Preparing your home for a roof replacement protects your living and outdoor spaces. Certain measures ensure the protection of your property and valuables.
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The roof defends your living spaces valuables and family from harsh elements and weather extremes. Given that, it endures a lot throughout the year. Professional maintenance and inspections help keep your roof in good shape.
The roof is the biggest contributor to your home’s curb appeal. This is why It’s important to choose products that are not only durable and long-lasting but easy on the eyes, too.
Replacing an old or damaged roof is a necessary step to continue enjoying shelter from the elements. The problem is roof replacement is a significant expense that homeowners often shy away from. It need not be ridiculously expensive, however, as you can make each penny count by observing certain practices.
The structural integrity of asphalt shingles does not dictate the strength of a roof. However, any sign of wear merits urgent attention. A good case in point is shingle cupping.
The punishing heat of Connecticut’s long, humid summer is bad news for roofs, especially the flat ones. The problems below are the usual products of exposure to extreme heat.
What is EPDM and what is it used for? EPDM stands for ethylene propylene diene monomer. In layman’s terms, it is an extremely durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane commonly used on commercial roofing systems.
Many homeowners like to tinker with their roof, sweeping or blowing off leaves and other debris, sometimes removing snow, and even replacing damaged shingles now and then. Unless you’re a certified roofer, however, that’s probably the extent of what you know about your asphalt shingle roof.
When you are looking to have your roofing system repaired or replaced, it is likely that you’ll contact several contractors for the project. Once you reach out to them, you will be presented with various prices. All you need to do is compare them–but how?
Are you thinking of adding a dormer to your space? It may be to add more square footage, to allow natural light to come in, for better airflow or just to break the monotony of your roof by adding some exterior details. Whatever it may be, adding dormers is a considerable roofing project that a homeowner should seriously think about.