How Do You Repair A Cedar Shake Roof That Has Been Damaged By Excess Moisture?

4 May 2023
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While cedar shake roofs are normally very durable, they can be rapidly damaged by excess moisture. Older cedar roofs are especially vulnerable. Cedar contains natural oils that can repel pests and fungi, but these oils are water-soluble. Rain will eventually wash most of the oils out of the shake, and excess moisture can lead to the shake becoming infested with fungus. Fungi cause the shake to decay, reducing its ability to withstand high winds. Read More …

4 Questions To Ask Your Roofing Contractor About Getting A Metal Roof For Your Outbuilding

26 April 2023
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If you have a large outbuilding you use for animals, equipment, or just to park an RV, you'll want a durable roof on it so you can avoid leaks without having to do frequent repairs. A good choice in roofing for an outbuilding is metal. It's more expensive than asphalt shingles, but metal is a lot more durable too. Here are four questions to ask your roofing contractor before putting a metal roof on your building. Read More …

How Do You Repair A Metal Roof That Has Been Damaged By Galvanic Corrosion?

20 April 2023
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While metal roofs are durable and long-lasting, they're vulnerable to a form of damage that doesn't affect other types of roofs. Galvanic corrosion causes metal to disintegrate, and it occurs when two different types of metal are both submerged in water. When galvanic corrosion happens to a metal roof, it means that rain falling on the metal roof created a puddle that was in contact with two different types of metal at the same time, such as copper flashing and a galvanized steel roof panel. Read More …

What To Expect When Hiring A Contractor For Roof Repair

14 April 2023
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Your roof is an essential part of your home. It protects you from the elements, keeps your family safe, and adds value to your property. However, if you suspect there is damage on the roof, you may want to consider hiring a contractor to make roof repairs for you.  Reasons For Roof Repair There are many reasons why you might need roof repair. Maybe you are dealing with storm damage, or your roof is getting old and worn out. Read More …

4 Questions to Ask Your Roofer About Metal Roofing

7 April 2023
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If you're considering a metal roof for your home so you have improved protection against storms and other types of roof damage, talk to a roofer so you understand the important good and bad points of switching to a metal roof. A good point is that the roof lasts a long time because it's so durable, but a bad point is that metal is expensive when compared to asphalt shingles. Here are other things to discuss with a roofer. Read More …