Concrete roofs, metal roofing, and three tab asphalt shingles, clay shingles and slate roof are some popular roofing material choices available.
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How Long Does a Roof Last?

When you’re thinking about the integrity of your home, the question, ‘How long does a roof last?’ is one that might frequently cross your mind. Roofs are pivotal for shelter and protection, and they wear out over time. On average, a roof’s lifespan can range from 15 to 50 years, influenced by factors such as

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Roof Damage, Filing a Roof Insurance Claim
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7 Tips for Filing a Roofing Insurance Claim for Roof Damage

You can take many good steps toward protecting your home, but the unexpected still happens, and damage still occurs. This is why you have insurance. Homeowner’s insurance mitigates the impact of destructive events and helps you recover as quickly as possible.   However, roofing insurance companies can be difficult to work with, and getting your

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Summer rain, storm damage, roof perils
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5 Roof Perils to Be Aware of in the Summer

Being a new homeowner can be very exciting. After all, you finally have a place that you can call your own. That said, many beginner homeowners may not be aware of everything that goes into maintaining their home, and a big part of this is the roof. The roof might just be one of the

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Overhead and profit
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When Are Overhead and Profit Recoverable?

Consider several Overhead and Profit scenarios you might encounter: An insurance company will pay Overhead and Profit after work is completed, but they won’t pay it on actual cash value (ACV) payments. An insurance company withholds Overhead and Profit from roofing, cleaning, mitigation, or debris removal or other specific areas of an estimate. An insurance

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Roof supplements
Roofing Supplements

Be Prepared for the Next Hailstorm: A Guide for Roofing Companies

Hailstorms can cause significant damage to homes, and when these storms hit, roofing companies are in high demand. As a roofer, it’s essential to be prepared for the sudden influx of customers and ensure that your business can efficiently manage the workload. It pays to be proactive—not reactive! Below are 7 tips that will help

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Roof supplements
Roofing Supplements

Roofers, Here Are Your Top 3 Complaints

Roofing is a demanding job that requires hard work and specialized skills. As such, it is no surprise that roofers have their fair share of complaints and challenges. Below are the top three complaints roofers have when completing roof repair projects–and a partial solution to one of those complaints. #1 Materials and Weather Roofers often

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Roofing Supplements
Roofing Supplements

True or False: Insurance Companies Get Pissed When You File Roofing Supplements

What are roofing supplements? Roofing supplements are additional insurance claims filed when a roofing contractor requests trades, labor, or materials that were not a part of the original roofing claim. For example, an insurance adjuster may not have accounted for the correct number of roofing materials (shingles, flashing, drip edge, etc.) needed to repair the

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Roofing Supplement Services
Roofing Supplements

Save Your Sanity (+Time +Money) Outsource Your Roofing Supplements

If you work in the roofing industry, dealing with insurance claim estimates, adjusters, and paperwork can be a hassle. Many contractors find it their least favorite part of the job, and it’s no surprise why. Administrative tasks like these can quickly eat up 50% or more of your day, leaving little time for the essential

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roof replacement
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What Should Be Included in a Complete Roof Replacement? (Part 2)

Three Additional Roof Components  In Part One, we looked at six of the nine standard components that must be considered when replacing a roof–decking, flashing, underlayment, drip edges, ice and water shields, and asphalt shingles (or another cladding material). Now in Part Two, we look at the last three roofing components that typically need to

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roof replacement
Roofing Supplements

What Should Be Included in a Complete Roof Replacement? (Part 1)

Homeowners, Here’s Your Guide When you glance at a typical asphalt shingle roof, what you mostly see are the shingles. However, the shingles are only one of nine components that make up the entire system that is your roof!  If you were asked to name all nine parts of your roofing system, you may not

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