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What’s the Lifespan of my Roof?

What’s the Lifespan of my Roof?   The lifespan of a roof is affected by numerous factors. However, the most important component of this is the material used. We have listed some of the most common roofing materials and their average lifespan is listed below. EPDM (a type of synthetic rubber): 10-16 years Modified Bitumen: […]

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 […]

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 […]