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Get Your Roof Inspected Before Monsoon Season in AZ

Why You Should Have Your Roof Inspected Before Monsoon Season in Arizona As spring rolls around, most people in Arizona start thinking once again about monsoon season. Typically, this season begins in June and lasts through to September. For many, it’s an excellent relief from the relentless heat of summer. For others, it’s a nuisance that doesn’t end soon enough. Regardless of where you fall, it’s essential to test your roof’s integrity before it all starts. Every year, monsoon season keeps the phones ringing off the hook. Homeowners that didn’t get their roof inspected before monsoon season immediately regret their…

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Inspecting Roofs In Phoenix After Solar Installation

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 environment such as rain, monsoons, dirt, wind, and heat…

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

Summertime 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 its…

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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 replacement.…

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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 roof repairs or replacement. Hire a Roof Inspection Professional In Phoenix While it may seem like a simple job, attic inspection is best left to a professional. No matter how long you have owned…

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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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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 a roof inspection in Phoenix AZ at least once a year. Homeowners should be proactive about their role when it comes to roof inspections in Phoenix. You can hop up to the roof’s surface and look around. Accompany your evaluations with professional roof 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…

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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 roof 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…

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