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Roof Decay

What Causes a Roof to Deteriorate?

You may have wondered what actually causes a roof to deteriorate.  It would seem like they should last forever, but this isn’t the case and most last around 30 years or less.  Because your roof is constantly exposed to the elements, it is only natural that it will wear and age over time. Common Causes […]

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Roof Maintenance

Roof Maintenance

Most homeowners do not eagerly anticipate the day when they have to replace their roof, which due to the cost to replace roof types, is not surprising.  What many homeowners don’t know is that there are many things that they can do to protect and prolong the life of their roof.  You might think that […]

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efficient home insulation

How does a well sealed attic help lower AC Costs?

Most houses in Austin (and the entire state of Texas) have an attic, which is the one place that has the biggest energy leaks in the entire house, aside from a basement. A home consists of an “envelope” which is the living space encased with insulation that is heated or cooled. For the majority of […]

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texas roof ventilation

Ventilation and Roofing

Good Ventilation is an important factor in ensuring you not only have a healthy and long lasting roof, but also have a more energy-efficient home. A well ventilated roof cools the attic, which is especially important for homes that are located in the middle of the Texas summer heat. Imagine your attic is like an […]

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Roof-Inspection

How to check if your roof has damage

Whether you’re looking to buy a home, sell a home, or just make sure your house isn’t about to fall apart, knowing how to make sure everything is running correctly is important. Your roof is a very important part of your home. A damaged roof can cause water leaks, more inefficient energy savings, and vermin infestation. The […]

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