Maintaining Your Roof

GCP Protect Homes from Mother Nature

3 Steps to Protect Homes From Mother Nature

By GCP Applied Technologies.  Learn the three key areas to have examined in order to properly waterproof building projects.  Weather events are unlike what they used to be, which is no secret.  Now, a quality building means it needs to be built for all weather conditions. No matter where a home is located, it needs to ...


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How to Keep Your Tile Roof Looking Its Best

By ICP Building Solutions Group.  Periodic cleaning helps your roof maintain its attractive appearance and protect the tiles from cracking and splitting.    A tile roof can be a thing of beauty—an impressive bit of curb appeal that sets your home or building apart from the neighbors’.  In order to keep your tile roof looking its ...


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How to Maintain Your Roof During Winter

By Oklahoma Roofing Contractors Association.  Follow the seven tips below to keep your roof operating at peak performance through the winter months.  Winter means colder temperatures and spending more time indoors. Will your roof support your home through the season?  Maintaining your roof is a year-round project, but it is especially important during the winter months. Snow, ice, wind and freezing temperatures all come ...


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Home Inspection Checklist: Focus on the Roof

By GCP Applied Technologies. You can extend the life of your roof if you know the factors involved and understand the importance of underlayments. When you think about it, a roof has to battle a lot of enemies… Ultraviolet rays Rain Wind Snow Ice​ Warning signs indicating a roof is in trouble Outside: Shingles that are warped, blistered, missing or ...


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Simple Steps for Easy Metal Roof Maintenance

By Metal Roofing Alliance. Metal roofs are extremely low maintenance only requiring basic care for added curb appeal and performance. Summer will be here before we know it. Right now, homeowners are tackling their list of improvement projects that can be completed while also sheltering in place. And many are turning towards ...


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Property Owners Urged to Request Stormseal® Protection for Damaged Structures

The innovative storm protection solution heat shrinks to damaged structures, providing superior protection over flapping tarps that lead to additional damage. Stormseal, the game-changing storm response solution that provides powerful protection to homes and buildings until permanent repairs can be made, is urging property owners in areas ravaged by hurricanes to ...


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From Roof to Foundation: Consult an Expert When Selecting Appropriate Waterproofing System for Any Structure  

Waterproofing is extremely important to protect every aspect of a structure's construction. Severe weather can cause extensive damage to a structure's roof, foundation, interior and more if not properly waterproofed. Waterproofing plays an extremely important role in protecting every aspect of a structure's construction. Knowing which waterproofing coverage to specify for a ...


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Is Your Commercial Roof Ready for Winter?

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor.  If your roof isn’t prepped for winter, you risk suffering damage and leaking.  Most commercial roofing contractors offer spring and fall maintenance and cleaning to ensure your roof is in top-performing shape for the upcoming harsh seasons of winter and spring.   How well do you know your ...


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Winter is Coming…Here are 9 Tips to Prepare

By Lauren White, RCS Assistant Editor. Get your roof ready for whatever Mother Nature sends its way. The colder temperatures are here and some states have even had their first snowfall.  With that being said, it’s time to start winterizing and ensure your roof is ready for whatever Mother Nature decides to ...


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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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