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Exterior Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

We’re in the home stretch of summer, and fall will be here in just a few short days. That means you want to make sure the exterior of your home, including your roof, is ready for the cold months ahead. Here are a few things you should get done as soon as possible: Check Your […]

How Do I Know if I Need a New Roof?

To replace, or not to replace… that’s the ultimate roofing question for homeowners. While it’s preferable from a financial perspective to have repairs done, there are times when the evidence points to a roof replacement being the inevitable option. Check out some of the most common signs that you should look out for in the […]

4 Factors of a Roofing Estimate

Your roof protects your most important investment– your home. And yet, many homeowners aren’t sure what roof repairs or a full roof replacement should cost. Below we’ll go over the main factors most roofing contractors consider when estimating the cost of a new project. When going over these items with your roofer, it can speed […]

The Benefits of Silicone Roof Coatings

There are numerous things you can do to prolong the life of a flat roof, and adding a coating is at the top of the list. When properly applied, a roof coating can save your building from leaks, reduce stress on your HVAC system, improve the look of your building and best of all, save […]

Your Roof and Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The exterior of your home makes an impression. Question is, is it a good impression or bad one? Having great curb appeal is important, especially if you live in a neighborhood with other homeowners who take pleasure in keeping up appearances. Did you know that your roof can contribute to your home’s curb appeal? A […]

Roofing Scams: 4 Schemes to Watch Out For

We learn early on in life that not everybody plays by the rules, and when we grow up and become property owners, sometimes we learn those lessons again. Unfortunately, there are contractors out there who choose to get ahead by cutting corners and deceiving customers. In the worst cases, you may not even know you’ve […]

Eco-Friendly Roofing Ideas

Eco-friendliness and energy efficiency have been important trends in the construction of office buildings and other urban developments, but finally, the average homeowner is also beginning to incorporate green building elements into the design and construction of their homes. If you’re looking eco-friendly roofing ideas, here are 10 great options. 1. Living/Vegetated Roofs One of […]

How Are Your Pipe Flashings?

When it comes to owning a home, a good maintenance plan is always a worthy investment. In fact, you can avoid some expensive water damage issues by having your roof inspected every 3-5 years. Here in the Northwest, your roof will get hit with more than three feet of rain every year. Combine that with […]

Buying an Old House? Roofing Issues to Watch For

One of the things people love about house hunting in Portland are the charming older homes. In some of our historical neighborhoods you can find homes that were built more than a century ago. It’s true— they just don’t build ‘em like they used to. But, while these older homes were built with more strength […]
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