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Why Flashing Must be Properly Installed

Your roof is only as good as the materials used in its construction. Similarly, how effective it is will depend on how well the flashing is installed. Flashing acts as a key barrier to keep moisture out. Yes, it’s for aesthetics purposes too, but mainly it’s designed to keep moisture from leaking into the creases … Continue reading “Why Flashing Must be Properly Installed”

3 Reasons why you need a good gutter system to complement your roof

Gutters and roofs go hand in hand. One helps the other, and both help the overall structure of your home as well as the surrounding landscaping. Most roofers install gutter systems that complement the residential roof they just installed. The importance of gutters simply can’t be underestimated. Your gutter system should be capable of diverting … Continue reading “3 Reasons why you need a good gutter system to complement your roof”

What’s Posing a Danger to Your Roof?

  Overhanging trees…buildup of algae and moss…moisture…all of these occurrences can damage your roof and you won’t even know it until it’s too late. While your roof may be relatively new, it can fall victim to the surrounding environment, temperature extremes, animals and more. Check out the many factors that can contribute to roof damage … Continue reading “What’s Posing a Danger to Your Roof?”

Spring Cleaning the Roof: A Checklist

Spring is here, and with it comes warmer temperatures that prompt everyone to enjoy the outdoors. This is a perfect time to inspect the condition of your roof, see how it fared through the winter and give it a good spring cleaning as you look ahead to the hot days of summer. It’s generally wise … Continue reading “Spring Cleaning the Roof: A Checklist”

Re-Roof vs. New Roof: What’s the Difference?

You may have used these two terms interchangeably in the past, but the truth is, they’re two distinct things. How do you really know if you need a re-roof or a brand new one? The average homeowner spends $6,600 to install a new roof in this country, according to Home Advisor, with factors affecting price … Continue reading “Re-Roof vs. New Roof: What’s the Difference?”

Basics of Cold Weather Roofing

While Texas temperatures are quite mild much of the year, temps do dip below 30 a handful of days per year. While roof replacement and repair is best left for warmer months, sometimes circumstances arise that precipitate the need for more timely service. That said, roofing in cold weather presents its own set of challenges, … Continue reading “Basics of Cold Weather Roofing”

Top 5 Causes of Roof Damage in Fort Worth, TX

From weather to pesky critters, there are many reasons why your roof in Fort Worth TX may experience damage over the years. Some things — like making sure you choose a reputable roofer to ensure the use of quality materials — are within your control, while others are not, especially when it comes to Mother … Continue reading “Top 5 Causes of Roof Damage in Fort Worth, TX”