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01 May How Do I Clean My Roof?

cleaning roof with pressure washerDirt, moss, mildew, debris—there are a myriad of things that can collect on your roof and make it look less than appealing. Sometimes dark or dirty spots on a roof indicate that your roof is in dire need of a repair, but at other times your roof could simply need a thorough cleaning. A roof is a big investment, so it’s important to take extra care as you approach cleaning it. Here is a look at the best methods for cleaning your roof.
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15 Apr What Are Green (Living) Roofs?

living roof in cityA green roof, also known as a living roof, is a roof that is partially or completely covered in vegetation—essentially a contained green space on top of a building. The American Association of Landscape Architects defines green roofs as a “lightweight, living system[s] of soil, compost, and plants,” and you’ll often find them in cities.
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15 Mar The Most Common Causes of Roof Collapse

Roof collapse might sound like something that won’t happen to you, but you’d be surprised—roof collapse is more common than you think. Here are some of the most common causes of roof collapse and what to do about them. Snow and ice If you’ve read anything about...

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08 Mar How to Get an Honest Roof Estimate

Looking to have your roof repaired or re-shingled? Here are some tips to getting an honest estimate as you shop around for the perfect roofing contractor. Go with an honest company. Of course, the first step you’ll want to take is to find a roofing specialist with...

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20 Feb Are Icicles Bad for Your Home?

During the winter, beautiful icicles dangle majestically from many roofs.  They give neighborhoods a Hallmark card feeling.  While you walk around and marvel at the beauty of the icicles, the though probably has crossed your mind “Are these bad for my home?”  As beautiful as...

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15 Feb Roofing Don’ts

If you are planning on getting a new roof or doing a small roof repair, there are a lot of things to consider.  Read below for our top four roofing don’ts that you should never do when repairing or replacing your roof.  Remember to always...

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08 Feb Understanding Roofing Leaks

Leaky roofs are a common but annoying problem that many homeowners face.  To prevent needing to rush around during a rainstorm placing buckets around your house, fix the leaks before they become a real problem.   However, finding the actual spot where your roof is leaking...

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