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The Top 6 Roofing Materials for Utah Homes

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A variety of roofing materials is available today, but not all of them are appropriate for use in Utah. Whether you’re building a new house or thinking about a roof replacement for your current home, choosing the right material requires careful consideration. Cost is an important factor, of course, but you also need to select a new roof that is structurally and aesthetically appropriate for your home. Here are the top six types of roofing materials recommended by professional roofers in Utah. Asphalt Shingle Roofing Asphalt shingle roofing is widely used throughout Utah and the Inte

Is Your Utah Roof Ready for Stormy Spring Weather?

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Every Utah roof faces the perils of winter storms, including the threat of damage from heavy snow and ice. Now, as we face the stormy weather of spring and summer, it’s time to make sure the winter weather hasn’t compromised your roof. Heavy rains, high winds, hail and lightning don’t necessarily lead to major roof problems – unless yours is already in need of repair. Now is the time to make sure your roofing system is ready for those not-so-gentle spring showers. Check the Drainage System If you’re like most Utah homeowners, you probably didn’t brave the cold weather to c

3 Major Benefits of Slate Roofing

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Slate roofing tiles have become an increasingly popular choice for northern Utah homeowners. Use of this roofing material had been on the decline for close to 100 years, pushed aside by asphalt shingles, concrete tiles and other materials that can be mass produced and installed at a lower cost. But as more people have come to recognize the benefits of slate roofing, it’s making a comeback. And with all that slate has going for it, you may also want to consider it for your new roof. Benefit No. 1: Slate Roofing Is Extremely Durable Slate roofing tiles are built to last for a long

How a Cheap Roof Can Cost Utah Homeowners

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A cheap roof job might seem like a good idea if you’re trying to save money — and who isn’t? Why not go with a bargain-basement roofing bid if it allows you to keep more cash in your pocket? The answer is simple — when it comes to roof replacement, you’ll get what you pay for. In fact, spending less money on a new roof can end up costing you much more in the long run. Low Prices Lure Homeowners into Choosing a Cheap Roof Industry experts recommend getting at least three roof installation quotes before choosing which roofer to hire. Most homeowners follow that advice and c

What Causes a Sagging Roof?

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A sagging roof is certainly an eyesore. Roofing lines are designed to be straight, not curved or drooping. More important than your roof’s appearance, however, is its structural integrity. Sagging, especially when extreme, can be a warning sign that your roof may be headed for a collapse. Taking care of your roof can help it remain sound for decades. But even if you’re diligent about maintenance and repair, any roof has the potential to droop. Understanding why can help you prevent a costly problem. Water Damage Can Result in a Sagging Roof All roofs are designed for optimal dr