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How to Quickly Spot the Signs of a Roofing Scam

roofing scam
A roofing scam can fool anyone. After all, it’s not often that homeowners have their roof replaced. You may not know what’s normal and what’s not. When a “contractor” seems like they know what they’re talking about, it can be tempting to just say yes. A deal that seems to be a discount can quickly become a disaster if the contractor...

Drone Roof Inspections

Drone Roof Inspections
A little birdie confirmed the rumor: Drone roof inspections are about to become the new normal. You’ve heard drones are used for package deliveries, traffic management and agricultural monitoring, but have you heard about drone roof inspections? Instead of sending an employee up onto your roof to personally view the damage after a bad storm, the...

Roof Repairs or Replacement? 7 Ways Contractors Can Tell.

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Are roof repairs or a replacement the best course of action for your home? You want to get the most value out of your roof, but you also don’t want to waste money on repairs that won’t last. Honest, dependable contractors know this is a tough balance to strike, but they help homeowners make the best decision for both their home and their...

Attic Insulation and Energy-Efficiency: How Are They Connected?

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Making sure you have enough attic insulation is one of the top ways you can maintain an energy-efficient home. The attic is one of the most important areas where falling short of building codes and efficiency recommendations can seriously hurt your wallet. Hot Air Rises When you crank up the thermostat on a frosty morning, all that hot air pumping...

Roof Snow Load Limits: Could Your Roof Collapse?

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Your roof snow load is a measurement of how much precipitation your roof can hold before collapse is a concern. When you’re braving the extremes of Utah’s winter snowstorms, the last thing you want to worry about is whether your home can take the beating. How much snow is too much? What’s Your Roof Snow Load Maximum? Local building code...

6 Factors That Influence Roof Replacement Costs

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It’s hard to quote accurate roof replacement costs without actually looking at the roof. No two homes and no two homeowners are the same. What you need and what you want may differ, and the following six factors have a major influence on a final quote for roof replacement costs. 1. Structural Problems or Water Damage If your roof is severely...

How Long Does a Slate Roof Installation Take?

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A slate roof installation will instantly transform the look of your home. You won’t believe the elegance and style simple slate tiles can bring, and it will make your house stand out even in grander neighborhoods. When considering this roofing option, you want to get all of the details you can before making a final decision, and that includes...