3 Considerations to Make Before Installing Metal Roofing Over Shingles

Posted on: 8 June 2015

There are several methods for installing metal roofing ranging from DIY kits to methods used by professional roofing contractors. One of these methods is to install metal roofing over your current shingle roofing. Before you choose to have this method used, either by yourself or a professional, there are a few things you should consider. Here are three of those considerations. Reduced Noise One of the benefits to consider about installing a metal roof over your current shingles is the ability to reduce the noise during rain or heavy winds.
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When Is it Time to Get New Gutters for Your Home?

Posted on: 5 June 2015

Gutters and downspouts for your home may be more important than you realise. They direct rain and melted snow away from the sides and foundation of your home, so there is less risk of water damage. When water collects around the foundation of a home, it puts pressure on the concrete and in turn, cracks and leaks can form. Gutters and downspouts are therefore very important for avoiding repair bills when it comes to your home's foundation and for potential water damage inside the home, including mold cleanup.
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Finding a Leak in a Roof

Posted on: 4 June 2015

As a property owner, one of the most important areas to maintain and repair, if necessary, is the roof. A roof with a leak can develop into a major crisis, as structural damage can be caused by the constant presence of water. If you notice a leak in the roof of your property, you must take action to repair it, but first you must locate the leak. This is harder than it sounds, sometimes much harder.
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Roofing Made Easy: 3 Tips for Cleaning Polycarbonate Roofing

Posted on: 1 June 2015

Polycarbonate roofing, made from a thermoplastic material, is becoming an increasingly popular option, as it possesses superb mechanical, thermal and optical features. The installation is quick and easy, and the roofing is extremely durable, as it has an impact resistance that is 200 times higher than the impact resistance of glass. Although it is superior in many ways, polycarbonate roofing requires more caution when being washed. Here are three tips to follow.
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