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The next time you walk outside, take a moment to gaze up at your roof. What do you see? Do you see even shingles that are all laying flat? Or do you see shingles that are starting to curl and that are covered in moss? You can tell a lot about the condition of your roof just by looking at it. If you are at all concerned about the state of your roof, then your first call should be to a roofing contractor. They can evaluate the situation and recommend repairs or replacement as needed. Learn more about roofing and roofing contractors here on this website.

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  • Causes and Prevention of Commercial Roof Collapse

    24 March 2020

    Flat commercial roofs are at risk for collapse. Although local codes are available to increase weight loads, there are many reasons why the weight on a flat roof can surpass the limits. The following are some reasons for collapse, along with the necessary tactics to avoid it. Snow Load Unlike on a pitched roof where the weight of the snow causes it to slide off, snow simply accumulates on a flat roof with nowhere to go.

  • A Guide to Commercial Roof Shrinkage

    23 March 2020

    Many commercial flat roofs are made from EPDM, a synthetic rubber membrane that provides a strong and durable roofing option that can survive for many years with proper care. Unfortunately, there is one issue that can be a major concern on these membrane roofs: shrinkage. The following guide can help you understand why shrinkage occurs and what you can do about it. 1. Causes Weathering in one form or another is the general cause of shrinkage.

  • 4 Signs Of Roof Damage From A Hailstorm

    21 March 2020

    When a storm occurs, there is a good chance that thunder and lightning will come with it. Depending on the circumstances, there is the chance that hail may occur as well. To ensure that your roof is properly protected and that related problems do not develop or worsen, it is imperative that you are aware of the signs of hail damage so that the damage can be addressed immediately after the storm.

  • Home Roof Problems Signs You Need To Keep An Eye Out For

    20 March 2020

    Your home's roof regularly protects your home from water leaks or wind damage, but as it ages it can become susceptible to problems that will lead to interior damage. For this reason it is smart to keep an eye on your roof by looking for some common signs that it is in trouble. Here are some indications that your roof needs some repairs or professional work. Water Leaks on Your Walls or Ceilings