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5 Board and Batten Steel Siding Design Ideas

By Jeff Guthrie, Phoenix Roofing Contractors.  Steel boards and battens have many benefits and reasons why you might want to implement this design on your own home.  Board and batten siding uses wide boards of about a foot in width, alternated with narrow strips in between. The narrow strips are called battens, hence the ...


Go Roof Tune Up Tune Ups Explained

Roof Tune-Ups Explained

By Go Roof Tune Up.   The difference between a tune-up and roof repair and why a roof tune-up is important.   Roof tune-ups identify problems before they become a much larger issue. Conversely, roof repair is more spot-specific and usually more expensive. For maximum longevity and savings, here are some key takeaways about roof tune-ups.    Inspections after heavy storms   All residential ...


DaVinci Living in Color

Living in Color: Selecting Home Exterior Colors That Make Everyone Happy

By Kate Smith, DaVinci Roofscapes. How to create a home with colors you love and keep your homeowner's association (HOA) happy.  Finding the perfect color for your home’s exterior can be difficult. Just when you think you’ve chosen the perfect color, your HOA hates it. Or maybe your HOA has already made this ...


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What Are Dead Valleys?

By Guardian Home Services.  Avoid pooling water and keep the drainage systems flowing on your roof with these tips.  When it comes to roofing, dead valleys aren’t necessarily a bad thing – as long as they are designed and maintained properly. Ridges and valleys are two main components of a roof and a valley is formed when two or more planes on the roof intersect. Because leaves and debris ...


NRCA Participate in National Roofing Week

CFS Roofing Services to Recognize the Importance of Roofs, Roofing Industry During National Roofing Week, June 6-12

Follow CFS Roofing Services' social media account to help them celebrate this important roofing industry week.  To raise awareness of the significance of roofs to every home and business, stress the value of professional roofing contractors, and promote the good deeds of the industry, CFS Roofing Services will recognize National Roofing ...


GAF Fight Algae

How to Fight Algae and Keep Your Roof Stain Free

By Don Kilcoyne for GAF.   Have you ever wondered what the deal is with those black and brown stains on your roof? It’s algae — here is how to remove it.  Meet the microscopic pest that leaves a giant mess: blue-green algae. Many homeowners mistake these stains for mold, mildew, moss, or even tree sap. They’re often actually caused by ...


DaVinci Systems Testing on Roofs

Everything You Need to Know About Systems Testing on Roofs

By Zach Stopyro for DaVinci Roofscapes  Roofing materials need to be tested individually as a whole to make sure everything works together.  The roofing industry individually tests roofing pieces, usually checking to see how a specific roofing tile tests on its own in weather, temperature fluctuations, climates and fire conditions. Conversely, system ...


DECRA Increase Property Value

Increase Property Value by Installing a Metal Roof

By Trevor Underwood, DECRA.  A new roof is appealing to buyers. Here are the benefits of adding a metal roof to the list of selling points for your home.  It might seem silly to make a home renovation before you move out, but replacing your roof before selling it will increase your home’s value. In fact, a modern metal roof can increase a ...


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The Most Common Causes of Roof Damage

When it comes to roofs, small problems can quickly become major ones, which is why it is important for homeowners to learn the biggest risks to their roofs and how to prevent or minimize damage. Improper Maintenance Perhaps the biggest risk to the roof is the inattention of the homeowner. It is ...


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What Can Happen to a Home When the Roof Fails

Eventually, every roof will fail and need to be replaced or repaired in some form. The roof endures all kinds of elements season after season, year after year, and the materials eventually wear down. The typical lifespan of a roof is anywhere between 12 and 20 years depending on the roofing ...


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