The Roofing Process

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What Your Roof Repair Process Should Look Like

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.  A homeowner's guide to choosing a contractor and the reroofing process.  If you have a roof old enough to see a PG-13 movie on its own, or one that is showing signs of deterioration and leaks, it is time to call a roofing professional for a consultation. Wind, rain and hail all have ...

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TAMKO is Your Source for the Latest Roofing Industry News

By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter.  A trusted name in the roofing industry, TAMKO provides homeowners with helpful information to guide them through the roofing process.  As a new or seasoned homeowner, being educated about the roofing process will save you time, money and stress. However, you may not be fully aware of the resources available to you that can help you maintain the ...

DECRA Best Time for Florida Residents to Replace Roof

The Best Time for Florida Residents to Replace Their Roof

By DECRA Metal Roofing.   The benefits of replacing your roof in the winter and why Floridians should take advantage of this season.  It's the question every homeowner faces: When do you replace your roof? Online resources might suggest spring, summer, or fall as the time to schedule a roof replacement. Still, few online ...

Bitec Design and Color Options

Flawless Design and Color Options from Bitec

By Bitec, Inc™.  Your roof is made to last, so why not make it look as good as it performs? When you choose Bitec’s modified bitumen solutions, you are choosing a long service life for your roof. And nothing brings more aesthetic life to your roof than a beautiful design or color option.  Our vast line ...

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Above and Beyond: Testing DECRA Metal Roofing

By Mark Gallant, DECRA.  Why DECRA products have earned a reputation for their durability and resilience against the elements.  Most manufacturers work to satisfy only the minimum U.S. building code requirements, narrowly focused on wind and fire resistance. However, DECRA Metal Roofing sends every product through independent laboratory testing, so it can provide top ...

Marco Importance of Color and Metal Roofs

The Importance of Color and Metal Roofs

By Marco Industries. When considering a metal roof, keep the following in mind. The positive characteristics of a metal roof, like strength and durability, energy efficiency and environmental friendliness, all greatly influence homeowners to consider a metal roof. Color also plays a key role and could be the deciding factor for a homeowner considering ...

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The Scary Preliminary Notice

By Vickie Sharples, RCS Partner. Understanding the purpose of a preliminary notice. Preliminary notices are referred to by many different names: notice to owner, notice to owner of right to lien, materialman's notice, 20-day preliminary notice, pre lien notice.  Regardless of the name, the purpose is the same, and that is to ...

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The Roofing Process - Cedar Shakes

By Vickie Sharples, RCS Partner. What to expect with a re-roof project. From here we will walk you through the process of a roofing or re-roofing a project from start to finish. This example will be a cedar shake removal and conversion to an asphalt roofing system. Cedar shakes were typically installed over ...

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Q & A - Do I Need a Contract With My Roofer?

Having a detailed agreement written and signed by both parties solves a lot of problems that can come up during a roofing job. A contract with your roofer is important. It protects both you, and your contractor. It should not be looked at as a mistrust thing but as a clear written ...

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Re-roofing My House - 10 Steps to Success

The day has come, you know you can’t go another year with that tired old roof. Where do you start? Before you start making calls to local roofing contractors, you need to be organized. Get a binder with pockets so you can slip brochures, contracts and proposals, addresses of roofs you ...

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