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Replacing the Roof? Replace Your Gutters Too!

Replacing the Roof? Replace Your Gutters Too!
When you’re replacing the roof on your home, you’re probably conscious that it’s a big investment in your property. If you don’t have a solid roofing system, your home is susceptible to a host of problems, from leaks to mold. The main threat to a roof — and your entire home — is water. That’s why you need an effective drainage...

7 Signs of a Weak Roof and What to Do About Them

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If you have a weak roof, there is no time to waste — you need roof repairs. It’s surprising how quickly roof damage can overtake an entire structure, especially a part of your home that’s specifically built for durability. Immediate intervention is necessary; otherwise, your roof is at risk of collapse. There are seven clear signs of...

Prevent Roof Damage Caused by Animals

Prevent Roof Damage Caused by Animals
You might think of roof damage happening mostly due to storms or age. But critters are another major source of roof damage. They might not mean you or your home any harm, but through nesting, burrowing and just existing, they create roof problems that translate to whole-home problems. They Are Cute, Cuddly — and Destructive Squirrels, mice,...

4 Benefits of Hiring a GAF Roofing Contractor

4 Benefits of Hiring a GAF Roofing Contractor
You may have heard about GAF roofing contractors. Judging by the looks of the roofs of friends and neighbors who have used these contractors, you know it’s not a marketing tactic — there is something to this GAF business. But what exactly can you expect from a GAF roofing contractor that isn’t guaranteed elsewhere? Below are the...

Why Improper Attic Insulation Is Bad for Your Roof and Your Home 

Why Improper Attic Insulation Is Bad for Your Roof and Your Home 
Attic insulation should never be an afterthought. But for roofing contractors without a wide breadth of experience and longevity in the industry, it could be, to the detriment of your new roof and your entire home. When installing a roof, it’s important to make sure the material used is top-notch, and that extends to what’s beneath the shingles,...

When to Plan for a Roof Replacement 

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A roof replacement is a major home update — one of the most expensive maintenance jobs. Roofs are designed to last a long time — 20 years or more — and maybe yours has, but the wear and tear from the hot Utah summers and cold, unforgiving winters is starting to show. At what point in your roof’s life should you start preparing...

Should You Install a Skylight?

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Debating on whether to install a skylight can be never-ending if you start reading the countless arguments for and against this roofing upgrade (or downgrade, the alternate opinion). If you’re replacing your roof and considering working a skylight into the redesign or you want to add one to an existing roof, make sure you’re fully informed on both...