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3 Roof Repair Mistakes

3 Roof Repair Mistakes

3 Roof Repair Mistakes How to avoid these disastrous DIY missteps Many well intentioned DIY jobs end in satisfying and cost-saving results, but then there are the others. Don’t be the DIYer who ends up paying for costly repairs later down the road due to shoddy DIY...
Building Permits for Roofing Projects

Building Permits for Roofing Projects

Building Permits for Roofing Projects DIY Disasters: Not pulling the permit People are always looking for the easy way out or trying to save a buck by cutting corners. However, it doesn’t work well in the home improvement arena. Your home is most likely the biggest...
Nailed It!

Nailed It!

Nailed It! Tips for Nailing Shingles to Your Roof DIY Disasters: Improper Roof Nailing You’re ready to start your DIY roofing job, so you tear off the old roof and put down the underlayment. Now, you’re ready to nail the shingles to the decking. Make sure you pause...
How to Choose the Best Shingles for your Roof

How to Choose the Best Shingles for your Roof

How to Choose the Best Shingles for Your Roof The most important step in the roofing process After you’ve found a roofing contractor to replace your roof, it’s time to select the shingles for your home. You’ll want a quality weather resistant shingle that offers...
Thunderstorm Season Has Arrived

Thunderstorm Season Has Arrived

Thunderstorm Season Has Arrived: Avoiding Storm Chasers After the Storm Beware of the Storm Chasers Spring and summer are prime times for thunderstorms and even tornadoes. A thunderstorm with enough wind can do major damage to your roof, and that means you’ll be...
How Much Does it Cost to Reroof Your Own Roof?

How Much Does it Cost to Reroof Your Own Roof?

The Costs and Permits Required for DIY Roofing How much does it cost to reshingle your own roof? Before you buy roofing materials and shingles, you’ll want to make sure you can afford to reroof your own roof. According to some roofing experts, a 2,200 to 3,400 square...
When a Storm Damages Your Roof

When a Storm Damages Your Roof

What to do when a tree falls on your roof North Carolina has its fair share of blustering winds, severe thunderstorms, micro bursts, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Not a year goes by without at least one of these events occurring somewhere in the Raleigh-Durham Metro area...
Top Roofing insurance claim mistakes

Top Roofing insurance claim mistakes

5 Top Roofing Insurance Claim Mistakes Insurance claim mistakes you want to avoid North Carolina is known for catching a hurricane or ice storm every so often. Unfortunately, many in central and coastal NC have experienced roofing damage as a result of these storms....
Common Roofing Terms

Common Roofing Terms

Common Roofing Terms You Need To Know   Understanding the language of roofing A roofing company gives you an estimate after determining how much damage your roof has and how much money you’ll have to pay for roof repairs or a new roof. You’ll want to do your...