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Improve Your Home With Proper Ventilation Within the Attic

Some homeowners never venture up into their attics. It’s merely an open space above the living area. Every homeowner should be familiar with their attic, however. The health and energy efficiency of your household depends on a well-ventilated attic. In fact, your roof can also be impacted. Below you will learn all about proper ventilation so that your home performs well under outside temperatures. Contact JBS Roofing Today for an Inspection Heat Rises Arizona has both dry and wet seasons when it comes to heat. For a good portion of the year, the heat within your attic can reach well…

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Choose the Best Insulation for Efficiency

When it comes to attic insulation, you’ve probably heard about R-value and what it does. If not, here’s a brief explanation: “An insulating material’s resistance to conductive heat flow is measured or rated in terms of its thermal resistance or R-value — the higher the R-value, the greater the insulating effectiveness. Installing more insulation in your home increases the R-value and the resistance to heat flow.” That’s great information but how do you know the right amount to use in your home? You need to remember that R-value is additive. If you have exterior siding or 2×6’s in your home, your R-value will be higher than a home without…

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How to Inspect Your Roof

Your roof may look like a simple, layered surface. Overlapping tabs create a barrier to the elements. In reality, it’s an incredibly complex system that requires an inspection at least once a year. Homeowners should be proactive about their role when it comes to inspections. You can hop up to the roof’s surface and look around. Accompany your evaluations with professional inspections for a roof that lasts many decades. Getting Above it All It’s possible to inspect your roof from the curb by using some binoculars. However, the best way to see every issue is by venturing to the roof’s…

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Signs Your Roof Might Need New Asphalt Shingles

Homeowners are advised to inspect their roof at least twice a year. This may seem as though it is excessive, but it is extremely important. If you spot a problem early, then you may be able to prevent your roofing system from failing. Roofing inspections before monsoon season are the most important for preventative maintenance. The heavy rain can cause serious damage to your roof and structure of your home. Inspections are also important after the winter months. The moisture and temperature changes that occur during the winter months can cause your roof materials to expand and contract, which can…

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The Fall Months Are a Great Time for Roof Repair

The Fall Months and Roof Repair The fall months are a time of transition and change. If you have any concerns about your roof, there’s no better time to take care of it than during the fall. If you have roof worries of any type you shouldn’t delay taking action. We can send someone out to right away with a quick estimate. Don’t make a mistake and wait. Fall Roof Repair Can Reduce Your Monthly Heating Bills Heat has the ability to rapidly make its way out of roofs that require repair work. Roofs that have problems aren’t exactly the best…

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Benefits of Repairing Your Roof in Summer

Your roof is obviously one of the most important parts of your house, which makes it essential that you regularly have it inspected and maintained to ensure it remains in good condition. Of course, it is inevitable that your roof will need to undergo at least some repairs over time and there will eventually come a time when every roof needs to be replaced. In this sense, summer is by far the best time to have any necessary Phoenix roofing work done as it enables you to take advantage of all of the following benefits. Cheaper, Easier and Quicker There…

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3 Simple Steps to Choosing an Arizona Roofing Contractor

When you want roofing services, you do not just pick any contractor, but you will start by finding out the names of the most reputable technicians in your local area. As a responsible property owner, you need to be clear on how to assess the work history of contractors and select the roof installer or repairer with exemplary skills. Homeowners must also consider if the roofing company is easy to get along with. You will then discuss the project pricing while not forgetting the roofing materials and the methods to resolve any work disagreements. Step One: Finding a Reputable Arizona…

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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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