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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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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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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What Causes Blisters, Wrinkles, and Ridges on Your Asphalt Roof?

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While a new asphalt shingle roof may last for decades, a poor quality roof, or one that’s improperly installed, could start to experience problems very early on. Wrinkles, blisters, and ridges are some of the problems often caused by installation or material quality issues. The following are common issues to be aware of that can…

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What Every Snowbird Needs to Know About a Tile Roof

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Many homeowners relocate — either for the winter or permanently — to the Valley from colder climes. They may be used to roofing options more typical for Northern states, like asphalt shingles, cedar shakes, standing-seam metal roofs, or even slate roof tiles. While you do see roofs with these types of materials in the Phoenix…

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The Dangers of Moss and Algae on Your Roof

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Have you noticed streaks of brown, black, or green on your shingle or tile roof? If so, you may have seen the signs of algae or moss developing. Moss and algae develop even under the hot Arizona sun, and they can wreak havoc on your roof and leave you with more issues than you thought…

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Is Your Roof Flashing Healthy? 6 Ways to Tell

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Roof flashing is the number one defense (and in some cases the only defense) your roof has against leaks at edges and other susceptible spots. And you’re often the only thing standing between the flashing and a roof leak because of neglect. Keeping an eye on your roof and its flashing contingent should be near…

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