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Environmentally friendly roofing options

Environmentally friendly roofing options It is becoming a more common trend to adopt a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle. So many have tried recycling paper and aluminum, put timers on their lights, set thermostats differently when the home isn’t occupied, or even install low-flow toilets and other water-saving devices all for the sake of the environment. Most

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Six Reasons Metal Roofs Are Great Options in The Pacific Northwest

Six Reasons Metal Roofs Are Great Options in The Pacific Northwest Environmentally Friendly: It is 100% recyclable and when a metal roof has served its’ purpose, it can be recycled again! Asphalt shingles are harder to dispose of and sit in landfills once their lifespan is up. Metal roofing can also be installed “over” an

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What Are the Benefits of Replacing Your Roof?

What Are the Benefits of Replacing Your Roof?  Have you ever thought about the overall benefits of replacing the roof on your home? Here are five to take into consideration: #1. HVAC System Replacing your roofing will allow your HVAC system to work more efficiently.  When your HVAC system is being overworked due to there

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4 Ways To Prepare Your Roof For Spring

Remove Any Foreign Objects: It’s always a good idea once Spring rolls around to clean off any debris like branches, leaves, moss, and stray frisbees from last Summer to keep your roof looking nice and clean, but also to slow down the degradation of the roof. If there are sticks, moss, and frisbees up there

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Replacing a Skylight – Is it worth it?

Many homeowners have older skylights that need updating, but how do you know if you need to replace it with a new skylight or look into other options? Age If your skylight leaks occasionally and is within 5 years old, then it may only need a slight repair involving inspecting and resealing the flashing, glazing

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Roof Ventilation and Ridge Vents

Proper ventilation prevents moisture issues in your attic, premature aging of your roof, and shingle cracking. Roof ventilation will also help maintain a healthy indoor environment. When warm air from your home meets cooler air in your attic, condensation can occur. Proper ventilation will prevent this by making sure air escapes, prohibiting mold growth on

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CDX or OSB for roof sheathing?

The structural characteristics of both are equivalent, and it’s true that they can be used interchangeably.However, there are differences that roofers and homeowner’s should be aware of when constructing anew roof or starting a roof repair. The biggest difference between the two is how they react when exposed to large amounts of moistureover extended time

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Metal Roofing: Underlayment

$3,000 underlayment? Sounds crazy… here’s why: Metal roofs get HOT….& so will the underlaymentRoofs can be up to 20 degrees warmer than ground temperature.Metal roofs can conduct even more heat then a shingle roof.High temperature Ice & Water Shield can sustain up to 240° F No fasteners = No damagePoorly driven fasteners on underlayment can

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