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Keep Your Roof Free of Ice Dams This Winter With These Recommendations

With winter can come snow and ice, especially on your roof. Roof ice dam formation can cause damage to your roof and lead to leaks inside your home. Here are some recommendations you can take to prevent ice dam formation. Interior Install Proper Insulation Because an inefficient amount and quality of insulation in your attic can allow heat to escape your home and flow into your attic space, this can heat up the attic and your roof deck, causing ice dams to form on your roof. Read More 

3 Ways To Remove Roof Ice Dams To Protect You And Your Roof This Winter

The formation of ice along the edge of your roof in the form of icicles and as ice dams can put you and your home at risk of injury and damage. Heavy icicles can break off and pose a threat to anyone standing below. Ice dams forming on the roof eaves can cause damage to your roof as it refreezes under your shingles, pulling them up and causing moisture to get into your roofing deck and leaking into your home. Read More 

Adding A New Mineral Layer To Your Asphalt Shingles

If you have an asphalt roof, then your roof will be covered with layered shingles. These shingles will consist of a base or mat made from cellulose or inorganic fiberglass. The mat is covered with a petroleum product called asphalt, and then minerals are sprinkled over the top. These minerals are extremely important when it comes to keeping your roof in great shape. However, the granules will loosen and blow away over time. Read More 

5 Tips For Finding Replacement Slate

While repairing a slate roof is somewhat straightforward, it can be a delicate task. For instance, one of the most difficult tasks many homeowners face when repairing their slate roofs is finding slate that matches their current roof. Slate is a natural material and it is quarried in a variety of sizes, colors, shapes, and thicknesses. While you can easily purchase freshly quarried slate to install a completely new roof, it can be a bit more difficult to find a few slate shingles that match your current roof. Read More 

A Copper Roof Will Protect Your Family’s Estate For Generations

Most property owners don't consider having a copper roof installed on their properties because copper roofs cost more than other types of roofs. According to Mother Earth News, however, copper roofs also last much longer than any other kind of metal roof. While you may not want to have a copper roof installed on a home that you'll be selling in a few years, this type of roof may be perfect for a family estate that you want to keep in the family for generations. Read More