Roof on house

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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Outdoor Christmas lights hanging from a roof.

How to Properly Hang Christmas Lights From Your Roof

Hanging roof Christmas lights marks the beginning of the holiday season for many of us. But if you’re not careful, this job can end the festivities in a hurry. During November and December, an average of about 250 people are injured per day from decorating-related falls and accidents, estimates the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Careful planning can keep you from being one of them.

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Metal Roof

How Roofing Material Affects Cell Phone Reception — and How to Get Better Reception With a Metal Roof

Metal roofing offers several benefits for homes and businesses. Many property owners prefer metal roofs because of their energy efficiency, fire resistance and beauty. Under some circumstances, however, a metal roof can disrupt phone reception. The more you know about metal roofing and cell phone reception, the easier it is to avoid this problem.

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