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Know The 6 Most Common Signs Of Wind Damage On Roofs & What To Do

This blog was originally posted on August 16, 2021 – Updated on May 23, 2024 Living in Charlotte, NC, exposes you to the risks associated with wind damage on your roof. Wind damage often impacts the asphalt shingles of your roofing system, a common occurrence due to wind-borne debris or the sheer force of the …

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7 Types of Roof Vents

Roof ventilation is an integral part of a home’s overall ventilation system. The main purpose of roof ventilation is to remove hot air, moisture, and pollutants from the attic space. This helps to keep the attic cooler in the summer and prevents moisture damage that can lead to mold and mildew growth. Roof ventilation also …

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What is a Gambrel Roof?

Typically found on barns, warehouses, churches, and older types of buildings, gambrel roofs are considered one of the most visually striking types of roofs. Also known as Dutch, German, French, or New England roofs, gambrel roofs are characterized by their two sides (at least) and slopes. These roofs tend to be symmetrical, with the lower …

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How Long do Roofs Last?

A roof is more than the top of your home – it’s an essential exterior component that helps protect your property. A new roof is a significant investment, so choosing the appropriate material and roofing contractor to install it is important. In addition, understanding the lifespan and maintenance requirements for the different roofing materials will …

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