Reasons to Call a Contractor to Check Your Roof

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Roofs can develop all sorts of issues that require a roofer to investigate. While it may be tempting to ignore problems, they’ll inevitably worsen and cost more in the long run. After all, holes, hanging bits, and rust don’t fix themselves. The following are several common reasons to call a contractor to check your roof. Roofing Leaks Roof leaks are a significant cause for roof repairs. The tiles may have shifted out of place or else cracked, or metal sheet roofing may be rusty or loose.…

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Gutter Clutter: How to Use a Pressure Washer to Clean Your Gutters

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The guttering on your roof forms the first line of defence against heavy rain and potential water damage and flooding. Carrying out regular cleaning of your guttering will help to keep them in good working order and will also allow you to check for any signs of damage. Below is a guide to how you should clean the gutters on your home. Gather your tools You will need a ladder, a pair of thick gloves, a trowel, a bucket, a small hand brush and a pressure washer.…

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Unintentional Ways You Are Damaging Your Roof

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Your roof is an integral part of your home’s structure, protecting your home from rain and other weather conditions, while also improving its aesthetic appeal. While you may not be doing it on purpose, there could be things you are doing or not doing that are unintentionally causing it damage. Make sure you avoid the following common mistakes made with residential roofs. Not Providing Good Roof Ventilation  If you don’t have adequate ventilation for your roof, you might be increasing the risk for moisture damage to the roofing materials, as well as the formation of ice dams.…

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