Author: SW Roofing

DIY: Shingle Repair

So your roof is leaking and you are hoping that there are some easy to follow do it yourself repairs that will stop said leaking. Knowing how to repair roof shingles is helpful even for a new roof because it is not uncommon for roofs to develop leaks before the entire roof needs to be

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Pick the Right Roofing Company

Choosing a residential roofing company is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Roofing repairs and replacement can not only be costly, but they are crucial to protecting your home, belongings, and most importantly – your family. So, when selecting a roofing contractor, what should you consider? From the company’s reputation and experience to

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When to Inspect Your Roof

Determining the appropriate frequency of roofing inspections is not what you would call an exact science. There are a number of factors that will influence how often your roof should be inspected from the materials used in its construction to the age of the roof, not to mention the impact of weather such as wind,

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Know Your Warranty

If you are installing a new roof on your home or commercial or industrial building, the roof is most likely covered by some kind of roofing warranty. One would think that a warranty is a warranty and there isn’t much more to consider, but that’s not actually the case. In fact, roofing warranties can be

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Signs That Indicate You Need a New Roof

Replacing a roof is a time-consuming and potentially expensive endeavor, which is why it’s essential to do it at the right time. Wait too long, and collateral damage could occur to the rest of the house. Replace it too early, and you’re artificially shortening the lifespan of your roof (and spending unnecessary money). Luckily, there

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Is Spring a Good Time for Roof Replacement?

Spring brings showers, flowers, and the heralding of summer. Spring also brings plenty of new projects left over from the winter. If having your roof replaced is one of those projects, can you make it happen in spring? Let’s learn the advantages and drawbacks of roofing in spring, and how to find out if spring

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Spring is the Perfect Time for Roof Repairs

Your roof takes a beating during the frigid temperatures and wet weather conditions of a long winter. Spring offers some reprieve, as the roofs tend to be dry so it would be safer to work on. If you notice any changes to the appearance of your roof, or want to take a proactive approach to

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Frost on the Roof: Good or Bad?

Have you ever walked outside on a cold morning and noticed the frost that covers the ground? You usually have to scrape your windshield before you can drive, and your grass may look like a sparkling wonderland. Look up and have a look at the roof. Is there frost on it? Do you know whether

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Common Roofing Issues

All roofing systems are vulnerable to different issues and problems. This can be due to structural, mechanical or natural causes. Roofing problems usually start small and become big over time. Below are the common roofing issues. -Shrinkage is commonly found on modified bitumen roofs. It is caused by the sun’s ultraviolet rays, poor installation of

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The 5 Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks

The 5 Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks If you keep getting bogged down by roofing issues, then you know that it can mean a great deal of investing time and money. No matter how old your roof is, you never know if it will need a quick repair or have significant work done. To

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