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What Is The Best Way To Clean A Dirty Metal Roof?

What Is The Best Way To Clean A Dirty Metal Roof?

What Is The Best Way To Clean A Dirty Metal Roof?

Having metal roofing can make your home more energy-efficient and enhance its appearance. While metal roofs don’t require a lot of maintenance compared to other roofing systems, they can become dirty. Having a dirty metal roof can negatively affect your home’s appearance and lower its curb appeal. (more…) Read more

Insulating a Metal Roof and Why It’s Important

Insulation exists to slow and reduce the transfer of heat through various surfaces. Modern roofs are almost always insulated, and metal roofs are no different. A well insulated metal roof keeps your heating bills down in the winter and your AC bills down in the summer. So how are metal roofs insulated? Do you have any options to choose from? Keep reading to learn the basics about insulating metal roofs. (more…) Read more
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How To Choose Between Metal And Tile For Your Florida Roof

When you return home to your North Port sanctuary every evening, you want to feel good about all you see. Lovely entryway, crisp window and trim lines, handsome roof. When you opt for a metal or tile roof, you can enjoy that feeling for decades.  (more…) Read more
How Many Layers Go Under My Metal Roofing?

How Many Layers Go Under My Metal Roofing?

You have seen the gleam and glint of your neighbors’ metal roofs throughout North Port. Those shiny metal roofs look beautiful, don’t they? Metal roofing is amazingly durable, and the cheerful colors stay bright for years. But what goes under metal roofing? If you have a metal roof installed, what layers should you consider besides the visible, beautiful metal roof itself?  (more…) Read more
3 Benefits Of Working With A GAF Master Elite Contractor

3 Benefits Of Working With A GAF Master Elite Contractor

Building contractors have all sorts of unusual phrases and words. What is a birdsmouth rafter? What does R-value indicate? What does GAF Master Elite mean? What benefits do you get when working with a GAF Master Elite contractor?  (more…) Read more
How Insurance Could Help With Your Roof Replacement

How Insurance Could Help With Your Roof Replacement

Homeownership can be perplexing, or even vexing. Why is the HVAC contractor charging more this year than last year? Should we have our wiring checked? When is roof replacement for insurance claims, and when is it something we just have to pay for ourselves?  (more…) Read more
5 Causes Of Metal Roof Leaks And How To Combat Them

5 Causes Of Metal Roof Leaks And How To Combat Them

Did you know you have a curb on your roof? Most homeowners are not familiar with roofing terms such as curb, step flashing, or rubber boots. But all those parts of your roof could be causing you problems. Contact your nearby neighborhood roofer if you have a metal roof and suspect a water leak. These five causes of metal roof leaks will be among the first places your professional roof repair contractor inspects. (more…) Read more
How Your Roofer Repairs Damaged Roof Shingles

How Your Roofer Repairs Damaged Roof Shingles

How long can you expect your North Port home’s shingles to last? It’s a bit of a woodchuck question: how long roof shingles last is however long they last, based on installation, quality of materials, repair history, and more. Yet that does not help you, the North Port homeowner, know when to call on your neighborhood residential roofer for repairs. So, here is your guide to getting shingles repaired or replaced.  (more…) Read more
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4 Things That Determine If You Need A Roof Replacement Or Repairs

The Great Debates of modern society include nature versus nurture, chocolate vs. vanilla, and roof replacement vs repair. For North Port homeowners, that last choice may well be the hardest. How does a roofer know definitively if your home’s roof can be repaired or must be torn off and replaced?  (more…) Read more
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What Kind Of Weather Can Roof Shingles Be Installed In?

It’s raining, it’s pouring, never mind about the old man’s sleep apnea. Now it’s a bit windy, a hurricane’s brewing, and is that hail? Oh, dear! My roofer is scheduled to install my new shingle roof this week! Can it happen in bad weather?  (more…) Read more
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