Have a 20-year-old roof? You may lose your homeowners insurance

Replacing your roof may be necessary to renew you homeowners insurance. Older homes and homes in some areas where the weather can damage a roof are being targeted for stricter home owner insurance. Some roofs that are 20 years or older are automatically being rejected. Roofs that pass a home inspection may not pass an […]

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What’s The Difference Between A Gable And Hip Roof For My Insurance?

In parts of the country where high winds are common a hip roof is the best way to save on your wind insurance. But this savings is not without some stipulations. There are exact calculations and engineering that must be involved to ensure your house falls within the proper range. Being that a hip roof is […]

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Installing Metal Roofing

Metal rooftops are not only unique, colorful, and stylish, but they can keep your home safe from water and weather for many years to come. If you are installing a beautiful new metal roof yourself, here are some tips for avoiding common mistakes. Following this advice can help you avoid costly repairs later on. Watch, learn, install, […]

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How to Wash Your House (8 photos)

Oftentimes people fear causing permanent damage on the exterior of their house if they were to clean it. Laura Gaskill gives tips on how to properly clean the exterior of your house with hoses and pressure washers, without causing damage to the paint. Some advice that she gives that really stands out is knowing which […]

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High Performance PVC Roofing Membrane Benefits

Interested in a worry free roofing system for your low-sloped or flat roof? Check out our IB Roof Systems. IB Roof Systems uses highly reflective PVC and comes with a lifetime residential transferable warranty. They are able to offer a lifetime warranty because this product cannot fail. They pride themselves on professionalism and handle all […]

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A roof-over is when there is another layer of shingles put on top of the original layer, meant to strengthen the roof. Many homeowners will choose this option over a roof replacement because of the cost. There are several ways to tell if a house has had a roof-over. One way to tell is that […]

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Essential GAF Roofing System Components for Your Seattle Home

GAF Roofing knows that replacing a roof is about the full treatment. GAF offers a lifetime warranty because it is one that is built for the ages. Deck Armor, Tiger Paw or Shingle Mates materials have the best ability to waterproofing your roof. They lay flatter than other shingles. Materials used are made to decrease […]

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Tear Off the Roof Deck and Prepare for Shingle Installation

When preparing for shingle installation one of main areas of importance is making sure your surface is completely clean in order to see any possible damage like rotted wood or cracked boards that was located under the old shingles and to make sure the new roof will adhere properly. After the old roof is torn […]

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Tips to Help Find and Fix Air Leaks in Your Home

There are some very useful tips to help find and fix air leaks in your home. You should start by checking your attic, basement and crawl space. You can also do what is called a smoke test. You can hire a pro as well that will help you out. They can also give advice on […]

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How To: Identifying a Failing Roof and Danger Signals

Faulty roof structure posses a risk to any Seattle home and it's occupants. Photos in this video show signs of roof damage, its effects and are meant to aid in assessing if your home is at risk. If any of these warning signs are discovered, you are urged to resolve them quickly as the damages become progressively worse […]

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