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Roofing Design Tips to Make the Most of Your Roof

More than just a necessary element that caps and protects the house, your roof is an important part of the face or appearance of your home. In general, roofing covers about 30 percent of the area seen when looking at your house from the street or drive. And although the facade holds a majority at 60 percent, the roof is still a large part of what makes a good visual impression for your home.

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Top Tips on Roofing Repairs For a Drier Spring

April showers may bring May flowers, but the spring rain also brings to head any problems with your shingles, roof vents and chimney. Roofing repairs are best tackled in the months of spring before the contractors get overly busy with installations and more importantly, before the interior of your home becomes damaged from water leaks.

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When building a new home it is up to the roofing contractor to follow the recommendations of the designer. In wintry areas of the country metal, especially aluminum sheet roofing, is popular because it sheds the heavy snows before the build-up can cause structural damage. In southern areas, where snow is a non-entity, clay tile roofing both reflects and dissipates the heat before it can get into the home.

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How Adding Dormer Windows Alters Your Roofing

Attics are often under appreciated. This dark and dingy space provides an ideal area for your new home office, guest bedroom or playroom. And adding dormer windows will open up this space with brightness and warmth. Because installing dormers alters your roofing in various ways, this project requires extensive planning and the help of an experienced contractor.

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