Buying a New Roof: Durability, Wind Resistance, and Resiliency

Buying a New Roof Part 1

Many things can be accomplished with your home’s new roof. A good place to start your purchasing process is by understanding the major things which impact your decision and then thinking in terms of what your current roof offers and what it lacks that you want to address or correct with a new roof. Buying…

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The Right Roof Can Pay You Back With Energy Efficiency

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Here is part 3 of 3 in how a roof can pay you back over time. In this series, we are answering the question: Can the right roof pay you back over time? The simple answer is “yes.” The detailed answer is that the payback can come in 3 ways: increased home value, freedom from…

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The Right Roof Can Pay You Back: Maintenance and Roof Replacement Costs

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Here is part 2 of 3 in the ways in which a roof can pay you back over time. Most of us have to make careful decisions that will provide a good return on our investments. We have to buy products that will last and be beneficial, freeing us from future repair and replacement costs….

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The Right Roof Can Pay You Back: Increased Home Value

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Here is part 1 of 3 in how a roof can pay you back over time. Wouldn’t you love to have an increase in home value to pay you back for your investment? There’s an old saying that we think is very applicable when searching for a roof: “Only the very rich can afford to…

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Homeowner How To: Determine Roof Pitch

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The Roof Pitch Predicament For various reasons, when you are doing research on having a roof installed on your property, it is sometimes necessary for you to accurately determine the pitch of your building’s roof. This may seem like a daunting task, but it is relatively simple. The Basics of Roof Pitches Roof pitches are…

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Cool Metal Roofing

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 included tax credits for homeowners who made energy-efficient updates to their home, including having metal roofing installed that met Energy Star criteria. Those tax credits were effective for 2006 and 2007 but have now expired and were not renewed (so far). But, cool metal roofing is STILL a great…

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