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How to immediately address a leaking roof

There’s never an ideal time for your roof to leak. If you do encounter this unfortunate circumstance, there are a few things you can do immediately to minimize the damage. First action when you encounter a leak in your roof is to cover or move anything that could be damaged by the water. This includes furniture, electronics and any other valuables or keepsakes you may have in your home. Next key action is to catch the water. You’ll need a...
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Roof Repair: What to look for

Your roof is one of the most valuable assets in your home. It’s important to give it adequate time and attention.  If your roof starts leaking, it likely requires repair. So what factors cause roof leaks, and how can you appropriately repair them?   Debris: As branches, leaves, sticks and other debris live on your roof, they can retain water on the roof. This water may eventually make its way into your home. Keeping your roof and gutters clean and...
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Preparing your children and pets for a roof replacement

In previous posts, we’ve addressed how to prepare the interior of your home and your yard/garden for a roof replacement. Now, we’ll address how you can best prepare your family, specifically children and pets, for a roof replacement. A roof replacement is typically a very noisy job that can take a number of days. This can be very disruptive to both children and pets. So how can you best prepare them?   Plan to keep your pets inside: Not only...
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Preparing your home for a roof replacement

In preparing for a roof replacement, you’ve probably spent a lot of time and energy focused on choosing a quality contractor, cost and scheduling the work. But what are the other considerations you need to account for to prepare your home for a roof replacement? Here’s a list of steps to take and things to consider to prepare your home for a new roof.   Clear out your attic: You may be storing various items in your attic. Before your...
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Tips for choosing a roofing contractor for your new roof

Choosing a roofing contractor is an important decision. Whether your roof needs repair or replacement, it’s a large investment in your home. It is important to hire an honest, accountable and reputable contractor. So what should you look for in a roofing contractor? Get recommendations from friends and neighbors: A quality roofing contractor is one with a local presence and a reputation of excellence in the community. Local contractors pride themselves on maintaining a great reputation in the community where...
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Evaluating repair or replacement for your asphalt shingle roof

Asphalt shingles are among the most popular roofing materials in the market. They are an attractive option because they are cost-effective and durable. They’re also relatively easy to install. So how do you know when it’s time to repair versus replace your asphalt roof?   Wear and tear on shingles takes the form of curling. Cupping is a type of curling where the roof is curving along the edges. Curving is a type of curling where the middle of the...
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Qualities to look for in a residential roofing contractor

As a homeowner, roofing is one of the most important and costly investments you will make in your home. With that in mind, it’s important to ensure that the contractor accountable for the work is reliable, trustworthy and produces quality work. So what should you look for from roofing contractors before hiring them to work on your roof?   A local reputation of excellence: A company with a local community presence is likely more committed to maintaining a favorable reputation...
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Things to consider before installing a metal roof on your Belleair, Florida home

Homeowners have a number of options when it comes to selecting a roofing material. Depending on your location, certain materials might make more sense for your roof replacement. Here in Florida, metal roofs are becoming increasingly more popular. Here are some considerations before putting a metal roof on your Belleair, Florida home.   Metal roofs are typically composed of steel, copper, aluminum or a copper/asphalt blend. You can select a metal roofing material that doesn’t look like metal. There are...
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What to look for in a commercial roofing contractor

Your business represents your livelihood, and protecting it is important. If your business is in need of a commercial roofing contractor, it’s important to do your research before selecting a contractor for the work. Here are some things to look for when selecting a commercial roofer for your Safety Harbor, Florida business.   A local presence with positive outcomes: Your commercial roofer should be someone with a longstanding local presence in your community. They should also have a verifiable local...
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Tips for hiring the best roofing contractor for the job

Finding and hiring a roofer to trust with projects on this part of your Palm Harbor, home can be a daunting task. It’s important to do your research and make sure you’re trusting the right contractor with this work. These tips can help you select the best professional for the job.   Check for insurance: No matter what the scope of work for the contractor you’re seeking, ensuring that they have insurance is a must. Check specifically for worker’s compensation...
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