Roof Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Fall

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Roof Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Fall

For most New Englanders, “fall” calls to mind sweaters, hot cocoa, and colorful leaves. However, for homeowners, it should bring to mind some much-needed home maintenance – specifically on the roof. Here are 5 essential tips homeowners need to follow to prepare their roofs for fall.  1. Get a roof inspection. Many homeowners often forego […]

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Roof Installation: Certainteed Integrity System

We recently completed an installation of a Certainteed Integrity Roofing System, using Certainteed Landmark Pro Shingles in Shenandoah. The Certainteed Integrity Roofing System is comprised of five layers, each designed to protect your home in a different form of weather. This allows your home to be protected all year long. By using the Certainteed Integrity […]

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Two Weather Factors that Affect Your Roof in Summer

After a long winter, you may think that potential issues affecting your roof are in the rearview, not to be thought of until the next cold front hits. However, there are several issues that can arise during summer weather, affecting the stability of your roof and requiring emergency maintenance or repairs. Make sure to keep […]

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Why You Should Schedule a Roof Inspection This Spring

Over the winter, you probably went through and made a list of home improvement projects to undertake this spring and summer in order to make sure everything is performing at its peak and will be able to withstand another year of rapidly changing weather. Is a roof inspection on your list? You should be having […]

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How to Tell if Your Roof Needs to be Replaced

Replacing your roof can be an intimidating prospect: you may not want to turn your home into an active construction site, and you may not feel the need to fix a roof that is not leaking or displaying any signs of needing repair. However, replacing your roof and having it inspected should be a part […]

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Signs Your Siding Needs Replacement

With spring just a few short weeks away, you may be thinking about home improvement projects to undertake. Siding is an integral part of your home, protecting critical elements of the building from heavy winds, rain and snow throughout the year. Before it starts to fail, your siding will begin exhibiting signs that a replacement […]

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Why You Should Remove Snow from Your Roof

Snow removal can be exhausting: start too early, and you’re looking at repeat trips outside throughout the storm, start too late and several inches of snow can be frozen over. Did you know that besides the driveway, porch, and deck, you had another place to consider snow removal? When enough snow piles up on your […]

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Preventing Ice Dams in Your Roof This Winter

With freezing temperatures on the horizon and the first major snow still to come, the threat of ice dams forming on your roof is still strong, especially after a freezing rain. Ice dams can cause significant damage to your home, and performing proper maintenance throughout the winter will prevent them from forming. Keep Your Gutters […]

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3 Roof Maintenance Steps for Winter

With the first snow of the season come and gone, it’s important to make sure your roof is prepared for a potentially long and snowy winter. Massachusetts weather is unpredictable, and snow can hit at any moment. Prevent problems from forming in your roof by following these tips. Clean Out Your Gutters As leaves fall […]

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Prepare for Winter by Having Your Roof Inspected

Winter is quickly approaching, with rain soon to turn into heavy snow weighing down your roof. As leaves fall and land on your roof and in your gutters, the time to have your roof inspected is here. You should be having your roof inspected at least twice per year, but the number will vary based […]

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