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Preventing Algae Infestation on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Preventing Algae Infestation on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Asphalt shingle roofing systems, for all their advantages in appeal, durability and affordability, are often plagued with a common problem present in humid areas—blue-green algae. Gloeocapsa magma, more commonly known as blue-green algae, actually appears as black streaks across asphalt shingles. They do little to harm the roof structure itself but they can be an unpleasant sight, which is why many homeowners take steps to get rid of them as soon as they pop up.

All About GAF Roof Deck Protection Products and Why You Need Them

All About GAF Roof Deck Protection Products and Why You Need Them

As North America’s largest manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing systems, GAF also offers a wide variety of supporting materials that complete their roofing products. These features are part of the GAF Advanced Protection System that greatly improves both a roof’s life span and performance. These include the waterproof seals and underlayment that support the… Continue Reading

GAF StainGuard Plus™: Features and Benefits

GAF StainGuard Plus™: Features and Benefits

Scientists refer to them Gloeocapsa magma; to a professional roofer, they are known as blue-green algae. To the average homeowner, however, they’re an eyesore that ruins curb appeal. These unsightly microbes leave brown or deep green streaks across the roof’s surface collectively, making your property look old and unkempt. Continue Reading

The Importance of Regular Gutter Maintenance

The Importance of Regular Gutter Maintenance

You may have already heard experts recommend regular gutter maintenance and timely gutter repair and their importance to your home’s longevity. It may sound unlikely, but let us elaborate on how such a small component can have a big impact on your home—and why maintenance is a must. Continue Reading

4 Things to Do When Preparing for a Roof Repair

4 Things to Do When Preparing for a Roof Repair

It’s important to maintain your roof as it’s an integral component of your home’s structure. That said, if you notice signs of roof damage, like leaks, mold growth, and missing shingles, make it a point to address them immediately. This ensures your best protection through the years and spare you from costly problems. Continue Reading

Importance of Open Communication During Your Roofing Project

Importance of Open Communication During Your Roofing Project

If you’re planning to replace your roofing in Hampton, VA, consider the essentials for the best results. You need to choose the right materials, prepare a sufficient budget, and set a convenient schedule. If you’re unsure of your options, however, you can always ask your trusted contractor for suggestions. Continue Reading

Gutter Trouble: Common Gutter Problems Homeowners Face

Gutter Trouble: Common Gutter Problems Homeowners Face

Gutters play an important role in the overall roofing system. The problem, however, is that they can accumulate various issues over time. Constant exposure to the harsh elements can do quite a number on them. And when that happens, you’ll need emergency gutter or roof repair services. Continue Reading

Why Choose GAF® TruSlate® Premium Roofing System?

Why Choose GAF® TruSlate® Premium Roofing System?

Slate stands the test of time with its unmatched strength and beauty. It can last for centuries and still keeps its functionality and charm intact. However, many people get discouraged from installing slate roofing for their home since it requires a significant amount of investment. Continue Reading

Prolonging Your Roofing’s Lifespan

Prolonging Your Roofing’s Lifespan

The roofing is one of the most important aspects of your home. However, whether your roofing is brand new or years old, it’s sure to have some sort of problem every now and then. With the following tips, you can steer clear of roofing woes and instead lounge snugly at home. Continue Reading