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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 

Roofing For Conservation: Energy Efficient Must-Haves For Your Home’s Roof

The cost of heating and cooling your home is not only expensive but also wasteful in many homes. Considering more than half of your home's total energy usage stems from heating and cooling, ensuring your home is not wasting energy through the roofline is smart for the environment and your finances. While surprising to hear, you can control the loss of heated and cooled air though your roof with a few key tips. Read More 

Have Winter Storms Ravaged Your Roof? What Are Your Most Cost-Effective And Durable Replacement Options?

If you live in parts of the South or Midwest, your area may have been hit hard with unusually strong summer-like storms recently. Once you've had time to assess the damage to your home, you may be facing the repair or replacement of a significant portion of your roof. Seeing firsthand the strength nature can have in store may drive you to the most durable roofing materials available -- but for those on a budget, some materials may seem out of range. Read More 

Will Your Next Roof Have Solar Shingles?

Most homeowners look for ways to improve their property, save money, and increase their comfort. One of the ways you can do this is by investing solar roofing. Not only is solar power one of the fastest growing energy sources, it is also one of the most affordable, efficient, and reliable sources as well. Solar roofing has come a long ways from the roofing panels you may remember from the 70's and 80's. Read More