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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 is…

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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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Measure Your Roof Safely

Measuring from the ground is a technique not widely known outside the JBS Roofing profession. While the idea of measuring a roof from the ground may seem absurd, it is possible to get enough information for accurate measurement without ever setting foot on a ladder. Obviously, measuring from the ground eliminates the risk of falling from your roof. The methods below can help you to measure an entire roof from the ground and to order your materials. Getting a Rough Measurement of Rectangular Roof Sections You can get an approximate measurement simply by counting the number of shingles from left…

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Considerations for Installing Tubular Skylights Metal Roof

Tubular skylights are small, narrow skylights that fit in very small places. With highly reflective interior walls, the effect of a tubular skylight in your home can be as bright as a spotlight on a sunny day. Tubular skylights metal roofs are an efficient way to bring an abundance of natural light to dark spaces, and they are appropriate for small rooms, such as bathrooms, closets, or laundry rooms. Although Commercial tubular skylights are fairly simple to install, they do require precise cuts in the ceiling and the exterior roof, so it is best to leave this task to a…

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The Continued Growth of Roofing Sustainability

Over a decade ago, businesses and homeowners started becoming more aware of their carbon footprint. As a result, they started looking for ways to lower their impact on the environment by looking for sustainable and green options. This push affected everything from automobile to the roofing industry. During this time, roofing companies like JBS Roofing put great effort into being environmentally conscious and developing eco-friendly business models. The roofing industry became a major focus for environmentally concerned individuals thanks in part to asphalt shingles. This type of shingle is still one of the most commonly used type of roofing material…

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Make Your Next Roofing Project Green

Green Phoenix shingle roofing can mean anything from conscientiously using recycled/recyclable building materials for a roof to creating energy efficiency and savings through use of solar panels to creating an actual living garden on your roof. If you have decided to make your house part of the effort to help the environment and minimize the wastefulness that accompanies many traditional methods of roofing construction, there are several ways to ensure that you are constructing a roof that is helpful, not harmful to the planet. Solar Energy It seems to have taken far too long for people to understand solar power…

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