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Various Types of Roofing Tiles and Their Benefits

Tile has long been a popular roofing style around the world, especially in places that are hot, such as Phoenix, Arizona. However, many homeowners associate tile roofs with clay tiles. While it’s true that clay tiles are a great roofing material, other types are also available, which can make tile roof repair easier. Below is a more in-depth look at roofing tiles and their benefits. Clay or Spanish Titles Let’s start off with the most popular type of roofing tile. Clay tiles have been used for roofs for hundreds of years. One reason for their longevity in a changing market…

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Roof Leaks: Here’s What You Should Know

Your home consists of a building envelope, which includes the foundation, walls and roof. The rooftop provides shelter from weathering elements so that the structure can stand for many years to come. Over time, however, your roof can suffer from roof leaks because of aging materials layered across the deck. At some point, you may need to deal with roof leaks at your home. Here’s what you should know about roof leaks so that you are prepared for any surprises during the next rainy season. Potential Causes Your rooftop may look perfect from afar, but leaks aren’t always obvious from…

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A Few Things To Avoid For Your Commercial Flat Roof

Avoid getting on the roof Roofs are unpredictable, and the less time you spend on them, the safer you are. To some building owners, the roof may seem inviting, but full inspections should be left to the professionals. At Jim Brown & Sons commercial Roof contractors, we have the equipment and training to safely walk and assess your commercial roof. Although it may seem easy to climb on the roof, there are other complications involved, especially if your roof or building is unsafe. You also need to consider harnessing and fall protection as well as the danger presented for others…

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Roof Tune-Up Signs

Roofing Systems and Routine Maintenance Sessions You should always take your roofing needs seriously. A good roof can keep your property comfortable and safe for decades at a time. If you want to make sure your home always feels 100 percent comfortable and pleasant, you need to make sure its roof is always in A+ shape. Routine professional tune-up sessions can do a lot for people who care about the condition of their roofs. If you want to maintain a roof that’s effective and problem-free for a long time, you should learn how to identify roof repair signs that suggest…

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When Should I Think About Re-Roofing

When you think of home remodeling projects, your mind probably drifts to glamorous new bathrooms or fully appointed kitchens. You probably don’t think about your roof, but perhaps you should be looking for a good roofing company. Your home may be the greatest investment you’ll ever make, and your roof is an essential component to protecting it from the elements. Re-roofing ensures that your home is ready to handle the worst that nature can throw at it, and it can also boost its resale value, significantly improve its appearance and even prevent costly repairs in the future. If you’re still…

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Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind Roofing Syndrome Cures

A roof of a home or business is like oil and lubricants are to an automobile, and if regular Commercial Roof Maintenance goes unattended, significant damage occurs. However, the “Out of sight, out of mind” approach to roofs has remedies neatly tucked into a simple management plan. A fundamental knowledge of the parts of a roof helps you understand what does and does not need attention. Let’s consider the simple construction of the most important parts of any roofed structure. Properly Fitted Flashing Usually made of copper, steel, or a galvanized alloy, the flashing goes around the base of vent pipes, skylights,…

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Improve the Comfort of Your Home by Picking the Right Type of Attic Insulation

Insulating systems are designed to reduce movement of heat, control moisture, and to enable proper ventilation. A poorly insulated home isn’t only an energy hog, but also an uncomfortable place to live. The attic is an important home insulator, and it can help greatly in controlling long-term energy utility expenses. It is estimated that a well-insulated house can reduce energy bills by more than $600 yearly. The main trick is determining how much attic insulation you need and the best material to use. Do You Need More Attic Insulation? In case you or your contractor at JBS Roofing note that…

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After the Monsoon – Be Aware of Storm Chasing Roofers

The United States experiences all types of weather extremes, such as the extreme beauty of a sunset on a clear night, extreme heat, tornados, thunderstorms, hurricanes, extreme dryness and extreme rain. The extreme weather that we experience in Phoenix, Arizona, is the monsoon season when the wind and rain can wreak havoc roofing materials. For example, the annual rain in Arizona is 12.5 inches a year and nearly half of Arizona counties receive half of their rainfall in the monsoon months that run mid-June through mid-August. Every year during the monsoon season, the local news spreads information on the areas…

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Tile Roof Repair How To:

There are numerous causes for roof tile damage. It can seem like a hassle to repair or replace them, but it can be done on a budget, and tackling the job sooner rather than later will save additional expenses down the road. Consider these tips to save money on your next tile roofing repair Phoenix project. Locate Leaks Discovering where the issues are ahead of time can save a lot of money and headache. However, discovering leaks can be an issue. Hire a professional to discover the causes of leaks. For instance, damaged or cracked roofing tiles can cause leaking,…

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How HVAC Units Can Affect a Commercial Roof

The key of JBS Roofing Phoenix to happy customers and employees is to keep your commercial building cool at all times. During the hot summer months, this means that your HVAC system will need to work overtime. If your building makes use of rooftop HVAC units, there are several problems that can occur. These issues can adversely affect your commercial roof, which is why it’s important to keep each unit well maintained. Tech Issues Caused by Human Error Maintaining an HVAC unit that’s installed on a rooftop can be a difficult job for anyone, even for experienced technicians. Though unintentional,…

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