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How Durable Is The Roof On Your Commercial Property?

How Durable Is The Roof On Your Commercial Property?

Many commercial building owners are unaware of the fact that their commercial roof system is less durable than necessary and cannot withstand extremities. Neglecting this fact can result in further damage to your roof and can be very costly. Regular roof inspections can usually prevent costly emergency repairs. During a roof inspection we look for:Persistent leaksInexplicable moldFlashing pulling away or liftingA coating that has wornOpen seamsIf you notice any of the items above then i...

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3 Major Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles

3 Major Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Asphalt roof shingles are the most popular roofing material used on homes across North America. There are three major categories of asphalt roofing shingle products available today - strip shingles, dimensional shingles, and luxury shingles. It is important to understand the differences between each type of roofing shingle in order to pick the right product for your home.Strip Shingles - Rectangular shingles, the most prevalent size being 12 inches wide by 36 inches long. Strip shingles m...

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How Hail Affects Shingle Roofs

How Hail Affects Shingle Roofs

Typically hail damage can be seen on shingles as indentations or fractures on the shingle's surface. Sometimes it's not as obvious and goes unnoticed, causing premature aging of your shingles. There are multiple things hail can do to damage your shingles:Granule Loss - The granules on your shingle's surface are an integral part of the shingle and the shingles first line of defense. When you lose these granules the asphalt surfacing becomes exposed to the elements, causing premature aging.Cr...

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