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The Importance of Proper Roof Ventilation

You might think that having a hole in your roof is a bad thing, but this is not always the case. In fact, local San Antonio building codes actually insist that you have some. Of course we are not talking about the kind where the sun shines down and the rain pours in, but are instead referring to the various bug-and-weather-proof vents that are built into your attic for the purpose of roof ventilation.

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Want To Save Your Roof? Clean Your Gutters

Homeowners throughout Texas know about the hassle of a clogged gutter. Strong rains and winds can clog even the newest gutters with a thick sludge of wet leaves, and sticks. Most people view a clogged gutter as an annoyance, something that may cause an eyesore but not much more. However, clogged gutters can actually threaten the integrity of your roof and even your home if you are not careful and prudent about cleaning gutters.

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Best Practices for Preventing Roof Damage

Although it probably seems obvious, the roof is by far one of the most important parts of the home. However, the reason that this needs reiterating is that many people tend to neglect their roofs—as the old saying goes, ‘out of sight, out of mind.’ The problem is that by not paying attention to your roof, even a small amount of damage can quickly turn into a major problem accompanied by expensive repair bills.

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The Difference Between Steep and Low Slope Roofing

The type of roof you have on your home can not only make an impact on how your home looks, but also on how roof repairs and related home improvement jobs can be performed. The two main types of roofs on most residential homes are referred to as a steep-sloped roof and a low-sloped roof respectively, and taking a look at either one can give you a pretty good idea as to why they are described that way.

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