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Don’t Wait for it to Rain to Repair Your Roof!

The Phoenix Valley recently experienced several extended rainy days. When this happens, we always receive an influx of calls as many homeowners experience water damage from roof leaks. The rain is definitely good for the roofing business and will wreak havoc on your home if the roof is in need of repair. How can you, as the homeowner, possibly know that your roof needs to be repaired unless the rain lets you know? There are several signs to look for. There is also something you can do to be proactive versus reactive. Signs Your Roof is in Need of Repair…

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Why Do Roofs Leak?

  No matter what type of roof your home has, it will leak at some point in time if not maintained and cared for. Performing preventative maintenance or having annual inspections from a professional roofing contractor in Phoenix can ensure these leaks don’t lead to bigger issues. Below are some of the main reasons your roof might leak. Damaged Flashing Flashing is the thin metal pieces that are installed underneath the shingles of your roof. They are placed over the joints to create a barrier against moisture and prevent water damage inside your house. When flashing develops cracks from weather,…

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What are the Benefits of a Silicone Roofing System?

Maintaining the integrity of a commercial roof should always be a top priority. Whether it is multi-family housing or an office building, silicone roof coating provides years of leak-free functionality. It is applied in liquid form and comes in several colors with white being the most popular. The benefits it brings make it a good choice.   Reduced Cost of Maintenance While rain and wind can cause damage over time, the sun is a roof’s biggest enemy. Extended exposure to ultraviolet rays can break down the structural integrity of a roof and eventually make it useless. Using a white silicone…

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3 Things That Are Involved in an Attic Inspection

Roof Ventilation: What’s Involved in an Attic Inspection? You may think that if the roof is not leaking and seems to be holding together, nothing is wrong. The reality is many small problems could be hidden away and ongoing, especially if the ventilation system is not working properly. This is why a thorough inspection of your roof and attic is very important before moving on to repairs or replacement. Hire a Professional While it may seem like a simple job, attic inspection is best left to a professional. No matter how long you have owned and lived in a home,…

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What is the Process if My Roof is Damaged?

Your roof is always exposed to the elements and can very easily become damaged from a passing storm at any time of the year. Aside from loose shingles, strong winds and hail can also wreak havoc on gutters, paint and doors. Leaks can form, forming mildew and causing damage to the inside of your house. If you are having trouble with your roof, call an experienced roofing company for a consultation. If there is damage, the company can help you with an insurance claim. This process happens in three important steps. Inspection After a storm, your first inclination may be…

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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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