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How Do I Spring Clean My Roof?

How Do I Spring Clean My Roof?   Now that winter is finally behind us, it’s finally time for spring. With the new season comes the annual spring cleaning, and this time be sure to spring clean your roof as well. The snow and ice that melted off your roof could’ve caused any number of […]

Careful! 5 Things That Could Endanger Your Roof

Careful! 5 Things That Could Endanger Your Roof Your roof shields your home or business from everything Mother Nature has to offer. Whether it is snow, rain, ice, hail, your roof is the first and last line of defense against the elements. Many forget the importance of a durable roof and rarely think about it […]

Is Your Business in Need of a New Roof?

Is Your Business in Need of a New Roof? It’s hard to know when your commercial building is in need of a roof replacement. Roof maintenance and repair rarely cross the minds of business owners. After all, they already have their hands full with various other pressing matters.  However, your roof may cause thousands of […]

Difference Between Blistering and Hail Damage

Difference Between Blistering and Hail Damage The first step before any actual roof repair is to assess the damage and diagnose the source of the problem. Most of the time, this is an easy task for any competent roofing contractor. However, in some cases, it gets much more difficult to discern the real problem. And […]

How Do I Clean My Roof? The Dos and Don’ts

How Do I Clean My Roof? The Do’s and Don’ts If you’re reading this article, then it’s more than likely your roof is not as crisp and clean as it used to be. In some areas your shingles look faded, in others, they look darker. So you figured it’s about time to give it a […]

Roof Replacement Process: The 5 Steps

Roof Replacement Process: The 5 Steps   A thorough roof replacement process is much more complex than it may seem. Any experienced contractor knows that it is not just tearing off the existing roof and replacing it with a new one. But before any home or business owner can go forward with this home improvement […]

Shingle roof leak from snow in Dayton Ohio

3 Ways to Prevent Snow Damage to Your Roof

Snow damage to your roof may not be as obvious as other storm damage. In Dayton, Ohio, if there is one thing we are known for it’s our unpredictable weather. Many Dayton residents feel the scorching heat of the summers, the intense rain of spring, and the abundance of snow in the winter. And it […]

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5 Reasons To Get Roof Leaks Fixed ASAP

 We know that home maintenance tasks are not the most exciting way to spruce up your home, but that doesn’t mean they should be ignored!  A roof leak is a good example of something homeowners should fix immediately – a small leak in a roof can lead to over $20,000 in repairs of flooring and […]