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Behind The Scenes Of Leaky Roofs, Cost, and Insurance

What does a leaky roof look like? Is it the slow drip-drip-drip of water soaking your attic insulation? Is it a patch of stained drywall on a ceiling you just notice five minutes before company arrives?  Most leaky roofs are not caused by heavy storm damage where half your roof peels away. No, a leaky roof can be a subtle, insidious thing that takes weeks to show itself. Let’s go behind the scenes of roof leaks to find out how you, the conscientious homeowner, can save yourself time, money, and heartache.  […]

2020-05-26T15:50:34-05:00Categories: Blog, Roofing|

5 Disasters You Risk Experiencing With Delayed Roof Repairs

Personal finance gurus often tell you to save for life’s unexpected challenges and to use credit sparingly for the fun stuff. Unfortunately, most homeowners — nearly 75 percent — avoid saving and too often borrow for vacations, says MarketWatch. Faced with a choice to get your roof repaired or go to Disney World, what would you do? […]

2020-06-03T16:31:06-05:00Categories: Blog, Roof Repair, Roofing|

Top Causes Of Roof Damage And How To Combat Them

Roofs may seem simple, but they are actually entire, complex, interrelated systems. From ridge vents to field shingles to soffit vents and more, a roof has many connected parts. If even one part fails, your whole roof can suffer. Even if you are doing preventative maintenance, your roof will still get damaged. Here are the 10 most common roof problems, along with ideas on combatting them through maintenance, repair, or replacement.  […]

2020-11-16T15:50:28-06:00Categories: Blog, Roofing|

How To Finance Your Next Roof Replacement

Two real-life problems: you need a new roof; you don’t have the money. We have all been in tight financial spots, but with roof replacement, you are risking everything you own when you delay. Think about it: your home’s roof protects all your other possessions. With an attached garage, that includes the family autos, too. For roof replacement that just can’t wait, you need financing from a local, reliable roofing contractor.  […]

2020-09-03T14:34:45-05:00Categories: Blog, Finance, Roof Replacement, Roofing|

How To Boost The Length Of Your Roof Warranty

A roof warranty is a type of insurance policy. It insures your roof against manufacturer’s defects — and sometimes against installer’s errors — for a limited time. The weaker the warranty, the shorter the time. Is paying extra for a better warranty worthwhile?  […]

2020-06-03T16:21:34-05:00Categories: Blog, Roofing, Warranty|

How To Tell Hail Damage Totaled Your Roof

Alabama is blessed to have very little snow, but this doesn’t mean our great state is free of ice. Hail, sleet’s much bigger brother, regularly peppers the state with damaging force. According to StormerSite, the city of Birmingham has had 77 reports of hail since 2004. Hail can not only dent cars and ruin landscaping; it can destroy a roof.  […]

2020-06-03T16:38:09-05:00Categories: Blog, Roofing, Storm Damage|

Behind The Scenes Of How Long Your Roof Replacement Takes

The word “average” is an interesting word. If you have two people in a room and one has $2 and the other has $98, on average they each have $50. While the average new residential roof takes about a day to install, that does not mean your roof will take one working day. Your roof replacement could be longer. So, how long does roof replacement take? […]

2020-06-03T16:37:08-05:00Categories: Blog, Roof Replacement, Roofing|

How To Choose The Best Residential Roofing Contractor

What are the hallmarks of the best residential roofing contractor? Should you look for a local address, manufacturers’ credentials, neighbors’ testimonials, or anything else? What makes one residential roofing contractor stand above the rest? This is not an academic question if your home needs roof repair, maintenance, or full roof replacement.  […]

2019-11-19T11:09:42-06:00Categories: Blog, Residential, Roofing|


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