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What kind of job can a person with roofing contractor experience find?

My brother is a roofing contractor. He has more than 20 years of experience in this field. He used to have his own roofing business which was successful up until now (because of economy crisis). Now he is without job. He has been trying to find a job with a large roofing companies. However, he […]

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When roofing a garage, does it matter which way the new boards go?

Our garage roof had a lot of water damage so we have to replace the old boards. Does it matter which side of the plywood goes up – smooth or rough side? Any re-roofing tips would be appreciated, it’s the first time doing it ourself.

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Can you use siding on a roof with a normal pitch, instead of roofing materials?

We are putting a new roof on our garage and doing the work ourselves. We want to put on a metal roof as we did on our house a few years ago. However, I would like to find something more decorative than just the plain metal roof, since the garage & roof are in close […]

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What type of roofing should I use to replace current roof?

I need to replace my current roof. My roof is a flat type roof and I was wondering which type of roofing I should replace it with? Should I use the modified bitumen or the built in roofing with tar/gravel. Which type would last the longest and easy to maintain? I’ve been experiencing some leaks […]

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How do I know if I need a new roof?

Different roof types fail at differing rates and with different failure modes. Without going into a long dissertation, the several general failure clues are: Does the roof leak in numerous locations? Do leaks continue, despite repeated repair attempts? Do repairs seem to make leaks worse, or do new leaks develop after repairs? How tolerant is […]

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About Roofing Repairs

Roofing repairs are necessary after damage has been caused by heavy rain, strong winds, or obstruction. McLean roofing offers more than roofing repairs. Our roofing repair specialists can provide specific roofing styles and materials that will waterproof your roof in order to avoid unnecessary damage altogether.  You can trust McLean Roofing with your routine roof […]

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