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When do rain gutters need to be replaced?

Rain gutters should be replaced when dents or separations have developed due to wear or damage. Runoff water that overflows is another sign that the gutters are no longer draining water properly off of the roof. Old rain gutters will also cause pools of water to develop around the foundation of the building. Call us …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

How can homeowners look for leaks?

Inspect the attic of the building to identify any areas where stains have developed on the roof boards. The roof can also be hosed off to allow water in where holes or cracks have developed. Roofing cement will need to be applied underneath tiles or shingles to seal off the leak before the roofing material …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

What is the value of a tapered roofing system?

Tapered roofing systems, also known as tapered insulation systems, use strategically designed insulation materials to create a higher grade, or slope, on a roof that is otherwise relatively flat. This serves to divert water off of the roof surface and into gutters on the edges of the roof, preventing water accumulation and the associated damage …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question