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What Type of Roofing Is Best?

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If you’re getting a new roof, you may feel overwhelmed with choices. It’s not just a matter of picking your favorite color. You need to choose a roof material that suits the weather in your area, your budget, your short- and long-term goals, your personal aesthetic, and so much more. Let’s do some comparisons to …

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Is Getting a New Roof Worth It?

Installing new roof with nail gun and shingles

Supply chain issues and general adjustments in the economy are causing all of us to look a little closer at our budgets. This may have you re-evaluating plans for your home, such as expanding the patio or renovating the hall bathroom. If you’re debating a roof upgrade, we want to equip you with the facts. …

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How to Negotiate a New Roof When Buying a House

Full length of businesswoman discussing with customers at empty home. Female realtor is standing with man and woman by window. They are at new apartment.

Whether you’re buying or selling a house, the roof is a big part of the transaction. Buyers want reliable roofs that will last. Sellers don’t want to spend a fortune right before they sell their home. Who is responsible for the charges if a house needs a new roof? How should you negotiate roof replacement …

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What to Expect When You Get a New Roof

Closeup of New Roof Shingles

Getting a new roof is one of those experiences that probably only happen once or twice in your lifetime. A standard shingle roof can last 20 years or longer, but many roofing materials last 50+ years. If you’re in the early stage of life, read on to learn what to expect when you get a …

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Can I Replace My Roof Myself?

leaky pipe

Sweat equity can drastically cut down on your home improvement expenses. Painting your walls yourself or swapping your cabinet hardware could yield a decent return in the future. But some jobs that are best left up to the pros, like roof replacement. In this guide, we’ll explain why you should not replace your roof yourself …

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Can I Replace Only Half of My Roof?

Unrecognizable roofer worker in uniform work wear using air or pneumatic nail gun and installing asphalt or bitumen tile on top of the roof under construction house

Trying to save money on roof repairs? If so, you’re looking to cut costs wherever possible. It may be tempting to only replace half your roof, but that’s usually not ideal. The cons of partial roof replacement outweigh the pros, so it’s best to proceed with caution. Learn why you may or may not want …

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How Thick Should Attic Insulation Be?

A builder is laying the new floor in an attic. He is drilling the screws into the floorboard to secure it to the the roof joist.

Your attic insulation impacts how hot or cold your house is at any given time. It keeps your energy bills low and extends the life of your HVAC system. Having the right amount of insulation will benefit every area of your house – not just your attic. Let’s take a look at how thick attic …

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Will Dark Roof Shingles Make My House Hotter?

roof shingle of house with blue sky.

Dark roof shingles look beautiful on many homes, but roofing decisions aren’t solely based on appearance. You should also consider how well each roofing material will insulate your home and how long it will last compared to other options. In this guide, we’ll explore how shingle color affects household temperature to determine if dark shingles …

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Should I Be Home during Roof Replacement?

Traditional style front porch decorated for autumn with rain boots, heirloom gourds, white pumpkins, mums and rocking chair with buffalo plaid pillow and throw blanket giving an inviting atmosphere.

In most cases, roofers can work with or without you on the premises. Most of this decision comes down to what you feel comfortable with, but there are factors to keep in mind. Read on to determine if you should be home during roof replacement or roof repair. Pros of Staying Home during Roof Replacement …

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How to Choose Soffit and Fascia Colors

View of home soffit color and gutters.

The soffit and fascia act as the trim around your roofing. A simple color swap can completely transform your curb appeal. Whether you’re building a new home or replacing your existing soffit/fascia, color selection is crucial. Check out this guide to learn how to choose soffit and fascia colors. What Is the Difference between a …

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