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High Definition Isn't Just For TV. It's Also Great For Your Roof.

High Definition Isn’t Just For TV. It’s Also Great For Your Roof.

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Remember when you thought the picture on your TV screen looked just fine? Then High Definition televisions hit the scene with beautifully crisp images and you wondered how you ever watched that old, grainy picture before? Well, get ready for HD roofing near you! Although it’s actually been around for a lot longer than HD TVs, it’s gaining popularity more and more as homeowners spend more time nesting and want to express their style through the architecture of their homes. But high definition roofing (also referred to as “dimensional shingles” and even “architectural shingles”) does more than just look great….

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9 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Roofing Contractor

9 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Roofing Contractor

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Next to used car salesmen and politicians, home improvement contractors may be one of the most mistrusted groups of professionals on earth! Sadly, homeowners have a right to be skeptical. There is no shortage of stories about disappearing contractors, contractors who start out strong but take forever to finish a job, do shoddy work or are generally unpleasant to work or communicate with. The good news is that there are excellent, reputable contractors out there. The task of finding them falls to you. But you’re not doomed to the whims of fate. You do have ammunition to help you vet…

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Recognizing Winter Threats To Your Roof

Recognizing Winter Threats To Your Roof

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Winter is coming! That can mean snow, ice, wind, even freeze-and-thaw days that can wreck havoc with everything from your driveway to your roof. And while some wear and tear can’t be avoided, there are certainly red flags that mean you may be in for more than you anticipated sooner or later – whether that means a leaky roof, drafts or even mold. Here are a couple of things to look out for as a homeowner that may mean it’s time to upgrade, repair or protect your roof before small things become big headaches. Overhanging Trees And Limbs Whether they’re…

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The Care And Cleaning Of Gutters

The Care And Cleaning Of Gutters

By | Roofing

Gutters on your home are designed to direct water away from the foundation and protect your house from water damage. But gutters can only do their job when water can flow freely through them. In the fall, clogged gutters become one of the most common homeowner problems and even though it’s a relatively simple one to solve, many people either don’t think about it or get too busy and don’t take care of it until it’s too late. These are a few problems that can result from clogged gutters and how you can keep them from affecting your home. Mold…

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It May Be Time For A Total Roof Replacement

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There are a lot of clues that it may be time for a roof replacement, but not all of them are obvious. Since a total roof replacement can be costly and time-consuming, it’s important that homeowners learn those indicators. Recognizing the signs you need a new roof before too much damage is done can help you keep your home ­– and your budget – intact. After the rough winter New Jersey just experienced, scheduling a roofing contractor for an inspection might be your best bet. What Are the Signs You Need a New Roof? Here’s the thing about a leaky roof: the…

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