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  • Can You Wait For A New Roof?


    Depending on the current age of your roof, you may be vaguely aware that roof replacement is something you've got to begin thinking about. However, you may hope to wait so you can take care of other home repairs or use the money on something else. Wondering whether you can wait or have to take care of things right away is a dilemma easily solved by taking note of the following.
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  • Understanding Some Of The Pros And Cons Of Choosing An Aluminum Roof


    If you want a metal roof placed on your home, then you may be surprised that there are several options available to you. While steel is often the "go to" material for metal roofing, it is not always the best choice. Aluminum may actually be a bit better for your home. If you want to know about some of the pros and cons of this material, then keep reading.  Pro - It Is Resistant to Corrosion and Lightweight
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  • Own A House With A Metal Roof? Here's What You Need To Know


    Metal roofing is ideal in warm climates because it reflects the sun's heat. This can help keep the costs of cooling the home minimal as compared to a home with an asphalt shingled roof, which absorbs heat. In fact, a metal roof can save 25 percent of the homeowner's energy costs. Another reason metal roofing is ideal in warm climates is because it provides a durable barrier to the environmental forces of nature, particularly strong wind and heavy rain.
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  • Did Hail Just Rain Down On Your Roof? Why You Need To Inspect It For Damage


    A hail storm isn't a pleasant event, especially because of the damage it can cause to your home's roof. It's possible that hail can cause extensive damage that will need to be repaired, and in some situations, cause the need for premature roof replacement. The hail may have been small but that does not mean the damage is as well. Consider getting a professional roof inspection after it hails for the following reasons.
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  • Rashes Popping Up On A Child's Skin? A Fireplace May Be To Blame


    Fireplaces are a great decoration in a home, but they can be a health hazard if they are left unclean. Unfortunately, a large number of children suffer from rashes caused by fireplaces. Here is what parents need to know about this problem and how a chimney sweep can help. Rashes Can Be A Sign Of Creosote Buildup Children who are developing rashes on the skin may be exposed to high levels of what is known as creosote.
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  • Need To Replace Your Roof? Different Roofing Materials And Gutters Available To You


    If you are replacing the roof on your home, you have many choices to make, including choosing the type of roofing materials you want to use, as well as the gutters you want to install. Below are some tips about this so the roofer can install your new roof. Types of Roofing Materials You do not have to put the same kind of roofing material on your roof if you do not want to.
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  • 4 Tips For A New Roof


    Any time you need to spend major money on something for your home, it can be stressful. High-ticket items, such as a kitchen remodel, provide not only a good return on your investment, but it's a fun and rewarding job — you get a new, pretty kitchen at the end! A new roof, while extremely important, also has a good return on your investment, though it might not seem as visible.
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  • 2 Alternatives To Using Asphalt Shingles


    Replacing your home's roof? If so, you'll need to make a decision about what kind of roofing material you should use. You can stick with the traditional asphalt shingles that are currently on your home, or you can switch to a different material that can be a much better fit. Before you rush into a decision you should know about these two alternatives to traditional asphalt shingles. Metal A metal roof has the potential to last longer than you'll ever stay in your home, with it having a lifespan between 20-60 years.
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  • The Buck Doesn't Stop At Repair: 3 Home Improvements To Include In Your Roof Replacement Budget


    Are you ready for a roof replacement? Are the repairs needed because of damage caused by wind or storms? You may have a set budget for the repairs whether you have an insurance claim or you are paying for the roof replacement out of pocket. Anyway, you finance your roof repairs, it is a good idea to include other home improvements in the budget. Here are some of the additional jobs to include with a roof replacement:
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  • 3 Indications That It's Time To Replace Your Roof


    Are you struggling with the question of whether or not to repair your roof or to have it completely replaced? Following are three strong indications that total replacement may be in order.  The Age of Your Roof  Roofs made from asphalt shingles generally don't last more than 20 years. Even though asphalt is fairly low maintenance, there's no real way to make it last longer or to revitalize it once it begins to show serious signs of wear and tear.
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