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Spring Roof Inspection: The Time Is Now

March 4, 2019

Wondering how well your roof held up this winter?  Spring is the best time to schedule a roof inspection to find out the answer to that question.  It’s a good idea to call a roofer early to make sure you’re at the front of the line for a Spring Roof Inspection once the weather warms

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Attic Condensation Winter Leak

Attic Condensation & Winter Leaks: It’s an Inside Job

January 28, 2019

Midwest homeowners experience some extremely harsh winters which comes with freezing weather.  When temperatures outside drop below zero, humidity in your home can work it’s way into your attic where it freezes.  Once temperatures begin to warm up, the frost in the attic melts and can simulate the look of a roof leak as it

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Icicles hanging from gutter

Ice Dams and your Roof

January 3, 2019

Winter in the Midwest is a great time to snuggle under a warm blanket, watch Netflix and ignore the weather raging outside.  But, it is important not to ignore the warning signs your roof may be giving you during the winter months.  Icicles on your roof could mean big problems, like ice damming. What Are

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Diamond Deck Roofing Underlayment

Underlayment? What’s That?

October 16, 2018

When people think of getting a roof they usually think about the shingles as the most important part.  While shingles are important, the underlayment is what really works hard to protect your home from severe weather.  This gets installed first underneath all of the other roofing materials. There are three main types of roofing underlayment:

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Bartlett Roofing Project with Ice & Water Shield

Tips To Keep Your Roof In Shape

September 20, 2018

Maintaining your roof system can be a simple process, so long as you stay “on-top” of it.  Here are some helpful tips of what homeowners can do to keep their roof in shape, as well as what to look for when it’s time to call in a professional . Keep The Water Flowing Keeping your

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Laying Down Shingles

5 Tips to Prevent Roof Leaks

June 20, 2018

The source of the leak is not always where you see the leak.  Contractors are “roof detectives” that have to retrace the path water travels to correctly identify the source.  Leaks for homeowners can be a big headache and end up with costly repairs.  Regular roof inspections and maintenance should be performed by a professional

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Parts of Your Roof Diagram

The Parts of Your Home’s Exterior

June 11, 2018

When starting a home renovation project, it’s important to understand what makes up your home’s exterior so you are able to discuss your project to your contractor clearly.  It will also help you to identify what is included in the estimate from your contractor to make sure everything you want or need done is listed. 

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Storm Damage on Roof

How to Identify Storm Damage on your Roof

June 5, 2018

There are many different types of “storm damage” that can affect the health of your roof. The first step is knowing how to identify the damages so you know when to call in an expert.   WIND DAMAGE: High speed winds don’t hit your roof evenly across the surface.  Winds can go after the corners,

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Birds Eye View of Roofing Project

I Need A New Roof. What Do I Do?

May 22, 2018

There are a lot of home renovation projects like new landscaping or a kitchen make-over that homeowners get excited about. There are also projects they dread… like having to replace the roof. While your roof may not be exciting, it is important to take care of as it can lead to extensive damages when neglected.

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Mold in Attic

Roof Leak or Attic Condensation?

April 24, 2018

When you find water damage on the walls or ceiling in your home, it can be a cause for concern for any homeowner.  While it is easy to assume this is caused by a leak in your roof, it may actually be caused by condensation in your attic.  Taking steps to correct this issue immediately

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