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  • Which Roof Gutter Guard Is Best for Your Part of the Country?

    How essential are roof gutter guards? For homeowners in areas prone to bushfires, they are arguably a vital added protection for your home. In other areas, they're just darn handy since your gutters will no longer be clogged with leaves. This means that your gutter drainage pipes will not become blocked, which is something you really want to avoid. You don't want a blocked pipe or drain to cause excess water to flow back towards your roof, where it has the potential to find a way inside your ceiling cavity where it can cause significant (and expensive) damage.
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  • Metal Roofing: Tips for Proper Care and Maintenance

    A prolonged lifespan is one of the primary advantages of choosing to install residential metal roofing. However, you must carry out regular maintenance work to prevent accelerated wear and tear of the surface. Moreover, proper care and usage will help in preserving the aesthetic appeal of the roof and, subsequently, the entire home. Here are some simple tips on promoting the longevity of metal roofing. Clean the Roof You should blow off or sweep the roof regularly to prevent accumulation of debris.
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  • What To Expect During A Roof Restoration

    If your roof is in bad shape, you can opt to have a roof restoration done, instead of undertaking a complete re-roof. A roof restoration service is much cheaper and will take less time to facilitate. Unlike a re-roof, your current roofing will not be taken out so your home will remain protected at all times. Through a roof restoration, you can bring back the integrity of your roof, as well as its looks.
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  • 3 Considerations to Make Before Installing Metal Roofing Over Shingles

    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?

    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

    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

    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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  • How To Achieve Energy Efficiency With Your Roofing Choice

    Thanks to recent innovations in the roofing industry, many people can now have green roofs over their heads. Better still, enhancing the energy efficiency of your roofing does not have to be expensive. Here are a few upgrades on your existing roof that will help achieve overall energy efficiency. Cool Roofs Lighter in shade than conventional asphalt shingles, cool roofs generally deflect both light and heat energy away from the roofs surface instead of absorbing them.
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