Those dark streaks on your roof are a type of algae that live off the minerals in the roofing shingles. Algae doesn’t damage your roof but it sure looks bad. It thrives in moisture, so it’s seen most often on shaded or north-facing roof slopes that don’t get a lot of direct sun. To Get…Details
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Roofing terms like soffit and fascia may be familiar to you. But, do you really understand what these words describe? We’ll try to explain these important parts of your roof in simple terms.
The City of Lebanon, local businesses, and charities have planned several events in April that are worth marking on your calendars. Here are 5 that will appeal to most residents. If you know of others, leave a note in comments to share with the community.
When the snow starts to pile up and icicles are twinkling off your eaves, you may find yourself dealing with a leaking roof. There are several reasons winter roof leaks occur. Regardless of the reason, a repair is now indicated. Here’s what you need to know to start the process. Roof Inspection The first thing you…Details
Radon Action Month – Got Radon? What is Radon Gas? Radon was discovered by Friedrich Ernst Dorn in 1898. Radon is a chemical element with symbol Rn and atomic number 86. It is a radioactive, colorless, odorless & tasteless noble gas. It is formed as a result of the breakdown of Uranium, which occurs in…Details
An inch of rainfall doesn’t sound like much. But when it falls on an average-size roof, it adds up to a 1,900-gallon torrent sluicing off the eaves. That’s an awful lot of water that can cause an awful lot of damage if your gutters aren’t up to the task of controlling it. Yet we barely…Details
Having a roof inspection before you notice leaks will mitigate more costly repairs that further damage would require. Your roof is exposed to the elements which can cause multiple insults to your home’s roof. Sun, wind, water, hail, mold and even debris can all cause roofing problems which may go unnoticed until the problem becomes…Details
When it comes to insurance lingo, laws and construction estimating…you’re not on a level playing field with the experienced insurance company. But, although you may be unfamiliar with your policy and the process in general, there are laws and rules that give you rights. Use them to negotiate and recover the full benefits you’re entitled…Details
Warranties are the safety nets that guarantee your home’s protection against the elements for years to come. As constant exposure to the changing weather can deteriorate your roof system over time, it’s crucial to have a safety net to fall back on so you won’t have to worry about untimely expenses. So, what do roof warranties…Details
Do you need a new commercial roof system for your building or office? If so, you’ve probably been putting it off because of the cost. The tax code didn’t really give business and commercial property owners much of a break when making that purchase either. That no longer is the case with the new tax code that was passed…Details