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Do You Have to Remove an Old Roof to Install a Metal Roof, and Will Disposal Affect the Environment? Do You Have to Remove an Old Roof to Install a Metal Roof, and Will Disposal Affect the Environment?

Do You Have to Remove an Old Roof to Install a Metal Roof, and Will Disposal Affect the Environment?

Homeowners all over the country are starting to recognize the value of metal roofs compared to traditional asphalt shingle roofs. Still, many of them face widespread misconceptions and misunderstandings of metal roofs, how they function, and what to expect when it comes to installing them and replacing old roofs. Many Americans are also more environmentally conscious than previous generations and want to ensure their new roofing selection will not negatively impact the environment.

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6 Essential Factors to Consider When You Are Thinking About a Metal Roof 6 Essential Factors to Consider When You Are Thinking About a Metal Roof

6 Essential Factors to Consider When You Are Thinking About a Metal Roof

A homeowner facing the problem of addressing a roof in disrepair may have several options for fixing the issue. Many homeowners all over the country are making the switch from asphalt shingle roofs to metal roofs and for a good reason. Metal roofs offer superior performance, better cost of ownership and more customization options than many homeowners might realize. If you need a new roof for your home soon, there are a few things you should think about if a new metal roof sounds like your best option for roof replacement.

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Are You Aware of the 4 Benefits of Installing a Metal Roof in the Summer? Are You Aware of the 4 Benefits of Installing a Metal Roof in the Summer?

Are You Aware of the 4 Benefits of Installing a Metal Roof in the Summer?

One of the most pervasive misconceptions about metal roofs is that they make homes hotter. Metal absorbs heat and becomes hot to the touch quite rapidly when exposed to direct sunlight, so it is easy to see why many people continue to believe that metal roofs would increase the temperatures of the buildings on which they rest, but this is not the case. Summer is one of the best times of the year to install a new metal roof on your home if you want to take full advantage of all the benefits metal roofs have to offer.

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Nine Questions to Ask Before Signing a Pennsylvania Roofing Contract Nine Questions to Ask Before Signing a Pennsylvania Roofing Contract

Nine Questions to Ask Before Signing a Pennsylvania Roofing Contract

Major home improvement projects often come with a significant investment, proportionate to the importance of the project to the overall security, functionality, and aesthetics of the home. As a result, it’s crucial to consider several essential factors necessary for the ultimate success of the project before beginning. First among them is finding a reputable, skilled contractor to complete the project.

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How You Can Avoid These Common Ohio Roofing Problems How You Can Avoid These Common Ohio Roofing Problems

How You Can Avoid These Common Ohio Roofing Problems

Ohio residents often describe the weather in the area as “consistent only in its inconsistencies.” Although the late spring and early summer are often the most beautiful weather-wise—just before truly hot, humid weather sets in but often well after the final risk for any significant snowfall—this time of year is not without its ups and downs. It’s during late spring and early summer that most of the soaking rains and severe thunderstorms affect cities like Dayton, Akron, and Toledo.

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Take It From Metal Roof Owners—You’ll See the Benefits Take It From Metal Roof Owners—You’ll See the Benefits

Take It From Metal Roof Owners—You’ll See the Benefits

If made wisely, choosing the right roof for your home isn’t a decision you have to undertake very often. Selecting a durable, long-lasting roof is the primary concern of most homeowners making this decision, and can ultimately impact the next 20-plus years you live in your home. More importantly, however, the best roof for your home will continue to protect your house, your possessions, and your family from the elements.

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Six Steps to Addressing Your Leaky Roof Six Steps to Addressing Your Leaky Roof

Six Steps to Addressing Your Leaky Roof

Late spring and summer mark the peak of the rainy season across much of the United States. The months from May to August are often the wettest, accounting for as much as 50 percent of yearly precipitation in some areas. Unfortunately, the rainy season is all too often the beginning of another phenomenon in North America—that unfortunate time of year when you find your roof is not in the best shape after the long winter months.

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5 Essential Steps to Take Before Signing a Roofing Contract in Ohio 5 Essential Steps to Take Before Signing a Roofing Contract in Ohio

5 Essential Steps to Take Before Signing a Roofing Contract in Ohio

Whether you’re building a new home in Dayton, repairing the roof on your home in Akron, or just purchased a commercial property in Toledo that you want to renovate, a roofing contract is going to be part of the process somewhere down the line. For new and experienced property owners alike, roofing contracts in Ohio are important parts of arranging for roofing services when you need them most.

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Are You Prepared to Handle These 5 Spring Roofing Issues? Are You Prepared to Handle These 5 Spring Roofing Issues?

Are You Prepared to Handle These 5 Spring Roofing Issues?

Most Americans know that springtime typically marks the arrival of storm season. Homeowners across the country are also taking time this spring to clean up their homes, perform essential maintenance, and prepare themselves for the warm summer weather. As you ready your home maintenance checklist for this spring, how confident are you in your ability to handle some common springtime roofing issues?

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How the Roofing Industry Is an Essential Business In Pennsylvania How the Roofing Industry Is an Essential Business In Pennsylvania

How the Roofing Industry Is an Essential Business In Pennsylvania

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reshaped everyday life for countless Americans and Pennsylvania homeowners. While many people have contracted the virus and have been compelled to quarantine while they undergo treatment and recover, most of the country remains in lockdown, working from home when able and relying on savings, credit, and public assistance programs if not. The federal government has advised all states to close nonessential businesses, keeping personal contact to an absolute minimum while ensuring Americans maintain access to the services they require to lead safe and healthy lives.

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