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Roof Leaks: Here’s What You Should Know

Your home consists of a building envelope, which includes the foundation, walls and roof. The rooftop provides shelter from weathering elements so that the structure can stand for many years to come. Over time, however, your roof can suffer from roof leaks because of aging materials layered across the deck. At some point, you may need to deal with roof leaks at your home. Here’s what you should know about roof leaks so that you are prepared for any surprises during the next rainy season. Potential Causes Your rooftop may look perfect from afar, but leaks aren’t always obvious from…

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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. A 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, skylights,…

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Establishing a Roof Maintenance Plan

Emergency roof repairs are expensive and time consuming. If you are a facility manager of a commercial or industrial property, you already have enough on your plate without having to worry about this as well.   There are various benefits to implementing a roof maintenance plan to prevent problems before they come up. With such a plan in place, your roofer will perform various tasks such as: • Inspecting drains and downspouts for clogs. • Looking for areas where water can pool on your roof. • Checking for bubbling beneath roofing materials that can be a sign of trapped moisture.…