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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 that 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 monsoon season. Is your roof ready for…

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Why Summer Is The Best Time To Have Your Roof Repaired

Summer presents the perfect time to start your roof repair in Phoenix project.  The sun is shining, there isn’t any rain, and weather conditions are favorable, in general. While there are many do-it-yourself projects to undertake, there are some important aspects to consider before starting on your roof. Harm and Fatalities An estimated 2 thousand people die each year from falling off roofs. This number accounts for homeowners undertaking do-it-yourself projects, but it also accounts for professionals. The issues that cause this are slippery surfaces, pest damage, gusts of wind, leaves and other debris left on the roof that cause…

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Considerations for Installing Tubular Skylights Metal Roof

Tubular skylights are small, narrow skylights that fit in very small places. With highly reflective interior walls, the effect of a tubular skylight in your home can be as bright as a spotlight on a sunny day. Tubular skylights metal roofs are an efficient way to bring an abundance of natural light to dark spaces, and they are appropriate for small rooms, such as bathrooms, closets or laundry rooms. Although Commercial tubular skylights are fairly simple to install, they do require precise cuts in the ceiling and the exterior roof, so it is best to leave this task to a…

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Make Your Next Roofing Project Green

Green Phoenix shingle roofing can mean anything from conscientiously using recycled/recyclable building materials for a roof to creating energy efficiency and savings through use of solar panels to creating an actual living garden on your roof. If you have decided to make your house part of the effort to help the environment and minimize the wastefulness that accompanies many traditional methods of roofing construction, there are several ways to ensure that you are constructing a roof that is helpful, not harmful to the planet. Solar Energy It seems to have taken far too long for people to understand solar power…

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Roof Flashing Repair Answers

Courtesy of gravity, one immutable law of nature is water will always flow relentless down a slope. As it runs downward, your roof flashing allows it to pass harmlessly over any cracks, crevices and gaps in your building’s exterior. While caulking is fine for weather proofing small gaps, such as around doors, windows and eves, caulk should not be confused, or substituted, for flashing. If your roof flashings are damaged contact Jim Brown & Sons Roofing for a free estimate today. What is Flashing? Roof flashing is a layer of waterproof material, typically a metal such as aluminum, that prevents…

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The Most Common Causes of a Leaky Roof

When you find water coming into your home, you’ve got a leak. Although roof leaks can seem to be straightforward, there are many reasons that a roof may begin to let water into your home. By being able to identify the most common reasons a leak may form, you may be able to help your trusted roofer find a solution faster. JBS Roofing specializes in all roof types. Contact us today for a free Phoenix roofing estimate. The Flashing is Cracked or Old Flashing are pieces of metal that are installed around roof penetrations. They essentially form a barrier to…

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