun can break down a roof, and that eventually leads to problems. Leaks occur, the structural integrity deteriorates, the appearance changes, drafts get in, and numerous other problems can occur. Restoring your roof early is imperative to extending […]

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Green Options With a Roofing Leesburg Professional | Piedmont Roofing

Green Options With a Leesburg Roofing Professional

Posted on 09. May, 2017 by .

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Living a greener life carries immense benefits, both for the individual and for the planet as a whole. That’s why it’s so important for all of us to try and lower our ecological footprint throughout our lives. While picking up trash, using plant-and-animal friendly chemicals, and reducing how often you drive your vehicle can help. […]

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Fairfax County Roofing: Why You Should Choose Metal

Posted on 02. May, 2017 by .

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At some point in the life of your home you’re going to need to replace your roof. When that time comes, it’s important for you to know that you have choices other than traditional asphalt. Clay, concrete, wood, shake, and even slate are all reliable and gorgeous, but if you want a truly unique look […]

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Types of Roof Materials | Piedmont Roofing

The Four Most Common Types of Roof Materials

Posted on 26. Apr, 2017 by .

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Have you given any thought to your roof materials lately? If you’re like most homeowners, you probably haven’t. It’s one area of your house that’s almost always out of sight and usually out of mind. And then one day it starts to leak, and suddenly you realize just how important it is. First of all, […]

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Save Money on Utilities | Piedmont Roofing

5 Ways to Save Money on Utilities

Posted on 13. Apr, 2017 by .

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Whether you are installing a new roof on your home or just trying to save money on utilities, you can easily improve the energy efficiency of your home by making small choices that will deliver a big difference. Not only will you decrease your home’s energy usage and help the environment, but you will also […]

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Benefits of Solar Panels | Piedmont Roofing

Benefits of Solar Panels

Posted on 27. Mar, 2017 by .

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Due to the many benefits of solar panels, the U.S. has seen an unprecedented rate of growth of solar power: are you ready to jump on the sunshine-driven bandwagon? Adding solar panels to your home can make it possible to save money doing what you need to do every day: cook dinner, do the laundry, heat […]

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Keeping Roof Safe During Flash Flood | Piedmont Roofing

Keeping Your Roof Sealed During Flash Floods

Posted on 17. Mar, 2017 by .

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As the most common and widespread of all weather-related natural disasters, floods affect more homeowners than any other disaster. In the U.S., floods kill more people each year than tornadoes, hurricanes, or lightning. Flash floods are the most dangerous because they combine the destructive power of a flood with little warning and a lot of […]

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Metal Roofing | Piedmont Roofing

Going Modern with Metal Roofing

Posted on 21. Feb, 2017 by .

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Homes everywhere utilize metal roofing to provide energy savings, beauty, and protection that lasts. The exciting thing about metal roofing is that it is available in a wide variety of designs to complement any style home. Offered in a rainbow of colors, your metal roof can be a traditional vertical seam profile, or be manufactured […]

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Which Shingles to Choose for Your New Roof

Posted on 07. Feb, 2017 by .

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Replacing the shingles on your home’s roof can be an expensive home improvement—which means that doing it right and taking time to think about what options might be best for your home is especially important. It looks simple at first, since it comes down to only two questions: What style shingle and what color. Sounds […]

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Checking Roof After Heavy Rainfall | Piedmont Roofing

How to Check Your Roof After a Heavy Rainfall

Posted on 24. Jan, 2017 by .

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If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t pay much attention to your roof. It’s probably taken for granted more than any area of your house. However, it shouldn’t be. After all, it protects you and your family from the sun; it helps to keep you warm; and when a high wind kicks up, nobody inside […]

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Insulate Active Solar House | Piedmont Roofing

How to Insulate an Active Solar House

Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 by .

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You’ve decided to build your dream house, and you’re thinking of using solar radiation for your energy. That’s an excellent idea! Many environmentally-conscious homeowners choose solar because of their concern that burning fossil fuels is harming the planet. Others appreciate the financial advantages of solar power. Most modern solar energy technologies harness the heat generated […]

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Metal Roofs | Piedmont Roofing

5 Popular Ideas for Your Next Roof

Posted on 07. Dec, 2016 by .

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Roofs get little respect. When was the last time someone complimented you on how terrific your roof looked? When you think about upgrading your house to a more trendy style, is your roof the first thing that comes to mind? Does it come to mind at all? Your roof has many utilitarian qualities, most of […]

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DIY Roof Repairs | Piedmont Roofing

Small Roof Repairs for Skilled Do-It-Yourselfers

Posted on 09. Nov, 2016 by .

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Of all the things that can go wrong around the house, a leaky roof is among the most severe and time-sensitive. That’s because water damage spreads quickly, even from a small leak. Maintaining a sound roof will always be one of the most important duties of a homeowner. Your roof is crucial for you and […]

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Metal Roof | Piedmont Roofing

6 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Posted on 03. Nov, 2016 by .

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Winter is just around the corner and with winter comes plunging temperatures, shorter days and the often dreaded snow and ice. As the winter season approaches, just like when you get out the hats and coats to prepare yourself for the cold, it is also equally important to prepare your home. Now is the best […]

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Metal Roofing Offers Your Building the Best Protection | Piedmont Roofing

Metal Roofing Offers Your Building the Best Protection

Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 by .

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The roof of your building should last for years and keep you safe from the elements. When you need to replace or upgrade the roof, you may wonder what kind of material is best for this purpose. Metal roofing continues to prove its durability, making it an increasingly popular choice with home and business owners. […]

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9 Signs That Indicate You Need a New Roof

Posted on 24. Oct, 2016 by .

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If you’re like most people, your life is already filled with appointments, and there’s still a long to-do list waiting to be checked off. So when did you last have time look at your roof? Probably after the last snow that left several inches standing on it, or after the big storm littered it with […]

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Preparing Your Metal Roof for Fall | Piedmont Roofing

Preparing Your Metal Roof for Fall

Posted on 19. Oct, 2016 by .

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Metal is the longest lasting type of roofing material, and your new roof can last up to fifty years with proper care. While metal roofs require far less maintenance than those made with other materials, you will need to do a few things each season to make sure it stays in top condition. As you […]

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Why Fall is the Best Season for a Roof Replacement | Piedmont Roofing

Why Fall is the Best Season for a Roof Replacement

Posted on 14. Oct, 2016 by .

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When you choose to install a new roof in the fall you can prepare your house for the coming winter months and avoid many potential roofing issues. Here are just a few of the reasons why fall is the perfect time for roof installation. Depending on where you live, summer may bring wind, rain and even hurricanes, […]

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Fall Maintenance Tips for Your House

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your House

Posted on 13. Oct, 2016 by .

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Fall is the time of year where all the colorful leaves fall from the trees covering the ground in layers. While it is beautiful to see, the debris left behind by all the trees and wind if not maintained properly can cause harm to your home. That is why Fall maintenance is so important! The […]

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Benefits of Metal Roofs | Piedmont Roofing

Benefits of Metal Roofing

Posted on 12. Oct, 2016 by .

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These days metal roofs are doing more for homes than just giving it the “curb appeal” of an upscale home. In fact metal roofing last longer than your would expect, plus the energy benefits they offer save you money annually. The metal roofs of today are contemporary in that they come in different styles and […]

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Proper Roof Ventilation | Piedmont Roofing

Proper Roof Ventilation

Posted on 11. Oct, 2016 by .

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The long term performance of your roof depends on a few things, but not as important as the ventilation and attic space underneath. The lack of proper roof ventilation leads to musty smells as well as voiding an asphalt shingle warranty if damage to the roof is due to improper ventilation. This article is here […]

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Alternative Asphalt Roofiing Shingles

Alternative Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Posted on 10. Oct, 2016 by .

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Asphalt roofing shingles are a great value in regards to roofing materials. They are simple to install, relatively inexpensive and come in different colors and textures. There are also architectural/dimensional shingles which add a more contoured look to your home because of their thicker build. Since there are so many alternate types of asphalt roofing shingles, […]

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3 Reasons to Have a Metal Roof | Piedmont Roofing

3 Reasons to Have a Metal Roof

Posted on 06. Oct, 2016 by .

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Most people don’t think about their roof until there is a problem with it. Most of the time the roof is overdue for repairs and is pretty outdated. Besides the curb appeal of a new roof, there are other concerns homeowners have these days. Low maintenance, long lasting, and energy efficiency is largely important. The […]

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Roofing Sustainability | Piedmont Roofing

Roofing Sustainability

Posted on 05. Oct, 2016 by .

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Roofing sustainability is something that every person wants with their home. Making sure your roof is long lasting is something to take seriously. Of course different areas of where you live might bring about different choices in the types of roofs you want. For example in southern climates, cool roofing surfaces are better. In northern […]

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Tips For Solar Panels

7 Tips Before Installing Solar Panels

Posted on 26. Sep, 2016 by .

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The age of solar power is fast becoming more prevalent. People are more energy conscience and aware of the fluctuating costs of electricity. The cost of solar is going down in price allowing more and more families are going the solar route. Before you put go completely solar, here are 7 questions to ask before installing […]

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Curb Appeal Tips That Will Sell Your Home in No Time!

Posted on 23. Sep, 2016 by .

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The curb appeal is what will make or brake the sale of your home. Just like when you are interviewing for a job, making a good first impression is extremely important when selling your home. The first glimpse that potential buyers see is from the street. When beginning the curb appeal process you will want […]

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Snow Guard Systems: Are They Really Necessary?

Posted on 22. Sep, 2016 by .

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Not all people decide to have a snow guard system installed on their roof. Not having a snow guard system on your house can cause more snow damage around your house. Snow Guards are used to hold the snow in place. If you do not have snow guards on your roof, and a snow storm […]

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EPDM Rubber Roofing: Pros and Cons

Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by .

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Rubber roofing is a newer roofing material, yet it provides many benefits. If you need to get your roof repaired or replaced, you should look into rubber. Since rubber is so new to roofing, only specific roofing contractors are qualified to install it. Therefore it is important to make sure that your roofing contractor has […]

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Metal Roofing Benefits

Metal Roofing Benefits

Posted on 20. Sep, 2016 by .

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Metal roofing is becoming more and more popular. One unique thing about metal roofs are that they are a great option for wet or dry climates. Metal roofs are known to be wind and fire resistant. They are also know to reflect cold and heat which helps save energy no matter what climate you live […]

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House Maintenance to do During Fall

House Maintenance to do During Fall

Posted on 19. Sep, 2016 by .

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Fall is the season where the weather starts to get cooler, and the rain begins to fall from the sky. That is why it is so important to do the proper house maintenance to make sure that your home is ready for the changing seasons. One of the most important things to look at is […]

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Roof Maintenance to Help the Curb Appeal of Your Home

Posted on 14. Sep, 2016 by .

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Curb appeal is determined by the impression that your house gives at first glance. This means that any aspect of the house that is visible from the street can have an affect on the curb appeal of your home. the roof can make, or break your homes curb appeal. While a roof is not very […]

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Improving Your Home with Simple and Fun Projects

Posted on 13. Sep, 2016 by .

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Many homeowners underappreciate their own home improvement capabilities. They are sometimes afraid to try because they believe the projects are too time consuming and complicated. Rather than hand off these tasks to home improvement contractors, you can make your home look better and take pride in your craftsmanship by taking on these simple and fun […]

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How to Know When You Need a New Roof

How to Know When You Need a New Roof

Posted on 09. Sep, 2016 by .

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  The roof is one of the most important parts of your house. It is what keeps the weather out so that you can live comfortably in your home. That is why it is so important for you to understand how to know when you need a new roof. There are a few things that you can […]

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Protecting Your Home with a Weather-Resistant Rooftop

Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by .

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The weather takes a definite toll on your home’s rooftop. It steadily inflicts damage until your roof shows signs of wear and tear like warping, peeling, or outright collapsing. Out of all of the weather elements, however, moisture tends to lend the worst damages on even the sturdiest of rooftops. You can hold off the […]

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What You Need to Know About Metal Roofing

Posted on 07. Sep, 2016 by .

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If you are looking into getting a metal roof installed on your house, you might want to know a few things about metal roofing. The important things to know are the life expectancy, the installation costs, and even the durability.  Don Vandervort wrote an article on hometips.com that talks about the different aspects of a metal […]

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Downspouts & Gutter Cleaning | Piedmont Roofing

The Proper Way to Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

Posted on 02. Sep, 2016 by .

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Do you know that your gutters need to be cleaned, but don’t know where to start? Watch the video below!     Click here to see more videos from Better Homes and Gardens.

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Fall Maintenance Tips to Ensure that Your Building is Ready for the New Season

Posted on 01. Sep, 2016 by .

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After the hot summer months it is important to do maintenance on your building to make sure that it is prepared for the fall and winter seasons ahead. By performing the proper maintenance you will be saving your building from future damage and repairs that would be extremely costly. Doug McMillan wrote an article on zumbrunnen.com […]

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The Most Popular Types of Roofs and Their Benefits

Posted on 31. Aug, 2016 by .

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There are so many different types of roofs, each providing different benefits as well as different looks. An article on roofcalc.org discusses 16 of the most popular type of roofs along with their costs and benefits. The first type of roof that the article talks about is a classic gable roof. The classic gable roof […]

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Facts about Flat Roofs

Posted on 30. Aug, 2016 by .

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If you are thinking about getting a flat roof installed, or if you already have a flat roof, it is good to know what your options are. According to an article from roofcalc.org, there are 3 types of materials that can be used on a flat roof. The first material that is listed in the article […]

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How to go About Purchasing a New Metal Roof

Posted on 29. Aug, 2016 by .

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Metal roofing is becoming an extremely popular option when it comes to roofing. It might seem like a no brainer for you to to choose metal as your roofing material, but once this decision has been made you still need to decide what type of metal roofing will best benefit your house. According to  Don Vandervort’s […]

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How to Make a Good First Impression With Your Home

Posted on 26. Aug, 2016 by .

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If you are looking to sell your home, it is important to have a lasting first impression. Sometimes it can be difficult to know what aspects of your house add or take away from the outside view of your home. That is why Leslie Mann’s article on chicagotribune.com about how to boost the curb appeal of […]

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Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 by .

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For the longevity of your House, it is important to make sure that it is properly maintained throughout the year. Fall is the season where the weather transitions from hot and sunny, to cold and rainy. That is why it is important to get your house maintenance done during the beginning of the fall season because […]

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How to Save Money on gutter Repairs

Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 by .

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The best way to cut costs on gutter repairs is to make sure to properly maintain them. You should be cleaning your gutters at least twice a year to make sure that there are no clogs so the water is able to drain properly. If you neglect cleaning your gutters and let a clog in your […]

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The Benefits That Having a Concrete Tiled Roof Can Provide

Posted on 23. Aug, 2016 by .

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Concrete tile roofing may not be the most inexpensive roofing material, but it is one of the most durable. If it fits in the budget, spending a little bit more money on your initial roof replacement can actually save you time and money in the long run. Since a concrete tile roof is so durable, […]

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Types of Rubber Roofing Systems and Their Repair Options

Posted on 22. Aug, 2016 by .

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Rubber roofing can be very beneficial for many homes. One of the best things about rubber roofing is that it can be added on top of an existing roof, and provides protection from harsh weather conditions. An article on homeadvisor.com discusses rubber roofing, and how it is low in maintenance and has a long lifespan. […]

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Use These Money-Smart Tips to Boost Your Curb Appeal!

Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 by .

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Curb appeal is extremely important if you are looking to sell your home. You want to make sure that your house stands out to possible buyers the second they drive up. Josh Garskof’s article on time.com discusses 3 ways to enhance the curb appeal of your home, the first one being subtracting flaws. Josh suggests trading out […]

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How to Keep Your Metal Roof Cool

Posted on 18. Aug, 2016 by .

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While the initial cost may be higher than other roofing materials, metal roofing will save you money in the long run.  Metal roofs keep the house at a cooler temperature which lowers the energy bills. While your house will stay cool,  the metal roof will absorb some heat, making the roof itself extremely hot. The amount of heat […]

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Popular Choices for Roofing Your Home

Posted on 17. Aug, 2016 by .

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The material that you choose to roof your house with impacts how comfortable and happy you will be in your home. When you want the peace of mind that comes from having a sound and durable roof over your head, you may find it best to invest in one of these popular roofing materials. Rubber […]

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How to Find the Best Roofing Material for Your Climate

Posted on 16. Aug, 2016 by .

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Houses in different climates require different needs. For example a house located in a wetter climate will require protection against roof leaks as well as algae, while a house in a warmer climate might require a roof that keeps the house cooler.  Steve Graham’s article on networx.com discuses which roofing materials work and don’t work […]

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Helping You Choose the Best Roofing Material for Your House

Posted on 15. Aug, 2016 by .

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When replacing your roof, choosing the right roofing material is important. Different materials work better for certain weather conditions which is why the location of your home will impact your decision. Besides protection, the style of the roof can also be a major factor. Each roofing material has a different look, so you want to […]

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Here are Some Maintenance Tips for Wood Shingle Roofs

Posted on 12. Aug, 2016 by .

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Wood shingle roofs are one of the most vulnerable roofing materials to weather elements. That is why it is so important to be aware of the proper maintenance that needs to be done, and to make sure it gets completed. An article on doityourself.com states the importance of clearing debris off of your wood shingled […]

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Does Landscaping Add Value to a House?

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by .

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When getting ready to sell their house, home owners usually search for ways to increase their ROI (return on investment). While many people know that the curb appeal of your home can help to sell the home faster, and for possibly more money, people usually don’t think about putting money into their landscaping. If you […]

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4 Metal Roofing Benefits

Posted on 10. Aug, 2016 by .

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When it comes to roofing materials, there is a wide variety of materials to choose from, but metal roofing is quickly becoming one of the most popular options. When roofing your home the materials used must provide beauty to the exterior of your home as well as be durable enough to withstand the elements. There […]

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When is the Best time to Get Your Roof Replaced?

Posted on 09. Aug, 2016 by .

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If you are looking to get your roof replaced, fall is the best time of the year to do so. Laura Firszt mentions in her article on networx.com that since fall is the best time to replace your roof, roofers tend to get booked up fast, therefore it is important to book an appointment to […]

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How to Make Your Roof Energy Efficient

Posted on 08. Aug, 2016 by .

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If you are looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient, a great place to start is the roof. There are various things that you can do to help your roof be more energy efficient, for example making it a lighter color. an article from greenhomeguide.com suggests using a cool roof coating on your […]

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Why You Should Look Into Rubber Roofing for Your Home

Posted on 05. Aug, 2016 by .

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Rubber roofing, or EPDM roofing, is a newer roofing material that has the option of  being placed over your existing roof. The reason people look to EPDM for their roofing needs is because it is extremely durable and waterproof. In addition Craig Dolgin states in his article on facilitiesnet.com that rubber roofing is able to keep its original […]

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The Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

Posted on 04. Aug, 2016 by .

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In the recent years metal roofing has become more and more popular. Metal roofing is an extremely durable roofing materials that can with stand weather conditions that many other roofing materials can not. Since they are so durable, they last longer meaning you will most likely never have to think about getting a new roof […]

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Thinking of Getting Slate Shingles Installed on Your Roof? Here is Some Helpful Information

Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 by .

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Slate Shingles are not as common as other roofing materials, yet they provide many benefits. One reason that homeowners choose slate shingles for their roof is the unique appearance that it provides. According to an article on gsa.gov, slate is a natural stone that comes in various colors, thickness, and textures all creating different effects. […]

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