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Keeping your tile roof clean and in good repair will ensure it lasts many, many years. Learn the common types of maintenance and repairs that need to be made to your tile roof.» Read more
As we mentioned in the general roof maintenance article, keeping your gutters clear of debris and removing hanging branches near the roof will help keep your shingles in top shape. Clean moss, lichen, and molds with a solution of water and chlorine bleach or other solvent. But what if your wood shingle roof needs repairs? […]» Read more
Prevent Repairs Keep your attic cool. This will prevent heat from building up under the shingles, which causes oils in the asphalt to dry, shortening their lifespan. Increase ventilation by adding turbine vents near the ridgeline of the roof. Turbine vents are heat driven, so when warm air rises from the attic, the turbine spin […]» Read more
If your home has a metal roof, it should last 40, 50 years or longer with regular maintenance. Taking care of problems early will help ensure you get the maximum possible service life! Repair processes vary widely depending on the type of metal roof. Whenever repairing a metal roof, be sure to use compatible materials. […]» Read more
If your home is your castle, then your roof is your best defense against invaders. Water, snow, ice, mold and mildew are all enemies waiting for their opportunity to strike. Protecting the integrity of your roof is critical to protecting the investment you’ve made in your home. Whether your roof is two years old or […]» Read more