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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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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. 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,…

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Improve the Comfort of Your Home by Picking the Right Attic Insulation

Insulating systems are designed to reduce the 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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After the Monsoon – Be Aware of Storm Chasing Roofers

The United States experiences all types of weather extremes, such as the extreme beauty of a sunset on a clear night, extreme heat, tornados, thunderstorms, hurricanes, extreme dryness, and extreme rain. The extreme weather that we experience in Phoenix, Arizona, is the monsoon season when the wind and rain can wreak havoc on roofing materials. For example, the annual rain in Arizona is 12.5 inches a year and nearly half of Arizona counties receive half of their rainfall in the monsoon months that run mid-June through mid-August. Every year during the monsoon season, the local news spreads information on the…

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Monsoon Season Is Upon Us, Is Your Roof ready? It’s Not Too Late

The monsoon season is here, and it runs through the end of September. A typical Arizona monsoon season includes: Winds in excess of 40 mph can blow shingles off of roofs and send overhanging branches crashing onto roofs Large hail that can damage roofing material to the extent that it allows rain to pass through it into your home Heavy rains that will find gaps in roofing, flashing, and vent boots and lead to water damage and mold Your roof is your home’s best protection against the damaging weather that occurs during the monsoon season. Is your roof ready for…

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When to Choose Tapered Roof Insulation

Positive drainage, whether in new construction or applied in re-roofing jobs, is just plain good roofing practice. The goal of positive drainage is to reduce, if not eliminate, any standing water that results from what is called “ponding.” This effect is the result of a dead-level roof deck where there is no slope in the design to allow positive drainage. The drainage solution for a flat roof is the latest in modern materials that has produced a professional and effective system design for any project: Tapered Roof Insulation. Benefits of Using Tapered Roof Insulation There are advantages to using tapered…

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How to Tell If You Have a Roof Leak Before Damage To Your Home

How do you know if you have a leak in your roof when you live in a place where it rarely rains? Kind of hard to tell, right? We can go a record-breaking number of days without rain and then get hit full force with torrential downpours and unpredictable heavy rainfall. Unlike other states where light showers occur regularly and may alert you to a sign of a leak, Arizona homes are far more susceptible to incurring costly damage if a leaky roof goes undetected. Now is the perfect time to have your roof inspected to prevent potential leaks before the…

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