Articles by: wittenroofing

Do I Need a New Roof?

Sometimes a roof can naturally reach the end of its useful life without experiencing a roof failure. It just looks old and worn, and you are doing preventive maintenance on your home. If replacing an old roof is delayed, however, it could result in bigger problems down the road. So, […]

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2021 TPO Roof Cost and Pros & Cons of TPO Membrane Roofs

TPO is technically a polypropylene based plastic combined with ethylene/propylene rubber. Plastic and rubber, mixed is what comprises a thermoplastic roofing membrane designed primarily for low-slope roofing applications with energy-efficiency in mind. Much of the information online boasts how TPO is increasingly popular in commercial flat roofing. The thing is, […]

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3 Ways Summer Weather Can Damage your Roof

While homeowners should maintain their roof year-round, summer deserves extra attention. Between hot, sunny afternoons and sudden thunder and lightning storms, summer weather is not the kindest weather to your roof, and roof damage often goes unnoticed at first. Minor damage caused by previous weather only gets worse with the […]

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8 Warning Signs that Your Roof is Shot

Your roof is a pretty critical part of having a warm, cozy and leak free home. Here’s how to notice potential issues before they become big ones. 1.) Your roof’s 25th Birthday is fast approaching. 2.) The shingles are curling. – Shingles can curl in two ways: There’s cupping, which […]

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Signs your Roof has Storm Damage

Roofs are designed to withstand strong elements, but sometimes heavy storms can win the battle with your roof, and it may cause damage. It is important to have a thorough roof inspection, as this damage may be hard to see from the ground. Homeowners should watch out for signs of […]

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Benefits of Metal Roofing

Metal roofing can last as long as 50 years or more and, in most cases, requires very little maintenance over the course of its lifespan. Asphalt roofing, on the other hand, will typically need to be replaced every 15-20 years or less depending on the quality of material. So even […]

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