Wood Shake Roofs: 3 Tips for Success in Hot Climates

If you love the classic, rustic appearance of the wood shake roof, then you may wonder if this roof type is a good choice for a home in the state of Arizona. The good news is that wood shake roofs can stay in great shape for many years, even when exposed to the hot Arizona…

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Troubleshooting Your Roof Drainage Troubles

Your home is a significant investment.  As such, you want to protect and enhance that investment. One means of doing so is with the installation of gutters and downspouts to direct rainfall away from your home. Even in a dry state like Arizona, we can experience heavy rainfall, leaving homes that lack adequate drainage in…

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Roof Flashing: All About This Important Roof Component

Metal flashings are an important component of a roof. While roof flashings may not cover large areas of your roof, this component performs the task of helping to keep your roof leak-free around the perimeter. Read on to learn more about roof flashing and how to keep yours in good condition. Roof Flashings Function Roof…

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Maintenance Tips for Tile Roofs

A tile roof is a durable choice that goes well with a variety of exterior types, from the traditional stucco of the southwest to more modern options. Follow these maintenance tips to ensure that your roof lasts for as long as you own your home. Annual Cleaning Dirt and debris on your tile roof don’t…

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3 Metal Roof Problems to Watch For

A metal roof is one of the more durable roofing options you can place on your home, but it is not immune to problems. Fortunately, you can reduce or eliminate issues by knowing the most common problems that can occur with your roof. A watchful eye combined with a quick call to a roofer can…

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Keep Your Tile Roof From Suffering Pest Damage

Birds, rodents, and insects can live under your roof tile and create damage when they nest, chew, and leave droppings in the area. In some cases, pests may also carry disease and parasites. Here are some top strategies for protecting your tile roof from pest damage and intrusion. 1. Check the Eave (Roof Drainage Line)…

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Why You Should Keep Tree Branches Away From Your Roof

Strategically placed trees add to the aesthetic appeal of your property. However, if planted too close to a structure, they can be a problem. Tree branches overhanging a roof can cause damage in a variety of ways: Leaves and twigs can accumulate on a flat roof and block up scuppers and/or drains. Falling branches can…

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Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Roof Eaves

Your residential roof consists of more than just the shingles covering the surface or the underlayment below. The roof edges, commonly referred to as the eaves, are more than just the end of your roof. Eaves consist of two main components — the soffits and the fascia — which work together to create an end…

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Dangers of a Leaking Roof in Your Commercial Building

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Any building with a leaking roof is bad news. However, the issue is exacerbated when the leaky roof is attached to a commercial building because more people may be affected. Everyone from your staff to your customers might suffer from effects of the leakage. Below are some of the main dangers from a leaking commercial…

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