Don't Be Fooled, That Stain on Your Ceiling Might Not Be a Roof Leak After All!
August 2nd, 2021 5:57 pm

If Not a Roof Leak, What Else Could Be Causing That Staining?

What You Could Be Seeing Is the Result of Condensation in Your Attic

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Most Homeowners First Reaction to Ceiling Stains...

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When a homeowner sees a stain and (or) stains on their ceiling, the first (and most logical) reaction they have is, "My roof is leaking, we need to call the roofer right away!"

While it's definitely an excellent idea to call a roofing contractor, it's also a good idea to keep an open mind about the situation as well, especially if you noticed the stain(s) or dampness on a dry, sunny day; particularly if it's during the winter season.

The reason being...

Don't Let Roofing Terminology Overwhelm You, Take a Look at These Basic Roofing Definitions
August 1st, 2021 5:20 pm

Stay Ahead of the Game and Be Prepared for Your Next Roofing Project

Common Terms: Underlayment, Flashing, Shingles or Tile, Trim and More!

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Roofing Component Basics

As most everyone already knows, the major function of a roof is really to protect the home from the elements - snow, rain, wind, etc. For this exact reason, every home should have a roof that really performs, and how it performs depends upon how well it keeps out the elements.

When it comes to learning what types of materials go into roofing a home, there is a considerable amount to cover. Some of which involve pretty tricky terminology that can become somewhat confusing. In order to eliminate some of this confusion and make things a little easier for our customers and our readers, we've included a few definitions that cove...

Was Your Home Affected by the Severe Thunderstorm in North Kingsville Yesterday?
July 30th, 2021 4:07 pm

Heavy Rain Brings Flooding to Parts of Ashtabula County

If Your Roof Needs to Be Repaired, Give Us a Call Today 1-886-STAY-DRY!

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Severe Thunderstorms Can Be as Dangerous as They Are Common

Thunderstorms hit areas across the United States from March to October every year - some producing a mix of wind and rain; others producing extreme cases of lightning, tornadoes and hail. Severe thunderstorms can be as dangerous as they are common. Being prepared will help you keep your home - and your family - safe.

Here are some facts about severe thunderstorms, including damage statistics and preparation and recovery tips.

Severe Thunderstorm Facts

Thunderstorms are defined as storms that produce thunder and lightning. Severe thunderstorms may also produc...

Take into Consideration These Five Upgrades When Re-Roofing Your Home
July 29th, 2021 4:34 pm

Install an Airtight Chimney Cap, Install Eave Flashing, and More

If Your Roof Needs to Be Repaired or Replaced, Give Us a Call Today 1-886-STAY-DRY!

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Re-Roofing Is Certainly an Important Home Improvement

Although re-roofing is not necessarily a glamorous home improvement, it is certainly an important one. If you are planning a new roof, the following five upgrades will make your roof more beautiful, functional, and long-lived.

You’ll note that HGTV shows rarely even mention the roof. Unlike decks, kitchens, and baths, the roof is not really something you’d invite your friends over to admire. But re-roofing does present some appealing opportunities for the homeowner who wants to reduce maintenance and unnecessary expenses for years to come. Here are five roof upgrades to consider wh...

What Should You Expect from Your Contractor and What Questions Should You Ask?
July 28th, 2021 4:54 pm

Be Prepared for Your Next Roof Replacement with This Contractor Expectations Checklist

When Looking for a Trustworthy and Reliable Roofing Contractor, Give Us a Call Today!

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What you Should Expect

    Adequate insurance coverage. Your contractor should carry insurance to protect your home from accidental damage. Owens Corning Roofing Preferred and Platinum Preferred Contractors hold at least $1,000,000 in general liability insurance.

    Additional warranty and workmanship coverage. Your contractor should be able to offer an extended warranty that may include workmanship coverage. Owens Corning Roofing Preferred and Platinum Preferred Contractors of fer several different levels of Roofing System Limited Warranties that offer up to a lifetime* of material and workmanship coverage.**


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