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Repair or Replace after a Storm?

The nightly weather report can warn you days in advance when bad weather is on the way. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to prepare for the damage that might be caused by high winds, flying debris and falling tree limbs. Your roof can really take a beating when the weather turns rough. Once the damage is done, it’s just a matter of deciding if your roof can be repaired, or if it would just be simpler (and more cost-effective) ... Read more

How Storm Damage Can Destroy Your Roof

Birmingham has survived many storms. Though our fair city has been spared Category 4 or 5 hurricanes, the devastation brought by the half-dozen Category 3 storms has reminded all of us to take storms seriously. Commercial building owners, with large expanses of low-slope roofing, must be particularly wary, given all the damage a storm can cause. (more…) Read more

Ways to Be Prepared for Roof Storm Damage Scenarios

Emergency roof repair can be very costly, and depending on the severity and location of any damage, it can also prove to be quite inconvenient and uncomfortable to you and members of your household. It's always much better to be prepared for damage to your roof from powerful storms, so you'll have a better chance of avoiding an emergency roof repair scenario. (more…) Read more

What You Need to Know about Standing Seam Metal Roofing

If the roof on your Huntsville-area home is due for replacement, upgrading to standing seam metal roofing is an option that's well-worth considering. Standing seam metal roofing systems typically last two to three times longer than shingle roofs and provide other impressive benefits including superb wind, hail, and fire resistance. (more…) Read more

How to Keep Your Landscaping from Damaging Your Roof

Landscape plantings can give a home a warm ambiance, but they can also cause costly residential roofing damage. Here's some helpful advice on how to keep your landscaping from damaging your home's roof. (more…) Read more

What You Need to Know about Attic Insulation

If you're like most homeowners, you might use your unfinished attic for storage, but you don't visit it often or give much thought to how well it's insulated. You might be surprised to learn that the amount of insulation on your attic floor directly affects your day-to-day life and your household operating costs. (more…) Read more

Why You Want Your Roofer to Clean Up After the Job

If you're planning to replace the roof on your Athens-area home, you might think it's inevitable that a roofing company will leave you with a mess and damage to your property and landscaping. It's perfectly reasonable to want your roofer to clean up after the job, because it not only shows respect, it tells you a lot about their company ethos and workmanship. If you use cleanliness as one of your top criteria when you're vetting companies and speaking with previous ... Read more

3 Ways to Give Your Roof Love in the Summer

The roof of your home is your first line of defense and protects you and your family from the elements. In Athens in the summer that means a glaring sun, summertime storms, and coastal winds. To increase the lifetime of your roof and keep it healthy and strong, try following these 3 tips: (more…) Read more

How to Increase Your Home’s ROI with Your Roof

  A roof replacement is a major investment for most homeowners. If the time has come to replace your roof, you should also look at it as an opportunity to increase your potential ROI. Here are three ways to maximize your home's value with a new roof: (more…) Read more

Are You Ready for Your Next Roof Emergency?

Mishaps, accidents, and natural disasters are a fact of life. It can be tough to plan for them and be prepared if something goes wrong, especially with your roof. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make sure you’re as prepared as possible for the next roofing emergency that comes your way. (more…) Read more
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