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The Anatomy of a Roof

The roofing basics are much more than the composite shingles that you see on the outside. A well-structured roof is an integrated system of several components working together to protect the entire property. Understanding this anatomy can be crucial for you, as a homeowner. What looks to you as a single surface is more than

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Helpful Tips for Roof Spring Cleaning

The winter months can be harsh on shingles and the roof on the whole, so as a sensible homeowner, it is crucial to think about your roof’s spring cleaning and inspection. Not only will it make your home look better, it will also extend the roof’s life. Here we have put together a comprehensive checklist

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Taking care of your roof

Helpful tips for taking care of your roof during winter months

For property owners, each season brings different types of challenges for the protection and maintenance of the roof. While the summer season can cause heat-related issues, the winter season can often cause the greatest amount of damage.  During the winter season, the variances in temperature from cold weather to the heat of the sun can

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Could Your Roof Be Damaged from the Recent Hail Storm?

Even a fast-passing hail storm can result in significant damage to your home’s roof. It’s not uncommon in Texas to have up to golf ball size hail that seems to come out of nowhere. These storms can cause thousands of dollars of damage in just a matter of minutes. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to

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metal roofs

Metal Roofs v. Composite Roofs: What to Consider

We receive a lot of questions from clients who are planning to install, repair or replace their roofing system. One of the most common questions we receive are about the pros and cons of metal roofing and composite shingle roofing. Although both of them are widely used today, the type of roof you would want

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Fall Roof Inspections

Why you should get your roof inspected during autumn

An annual roof inspection is an important part of your overall home maintenance. A professional inspection will alleviate any concerns you may have about your roof, and will ensure your roof is safe in every respect. While any time of the year is convenient for a roof inspection, there are few good reasons why you

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How to Choose the Right Roofer

Finding a professional and reliable roofer can be a challenging task, but it’s vital you make the right decision. A poor job can mean costly roof repairs in the future. You need to choose a roofer who is equipped to address your roofing needs with dedication, experience, and a proven track record of success. Afterall,

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Keys to buying a home

Why Roof Inspections Are Critical When Buying a Home

When you are buying a new home, you are making one of the biggest purchases of your life. But before you close on a deal, think about getting a roof inspection done.  A roof inspection is one of the most important aspects of buying a new home as it can identify any hidden issues before

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Spring storm damage to roofs

Benefits of a Professional Roof Inspection to assess Storm Damage

Texas is no stranger to spring & summer storms, especially during tornado season. While most of these storms don’t pack the punch of the more disastrous tropical storms or hurricanes, they can still wreak havoc on your home. In fact, storm damage is prevalent from April through July because of the seemingly nonstop barrage of

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