How to care for a flat roof in the Pacific Northwest

Water drainage on a flat roof

Flat roofs are a common choice for buildings in the Pacific Northwest, especially in urban areas. They are relatively easy to install and provide an additional outdoor living space. However, flat roofs require maintenance to ensure they last a long time. This blog post will review some tips for caring for a flat roof in…

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What to Know About Your Roof as a Homeowner

Family in yard

As a homeowner, it’s essential to understand your roof and what it requires to maintain its functionality and longevity. So here are some things to know about your roof: Roof type: The type of roof you have can significantly impact its lifespan and the maintenance required. Some common roof types include asphalt shingles, metal, tile,…

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Preparing for a Roof Replacement

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A new roof will enhance the value of your home and protect it for years to come. Most of the work will be done by a responsible roofing company, including preparing your old roof for removal and cleaning up afterward. Follow these tips to make your roof replacement as smooth as possible. Preparing outside your…

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Do You Need a New Roof Before Selling Your House?

Is your home going on the market in 2023? You may be wondering if you should update your roof. Is it better to fix minor problems, replace it altogether, or try to sell the house with the roof as-is? In a nutshell, it depends. Regardless of your roof, home, and prospective sale, there are relevant…

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What every homeowner should know about roof maintenance

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New roofs last about 15 to 30 years, depending on their materials. So you may not have to worry about replacing your copper, slate, or tile roof for more than 30 years. However, it’s not a good idea to let your roof go unattended for long periods before you give it some attention. It is…

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When installing a skylight, take these factors into consideration

Photo of a skylight in a home

Skylights are the perfect way to improve natural light in a room, especially one that cannot be fitted with traditional windows. You need to know a few things before you hire your contractor to cut out a huge hole in your roof. Here are a few things to consider before installing one. Where on the…

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