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How AZ’s Sun and Extreme Heat Can Affect Your Shingles

Summer time is here and has already bought incredibly strong sun rays that guarantee you’ll be seeking shade if you’re outside. While your roof and shingles are designed to withstand many weather extremes, excessive heat combines with sunshine beating down constantly can have negative effects if your roof is not brand new. Jim Brown and Sons Roofing sees a wide variety of roof damage when we perform roof inspections and roof repairs. Sun damage on older shingles and heat to a roof can be extreme and can also increase the damage to a roof, causing the need for replacement before…

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Why a Roof Inspection is Important

A roof inspection is a process that will determine the integrity of your roof and determine what, if anything, is needed to ensure it does not run the risk of leaks or other issues. Our roofing specialists are always available to come out to your home, look at your roof and discuss your options. The following outlines what roof inspections offer to you as a homeowner. Honest Evaluation Getting a checkup for your roof is a proactive measure that will let you know if your roof is still viable, or it is in need of repair. There are several different…

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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…

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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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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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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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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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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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