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Unsure If You Should File a Homeowner’s Claim?
12 Nov, 2019.0 Comments..Posted By: Tiffany Leffert
Homeowners insurance reimburses you when your home is damaged by a menace that's covered in your policy. If you believe your home has obtained storm damage, you should consider filing a homeowners claim.  Storm damage includes, Water & Ice Damage, Lightning Strikes & Power Surges, and Wind, Hail and Fallen Trees. A lot of issues that come with filing an insurance claim is that the "storm damage" usually ends up being wear and tear or third part damage, which is not covered by homeowners insurance. Filing just one claim will also eventually raise the price on your insurance rate. Monthly…
The Life Cycle of Shingles
30 Oct, 2019.0 Comments..Posted By: Tiffany Leffert
What is Natural Aging? As soon as your new roof is installed, the natural aging process will begin. If you leave your roof unattended for awhile, you will see the costly affects of normal weather on your roof. There are many different factors when it comes to a roof failure. Poor workmanship is perhaps the number one cause of roof failures. Improper installation can cause water penetration, premature wear, and overall decreased performance of your new roof regardless of material quality. If you have had your roof installed by a trustworthy and reputable company, the biggest reason for your roof…
Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Your Roof
29 Oct, 2019.0 Comments..Posted By: Tiffany Leffert
To better understand your roof, you will want to start by learning the different parts that make up your roof. In this blog post, we will go over the parts of your roof, what they are used for, and where on your roof the material would be located. Let's get started! Flashing- Thin Pieces of material installed to prevent the passage of water into the structure from a joint or as part of a weather resistant system; Installed to surround roof features, such as vents, chimneys and skylights Skylights- The primary benefit is to let more natural sunlight enter your…
The Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Decorating
9 Oct, 2019.0 Comments..Posted By: Tiffany Leffert
Holidays are approaching, and with holidays come a lot of decorations. There are certain ways you should and shouldn't decorate the outside of your home. In this post we will talk about what could damage your roof during holiday decorating and how to take a better approach to it. Never Decorate Alone / Have a Helper Having someone there to help you decorate is important for your safety. Having a helper to hold the ladder and pass your supplies is a sure way to reduce risk while decorating. Even if you find yourself in an accident, you will have someone…
A Guide to Protecting Your Flat Roof
10 Sep, 2019.0 Comments..Posted By: Tiffany Leffert
1. Inspect Regularly Flat roofs are prone to leaks and surface degradation due to weathering and standing water. Objectively look at the surface of your flat roof for granular loss, ponding, holes, punctures or even blisters in the membrane. Check the drains for blockages and inspect the flashings and membrane seams for signs of wear and tear or corrosion. Flashings are also prone to fungus, which can push the flashing away from the surface of the roof and cause leaks. You or a professional should inspect your roof at least three times a year and also after storms. GET AN…
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