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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5 Reasons to Choose Metal Roofing for a Rental Property

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Metal roofing is an interesting product – it heats quickly when exposed to heat, and cools quickly once the heat source disappears. This can be of benefit in reducing utility bills. Metal can also be aesthetically pleasing, improving the appearance of property.  Attractive properties are easier to rent, and tenants tend to stay longer. A…

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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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3 Materials for an Eco-Friendly Yet Fashionable Roof

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An attractive, fashionable roof can add tremendous curb appeal to your home, while an eco-friendly roof can add lasting value. Combine these two characteristics into the ultimate roof replacement to not only improve your quality of life, but also receive significant benefits when you decide to sell your home. Here are three materials to consider…

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3 Facts About High Temperatures and Asphalt Shingles

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The Phoenix area experiences high temperatures that routinely exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the hottest months. If your asphalt shingle roof system is looking a little worse for wear, high heat may be the cause. Here’s what you should know about hot weather and asphalt shingles.

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Solar Tubes: A Great Addition to Your Home

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Homeowners in Arizona take great pride in their homes and naturally want to ensure that any addition is both functional and visually pleasing. One terrific upgrade that meets both of these criteria is solar tubes. Installing this innovative feature in strategic locations around your house will make your residence even more attractive and comfortable than…

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4 Roof Tips to Keep Your Home Naturally Cool

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Living in a hot environment can make keeping your home cool expensive. Instead of upgrading your air conditioner, however, consider upgrading your roof. You can make changes to your roof that will naturally keep your home cooler. If you want to lower your energy bills and keep your home naturally cool, check out these four…

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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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