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November 08, 2016 What does your warranty cover?
 What does your roof warranty actually cover? Your roof warranty isn’t something you think about until you need it. It’s a good idea to know about your roof warranty and what it actu...
October 24, 2016 Hiring a roofer
 Four tips to remember when hiring a roofing contractor There is a big discrepancy between the number of people who claim they can fix your roof, and the number of people who actually can. Roofi...
October 06, 2016 Tips for repairing a leaky roof: Don't
 Tips for repairing a leaky roof: Don’t Everyone knows to grab a bucket and place it directly beneath a roof leak to limit interior water damage. But beyond that, most homeowners have no i...
September 30, 2016 Need a new roof?
 Need a new roof? Be careful about who you hire to do the work When John Plaff of Pasco, Florida paid John Iacovino, owner of Ike’s roofing, $8,800 for the roof he installed, he thought ev...
October 14, 2015 Thatch Roofing
 Thatch roofing What is thatch roofing? I was in the Caribbean and noticed huts or houses with what looked like big leaves of some kind as roofing. I remember watching a beautiful young woman w...
September 02, 2015 Phishing Scams
 Contractor phishing scams target seniors So-called phishing scams (so named to sound like “fishing”) are designed to obtain people’s personal information—such as credit ...
August 12, 2015 Roof Maintenance Tips
 Roof Maintenance Tips If you want your roof to last a lifetime, you have to maintain your roof on a regular basis.  Maintaining your roof is a lot more difficult than you would expect, b...
August 04, 2015 Responsible Roofing
 Tags: roofing, responsible roofing, roofing safety, roofing tips, roof contractors, roofing guidelines Responsible Roofing The most important part of building or remodeling a home is inst...
May 01, 2015 Four Tips to protect yourself
 Four tips to protect yourself from dishonest roofers Martha Morales has had a difficult couple of years. Last year she nearly lost her home to foreclosure but she was just barely able to save h...
March 31, 2015 Keeping an eye on your roof
 Assess winter damage now Roofing experts recommend inspecting your roof twice a year. One of those times should be just before winter to make sure your roof is ready for harsh winter weather. T...
March 24, 2015 Do not pay up front!
 Better Business Bureau warns homeowners to be wary of springtime scams They say April showers bring May flowers, but the onset of spring brings other things too. Unfortunately, one of those thi...
March 19, 2015 OSHA violations can cost homeowners $$
 Maine roofer faces charges for ignoring safety hazards A roofing contractor based out of Greene, Maine is currently facing charges of contempt after ignoring safety hazards and refusing to pay ...
February 24, 2015 Be on the look out for roofing scams
 Be on the lookout for roofing scams If you live in the West, you know that spring came early this year. With warmer weather comes all the home maintenance work that’s been on hold through...
February 02, 2015 Ice dams not as harmless as they seem
 Ice dams not as harmless as they seem   Those icicles forming on the edge of your roof might look nice, but they’re actually a sign of something anything but pleasant. If icicles ar...
January 13, 2015 How much will my new roof cost?
 How much will my new roof cost? If the time has finally come to replace the roof on your home, you’re probably wondering how much it’s going to cost you. There’s no easy answe...
July 07, 2014 Hiring a roofer
 Hire a roofer who can finish the job Replacing the roof on your home is hard enough when everything goes smoothly. But when a homeowner chooses a roofing contractor that can't be trusted to do ...
July 01, 2014 National Roof Week
 National Roofing Week a great time for homeowners to learn about roofs How can you tell if your roof is in good condition or if it needs repairs? How do you know whether your roof needs to be r...
June 16, 2014 Tips for avoiding costly roof repairs
 Tips for avoiding costly roof repairs Roofs are designed to withstand the elements and protect your home from all kinds of damage. Unfortunately, roofs can only take so much before they start t...
April 28, 2014 Roofing Scams
 Roofing scams target the elderly When 79-year-old Lorraine from Queens, paid a “roofer” $1,950 to clean her rain gutters, fix the flashing on the roof, and waterproof her shingles, ...
February 12, 2014 Cool Roofs
 Green roofs and cool roofs have unintended consequences These days, global warming is a pretty hot topic. A lot of attention is being paid to how industrialization, especially in urban areas, c...
January 08, 2014 Contractor Scams
 Don’t fall for roofing scams For whatever reason, scam artists are drawn to the construction industry, and roofing is no exception. Roofing scams come in all shapes and sizes but the bott...
December 18, 2013 Some things to watch for on your roof
 Keep an eye on your roof When it comes to taking care of your home, the roof is something often overlooked. Unlike the carpet, walls, wood floors, and other features that you see every day, you...
December 06, 2013 Take care of your roof this winter
 Take care of your roof this winter Whether you live in Chicago and get buried in snow each winter or you live in California where temperatures might drop below 60 every once in a while, winter ...
December 02, 2013 Inspect your flashing
 Inspecting your roof? Don’t forget the flashing It’s your roof’s job to protect your home from the elements. But one element in particular is more difficult to control and tha...
November 26, 2013 Time for a roof inspection
 Last chance for roof inspection Ask any roofing expert and they will tell you that you need to inspect your roof at least once (preferably twice) a year. And the best time to do it is in the mo...
November 22, 2013 Green Vs Cool
 Green roofs vs. cool roofs When it comes to environment friendly roofs, there are two main competitors: green roofs and cool roofs. Green roofs are green not just figuratively but literally as ...
November 14, 2013 Tips for Roof Maintenance
 Roof maintenance projects you never thought of Your roof is arguably the most important feature of your home. It is the barrier between your home and the outside world. To make your roof last, ...
November 04, 2013 Fall rain gutter maintenance
 Fall rain gutter maintenance With the fall season well underway, the trees are quickly shedding their leaves. They are troublesome for homeowners who have to worry about raking them up. What ma...
October 21, 2013 Metal roofs are not just for commercial buildings
 Metal roofs not just for commercial buildings For many people, asphalt shingles are the only way to go when it comes to replacing the roof on their home. It’s what almost everyone does. A...
October 11, 2013 Types of shingles and their advantages
 Everything you need to know about roofing shingles With Fall upon us it’s time to talk about roofing. The Fall season is a busy time for roofers; the mild weather is perfect for long hour...
October 07, 2013 Tips for low slope roofs
 Tips for low slope roofs Low slope roofs, or commercial roofs, don’t have much in common with residential roofs. They both protect buildings from the elements and they both wear out over ...
September 30, 2013 Adding on to your home? Don't forget the roof.
 Adding on to your home? Don’t forget the roof You always know a bad remodel when you see it. You may not be able to put a finger on why it’s bad, but you know it’s bad. Often ...
September 26, 2013 Tips for gutter maintenance
 Tips for rain gutter maintenance When it comes to home maintenance, the rain gutters and downspouts are often overlooked. Compared to other aspects of your home that might need attention, the r...
September 23, 2013 Time for a new roof
 Time for a new roof A good roof can last you decades. But every now and again the time comes to think about having a new roof installed. It can be a tough decision with so many options and thin...
September 16, 2013 Leave roof work to the professionals
 Leave roof work for the professionals It may not surprise you to learn that roofing is considered one of the ten most dangerous jobs in America. You might assume that it is due in large part to...
September 05, 2013 Summer Roofing
 Summer is the season for roof repair. Summer is the season for fun, relaxation, and vacations. It’s also the season for roof repairs. Not surprisingly, the latter doesn’t get the sa...
August 29, 2013 Recycle your roof
 Turning roofs into roads When you decide to have your roof replaced, the roofing company will of course start by tearing off your current roof. If you’re like most people, your roof will ...
August 16, 2013 Regular roof maintenance improves longevity
 Regular roof maintenance improves longevity of your roof A properly installed roof can last for decades. But only if it is well-maintained. The key to getting the most out of your roof’s ...
July 29, 2013 Things you never knew about roof leaks
 Things you never knew about roof leaks You might think that roof leaks are pretty self-explanatory. It rains hard, the elements wear holes in your roof, and rain then gets beyond your roof, int...
July 23, 2013 Inspect your roof
 Summer the best time to inspect your roof Summer is going by fast, and with it, the best time to do some roof inspection and maintenance. So if you know it’s been awhile since your roof h...
June 28, 2013 Questions for your contractor
 Eliminate the wrong contractors by asking the right questions The roof is one of the most important parts of a home. Not only does it protect your home from the elements and keep it structurall...
June 17, 2013 Solar Roofing
 Solar roofing gaining popularity Until recently, solar roofing was an option only available to the wealthy. Recent developments and financing options have made solar roofing systems much more f...
June 13, 2013 History
 A brief history of roofing materials The go-to roofing material has changed throughout the years with each one having its own strengths and weaknesses. The choice for a roofing material goes be...
June 10, 2013 Spring Cleaning
Spring is here, and there is no better time to take a look at your roof and do a little maintenance.
May 31, 2013 Leaks
 A few things you may not have known about roofs A common misconception about roof leaks is that the source of the leak is somewhere near the spot where it is coming through the ceiling....
May 30, 2013 Roof Maintenance
 Roof maintenance can prevent roof replacement A high quality, properly installed roof is an important investment. It will protect your home from the elements for many years. However, failure to...
May 23, 2013 Tips for roof replacement
Tips for roof replacement
May 06, 2013 Maitenance
 Spring maintenance for your roof Now that the weather is getting warmer and sunnier, it’s a good time to go outside and take a hard look at your roof. Harsh winter weather can really take...
April 26, 2013 Pick the right contractor
Pick the right contractor
March 25, 2013 Lead Paint
 National Poison Prevention Week spotlights lead-based paint For one week a year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services emphasizes the importance of educating people about the dangers...
March 20, 2013 Roof Selection
 When selecting what type of roof you want your home to have, there are 4 main considerations for you to take into account: cost, durability, aesthetics, and architectural style. Since you likely...

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What does your warranty cover?
 What does your roof warranty actually cover? Your roo...