What Does Roof Replacement Include?

Replacing a roof is an extensive job. Of course, this fact is common knowledge. What is not so commonly known is what roofing materials go into replacing one’s roof. It certainly involves more than shingles. A total roof system consists of differing roofing materials to make a solid roof that will last for years to…

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Roof Dry Rot: What You Need to Know

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If you have ever noticed rot on your roof, you likely have become worried. A rotted roof is a homeowner’s worst nightmare, especially if you have no idea what to do about it. In this guide, you will learn more about dry rot, the ways to get rid of it, and the steps you can…

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5 Ways to Keep Roof Sheathing Healthy

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The roof sheathing material, also called the roof deck, is the roof layer beneath your shingles and tarpaper that adds support and keeps your roof strong. But since it’s typically made of some type of wood (such as OSB board or plywood), this layer is highly vulnerable to damage if it gets wet. Here are…

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Different Types of Flashing and What They Do

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The flashing on your roof is a critical component of weatherproofing since it protects the roof’s most susceptible spots from the elements. But different spots and different types of roofing may use completely different types of flashing. Here are some of the different types of flashing that can be found on a typical roof and…

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5 Things That Can Damage Your Roof’s Underlayment

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Your roof is composed of several layers: the decking, the underlayment, and the roofing shingles themselves. But even if your roofing shingles look okay, your roof could experience damage to one of the lower layers. Here are five things that can damage your roof’s underlayment. 1. Inexpert Installation There are several ways that incorrect installation…

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