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Signs That It’s Time to Invest in Gutter Protection

Signs That It’s Time to Invest in Gutter Protection

A gutter protection system is usually just an afterthought, but it’s actually one of the best retrofits you can buy for your home. It serves one very important purpose: to keep any kind of debris out of your gutters and downspouts. Simply covering your roof’s drainage system can dramatically minimize your entire home’s maintenance needs. Continue Reading

The Dangers of DIY Roofing Projects

The Dangers of DIY Roofing Projects

According to HomeAdvisor’s 2017 True Cost Survey, 47% of baby boomers, 56% of Generation X and 60% of millennials are do-it-yourselfers. While DIY has its rewards, such as potential savings and a sense of accomplishment, some home improvements are better left in the hands of professionals. One of those hands-off projects is roofing work. Continue Reading

4 Ways to Prepare Your Roof for the Winter

4 Ways to Prepare Your Roof for the Winter

Regardless of the material or the location, the winter season is always tough on the roof. The weight of snow can break the rafters and cause the affected portions to cave in. Apart from moisture damage, ice dams act as an outdoor hazard too. Prolonged presence of snow and ice can lead to leaks, as… Continue Reading

What Makes Slate the Superior Roofing Material

What Makes Slate the Superior Roofing Material

Nobody can argue that slate is an attractive roofing material. It may not be for everybody, but it’s still relevant in the 21st century because it continues to evolve. Its weight, which usually attracts criticism, is hardly a factor anymore because of thinner and lighter modern variations on the market today. Continue Reading