What Homeowners Should Know About Asbestos Roof Replacement

Posted on: 28 April 2019

As a homeowner, when you find out that you have asbestos roofing, your first step is likely to have an inspection. The inspection will let you know how bad the asbestos is, and how removal should occur. Once this is determined, the next step is replacement. If you aren't sure what to know or expect during the asbestos roof replacement, here are several key points to consider. These points can help you prepare for the replacement and for some issues that may happen.
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3 Top Factors to Consider when Choosing Fasteners for Metal Roofing

Posted on: 26 April 2019

It is the little things that count. While this is a common phrase that people use in day-to-day life, it is one that experienced roofers understand well. While metal roof fasteners might seem like a small part of a roofing system, the fasteners hold the system together. As a rookie roofer, your choice of roofing fasteners determines the roof's performance and in essence the entire building's. Therefore, it is essential to use ideal fasteners.
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Property Flipping Questions: Should You Replace an Asbestos Roof?

Posted on: 20 November 2018

If you've recently bought a property to restore and sell, then you want to keep your costs as low as possible. The less you spend on the house, the more money you make when you sell it again. If you've been told that the house's roof is made from asbestos, then you may not be sure whether to take the roof down and replace it. This isn't a small job and it will increase your budget, but it is worth doing.
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How to Tell if Your Guttering May Be Causing Roof Damage

Posted on: 8 September 2018

The main purpose of guttering is to direct water away from your walls and foundations, which prevents it soaking in and causing structural damage during rainfall. That's not the only job your gutters do, however — they also help keep the rain off your roof, which prevents problems like leaks and sagging. This can be a problem, however, in that it's not always obvious that there's damage developing in your roof unless there's a leak, and even then it's difficult to know what's causing it.
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