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Choose Designer Shingles to Improve Your Utah Home’s Value

Choose Designer Shingles to Improve Your Utah Home’s Value
Adding designer shingles to your Utah home can significantly improve the curb appeal and value of your property without breaking your home improvement budget. Designer shingles is a term commonly used to describe dimensional asphalt single roofing materials that mimic the look of more expensive options such as tile and slate. And, even though these materials cost far less than the traditional materials they resemble, they are significantly more durable and long-lasting than traditional asphalt roofing. What Are Designer Shingles? If you’re familiar with the upscale appearance and s

Replace the Roof Before Selling Your Home? Pros & Cons

Replace the Roof Before Selling
Do you have to replace the roof before you list your home for sale? The short answer is that you probably don’t have to do a roof replacement before you list the home. However, you may want to, if it will help you get a better price for your house. But what if the cost of roof replacement is more than you can get in increased value? To determine the best approach, you’ll have to weigh the advantages against the disadvantages. Or you could consider some alternatives to help you achieve your goals. Pros of Replacing the Roof Before Selling Your Home When touring your home, on

Sustainable Roofing Materials for Your Utah Home

Sustainable Roofing Materials for Your Utah Home
Sustainable roofing materials are quickly becoming the industry standard for new home construction. And, following that trend, customers who need a Utah roof replacement are also requesting more environmentally conscious materials. If you’re considering a re-roof project or a tear-off and replacement, give some thought to what type of material you might consider for a more eco-friendly home. Sustainable materials generally help you cut down your home’s energy use and help improve indoor comfort and stability. Many of these materials are fabricated from recycled materials or they

How to Prevent Roof Damage from Squirrels 

How to prevent roof damage from squirrels
If you have a squirrel problem at your Utah home, roof damage could become an issue for you. These little critters might be cute, but they can use their sharp teeth and claws to work their way through shingles and destroy both your roof decking and underlayment. Fortunately, Utah roofers know a few tricks for getting rid of rooftop rodents. Trim Your Trees Watch the squirrels in your yard for a bit and you’ll be able to see how they’re getting up on the rooftop. Most often, trees are to blame. If you have any long tree limbs or branches that extend over or near your rooft

Commercial Flat Roofs: 5 Tricks to Stop Water Ponding

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Water ponding can be a problem for commercial flat roofs. Standing water can attract insects, lead to mold and algae growth, and create interior leaks. It can accelerate the deterioration of the roofing materials, reducing the longevity of the roof. Ponding can also invalidate roofing warranties and compromise your building’s structural integrity. Fortunately, professional roofing contractors have workable solutions for eliminating or preventing water pooling on commercial flat roofs. No. 1: Fix Low Spots Despite the common perception to the contrary, commercial flat roof