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Category: Roof repair

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What Are the Best Roofing Materials for Commercial Buildings?

People often think of roofs as structures that last forever. They’re sturdy and resilient, allowing many people to overestimate their lifespans.  However, the average asphalt shingle roof has a lifespan of 25 years. Commercial roofs vary, but few last longer than 50 years. As a business owner, you become responsible for replacing your roof when

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Hail Damage and Roof Insurance: Can You File a Claim?

Storm damage is a leading cause of hail damage roof insurance claims. No one can predict when a storm will hit or how much damage it might do, but they can cause significant damage. If you recently had a hail storm in your area and now have roof damage, can you file a claim? If

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What Can You Do Against Storm Damage to Your Roof?

At some point in time, your roof will almost surely suffer some form of storm damage. From high winds to heavy rain to snow and everything in between, the elements can have quite a negative impact on a residential roof.  What you might be wondering, though, is what you can do to protect your roof

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How to Calculate the Cost of an Upcoming Roof Replacement

If you’re considering a new roof in Danville or Champaign, Illinois, it’s a good idea to understand the potential costs of the project. Today, it’s hard to find worthwhile investments. A roof replacement is one of the top investments that you can make. First, your new roof will perform better. You’ll save on utilities, and

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Roof Repair or Replacement? What to Consider Before You Decide

According to Remodeling Magazine, a new roof can add between $15,000-$24,000 to the value of your home. This number is appealing to homeowners. However, like anything of value, it comes with a price.  The average cost of a new roof ranges from $8,000-$15,000. Therefore, homeowners deciding between roof repair and replacement shouldn’t take their decision lightly.

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5 Signs You Have Had a Bad Roof Installation Job

Did you know a roof installation can bring an almost 80 percent return on investment? With so much to gain, getting a new roof doesn’t seem as painful, but it definitely can be. With a bad roof installation, an entire world of problems can arise and it’s important to know how to spot them. Luckily,

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Emergency Roof Repair: What You Need to Know (And How to Act)

When an emergency strikes, speed is always of the essence. This is true for every kind of emergency, including roofing emergencies where a property’s structural integrity and contents may be at risk. The sooner you contact a reputable roofing company and take the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family, and your belongings, the less impact

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The Dangers and Drawbacks of DIY Roofing

Do-it-yourself projects have become a way of life for many people in recent years. A study established that at least 84% of the participants engage in DIY projects. Their main reason is they have a lot of spare time. If you want to try out DIY roofing, give it some thought first. Forget about those

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8 Roof Replacement Mistakes to Avoid for New Homeowners

As a new homeowner, you might be fired up to get your new home in tip-top shape. You’re probably looking around and making lists of all the home improvement projects you want to tackle.  Sure, you can paint and clean up the yard easily enough yourself. But when it comes to high price home improvements

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