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Inspecting Roofs In Phoenix After Solar Installation

Should You Have Your Roof Inspected After Installing Solar? Common Solar Devices Installed on Arizona Rooftops The main reason to consider a solar device on your roof is to save money on your electric bills by using an alternate power source. Your most sustainable option for electricity is solar energy. The installation of solar panels is a good investment for any home. Solar panels consist of mostly solar cells in a specific order with supports constructed from insubstantial metals like aluminum. Solar panels are suitable for both residential and commercial rooftops here in Arizona. In most cases, protection from the…

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How To Keep Arizona Critters Off Your Roof 

Common Pest Problems on Roofs In Arizona Rats and mice are common for homeowners in Phoenix, Arizona, due to their exceptional sense of smell. Even the slightest scent of food can draw these pests to your home. These unwanted rodents have numerous ways to get into your home by chewing. Once inside, they spread very quickly. Rats and mice will make nests in the rafters in your attic and your walls. These nests are a serious threat to your roof because substantial damage can be caused by all different types of local rodents. Another common issue is birds because their…

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How to Deal With a Leaky Roof In Arizona

Although the Arizona monsoon season has come and gone without much rain, the winter months are approaching, and you can expect some rainfall in the coming months. When your roof leaks, the water can damage all kinds of things in your home, depending on the severity. If it’s severe, it can pour water into the interior of your home, which puts you at risk for ruining your belongings or causing water and moisture damage that could lead to mold and a need for new insulation to be installed.  You may see bubbles or blisters on your ceiling resulting from the…

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Best Tile Roofs For Arizona Homeowners

Types of Tile Roofs Found In Arizona A lot of homes in Phoenix, Arizona, have tile roofs due to typical weather. The three most common are sand-cast, clay, and concrete. Due to the temperatures, monsoons, and storms, tile roofs offer you more protection for your home. A different installation technique is necessary for each material. When you combine tile roofing with our Monsoon-proof rain gutters, you can assure that your roof and surrounding property will be protected for years to come.  Sandcast Tile Roofs Sandcast tile roofs have a lot of the same characteristics as clay tile roofs. The material…

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History of Residential Roofs in AZ 

In Arizona, roofing systems have always played a vital role in the aesthetic appeal and functionality of any standing shelter. The evolution of materials used and roofing techniques has been driven primarily by what functions best in our unique desert environment. Until the mid-19th century, materials like clay, wood and slate were the most popular choices for roofing in the southwest. Around the turn of the 20th century, new materials such as asphalt were used for low- and steep-sloped roofs. Asphalt shingles were a U.S. invention first used in 1901. Since then, asphalt shingles have remained the most popular type…

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Protecting Your Home from Floods and Water Damage

Arizona presents its own unique set of challenges for homeowners when it comes to protecting their properties from the outdoor elements. While it’s essential to be mindful of the extreme summer heat, monsoon storms can be even more aggressive, causing severe damage to houses, gardens and other structures. Because the Arizona soil is extremely dry, water doesn’t absorb very well and increases the likelihood for severe flash flooding. Roadways and neighborhood layouts can also lack the necessary drainage systems needed to ensure these floods don’t send water onto your property. For this reason, it’s essential to assess and maintain your…

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When is a Flat Roof Replacement Necessary?

At some point, even a well-maintained flat roof will need to be replaced. The most common issues that lead to replacement are roof uplift, standing water, weather exposure and age. Despite these factors, research suggests that up to 80 percent of roofs are replaced before it is necessary. This is why it is important to get your flat roof inspected by a professional roofing company to see if repair or recoating versus replacement is still an option. Signs a Flat Roof Needs Replacement If any of the following factors apply to your flat roof, it is time to think about replacement.…

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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 roof 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…

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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 in Phoenix 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…

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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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