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3 Effective Ways You Can Protect Your Tucson, AZ Roof

Maintaining your roof is essential to protect the contents of your home or the inventory of your business in Tucson, Arizona. The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends prompt repairs to any damage done to roofing materials to prevent moisture from damaging ...

September 10, 2020
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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Perform a DIY Roof Replacement

When it comes to replacing an entire roof on your Arizona house, professional training and technical knowledge are essential. Before you pull out the nailer and extension ladder, consider these three reasons to steer clear of performing a roof replacement yourself: ...

August 23, 2020
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Causes of Roof Punctures and How to Prevent Them

Your Tucson, AZ, home’s roof protects the entire structure from moisture damage. A punctured roof is difficult to spot because the damage is small and localized. However, that puncture goes through every layer of the roofing system, putting your home at ...

July 12, 2020
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3 Things to Expect When You Get a Roofing Estimate

Getting a new roof is a big investment for your Tucson, AZ, home. When you call a roofing contractor for an estimate, you should get more than a price on a piece of paper. Here are three things you should expect ...

June 22, 2020
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What Are the Pros and Cons of Modified Bitumen Roofing?

Modified bitumen roofing products offer some significant benefits for your Tucson home. These asphalt-based systems are designed for use on low-slope or flat roofs and consist of five separate layers: Insulation Modified base plies Modified bitumen membranes Adhesive Protective surfacing These ...

May 19, 2020
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Roof Maintenance Essentials for a Leak-Free Summer

The hot summer months of Tucson, Arizona brings powerful thunderstorms that drop several inches of rain in just a few hours. As a homeowner, the last thing you want is the rain leaking into your house. Wood and water don’t mix, ...

April 30, 2020
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3 Top Reasons You Should Schedule a Roof Inspection

During the springtime, many people put together a to-do list of home maintenance and lawn care tasks. In addition to the indoor spring cleaning and preparing your Tuscon home’s vegetation for a new growing season, it’s also a good idea to ...

March 20, 2020
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How to Choose the Right Roof for Your Historic Home

According to information compiled by the City of Tucson, our area contains nearly 30 historic districts with homes and properties that contribute to the character of the district. These districts are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and may qualify ...

February 12, 2020
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3 Environmentally-Friendly Roofing Options to Choose From

Installing a new roof is certainly an investment, but it’s one that can deliver major benefits. A quality roof helps boost your home’s overall efficiency and keeps it protected from Tucson, Arizona’s harsh climate. Choosing the right roof can also help ...

January 19, 2020
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3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Tucson, AZ Roof

From scorching heat to monsoonal torrents, roofs in the Tucson, Arizona, area have to withstand some rough weather conditions. It’s no surprise that roof inspections often reveal substantial wear that can leave you less protected from the elements. A roof replacement ...

December 15, 2019
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3 Things to Look for in a Roof When Buying a Home

With the national average cost of a new roof exceeding $7,200, the condition of a potential home’s current roof can be a dealbreaker. Before you settle on a dream home, consider these three common roofing issues in Tucson: 1. Ask About ...

December 10, 2019
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Common Roof Problems Tucson, AZ Homeowners Deal With

Roof problems can cause extensive damage to your Tucson, Arizona, home, and the situation will become increasingly exacerbated until you take care of the problem. A full replacement may even become necessary, which will send your expenses soaring. The nationwide average for ...

December 5, 2019
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Is it Necessary to Clean My Tucson, Arizona Roof?

Roof cleaning is a routine part of home maintenance. It gives your Tucson house an aesthetic facelift, adding to its overall value, and prolongs the lifespan of the materials. While neglect can cause shingle deterioration, using the wrong cleaning techniques can ...

November 5, 2019
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Monsoon Dos and Donts

With monsoon storms popping up almost daily, some things are certain. One – roofs will get damaged and cause leaks. And Two – storm chasers will try to scam you out of your money. Here are some do’s and don’t’s when ...

November 4, 2019
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Questions to Ask Your Roofing Contractor

When it’s time to choose a Tucson Roofing Contractor, whether you are repairing or replacing a roof, be sure to ask the right questions. A reputable roofing contractor will not be offended by you asking some of the following questions. Does ...

October 5, 2019
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Fascia Boards are More Than Decoration or Exterior Finish

Fascia boards are the boards that run along the roofline and attached to ends of the rafters or trusses. They provide more than just a finished edge to the roofline. The facia boards act as a moisture barrier for the home, ...

September 5, 2019
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Best Type of Roofs For Arizona Homes

When it’s time to replace an old roof in Tucson and southern Arizona, you may be debating between shingle roofs or tile roofs. There are pros and cons of both roof types. Here are some things to think about when considering ...

August 5, 2019
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Beware the Storm-Chasing Roofing Contractors

With the official start of monsoons in Tucson upon us, it’s also the time that the storm-chasing roofers appear. You know the ones I’m talking about. They flood the neighborhoods with their flyers or door knocking sales people. And while it ...

August 5, 2019
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How To Choose A Roofing Contractor

In this week’s Tucson Roofing Contractors tips, the decision to hire a roofing contractor can be a very stressful process. Not all contractors are alike. The right contractor can save you thousands over the life of your roof. Here are some tips to ...

July 5, 2019
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To Repair or Replace: That’s the Roofing Question

Replacing a roof is a large expense that no one wants to do until they have to. The question is “Can I get by with repairs or is a replacement my best option? In this episode of Tucson Roofing tips, we ...

June 5, 2019
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Common Roofing Problems

A normal indication of a roofing problem is water damage on the ceiling or worst, water dripping inside your house. Once you see the damage inside, you may be in for a major expense of a complete Tucson roof replacement. Watching ...

April 5, 2019
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Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Leaks?

Roof leaks can be one of the largest expenses a homeowner has to address. But does homeowners insurance similar to what you can find through, cover a roof leak? The answer is Maybe. Insurance coverage depends on the reason for the roof ...

April 5, 2019
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