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Hail Damage & Your Home

June 4, 2019

The Effects of Hail Damage on Your Home Any type of hail can cause damage to your property, but it is typically 1 inch or larger that will have a negative effect on roofing systems. (To find out if your area was hit by hail, and what size it was, check the hail report for

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Roof Ventilation: Why Is It Important?

April 3, 2019

Proper roof ventilation allows the heat in your attic to escape.  This is important for increasing the longevity of your roof as well as reducing your energy costs. Ice damming is a common occurrence in winter when heat from the attic melts snow on your roof that refreezes, causes water to back-up and damage to

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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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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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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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