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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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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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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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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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Increase Energy Efficiency by Insulating your Arizona Home

Most people associate insulation with keeping cold weather out of a home. The mental image you have of insulation is probably one of the snow falling outside and the insulation in the walls and attic keeping the warmth of the fire inside the house. While insulation can do that, it is equally as useful for keeping the hot air outside of a home on a scorching summer day. Basically, insulation exists to prevent heat transfer from one air mass to another. So whether you use it to keep warm air inside your home on a cold day, or warm air…