How Gutters and Flashings Prevent Water Damage

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Gutters and flashings are often overlooked when purchasing a new roof. However, they serve an important purpose. Gutters and flashings are essential because they help to ensure that water does not penetrate your roof or damage your siding and foundation. What are gutters, and what do they do? Gutters are trough-like fixtures that are installed … Read more

How To Protect Your Home From Hurricane Roof Damage

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Peak hurricane season is just around the corner, and now is the time to prepare your roof for unpredictable weather. Hurricanes can cause significant damage to your home, as the high winds and heavy rains can stress the roof structure and components. Before the next storm arrives, there are several steps you can take to … Read more

The Difference Between Wood Shakes & Shingles

Wood shakes and singles are a long time roofing favorite, typically made of red cedar, pine, cypress, and teak treated with chemicals and flame retardants to help minimize the risk of fire. They are also usually treated with pressure and certain preservatives that help with mold, decay, and insect problems. They are likely cut thicker … Read more

4 Reasons to Choose Stone-Coated Steel Roofing

Stone-coated steel roofing is vying for market space alongside clay, slate and shingles because it offers durability, beauty and a side of environmental friendliness for a relatively low cost. Below, we demonstrate just a few of the advantages of stone-coated steel roofing for your home. Cost The cost of stone-coated steel roofing is right in the middle … Read more