Roof Repair

Roof Sheathing Condition

Published on March 6th, 2013 by Sam in Roof Repair 101

Roof Sheathing Condition

One of the major factors in re-roofing work is the condition of the existing roof sheathing underneath the roof covering. If through the years the sheathing boards have remained basically dry throughout all the areas of your roof you may be able to save money. Moisture damaged boards will probably need to be replaced. Sometimes [...]

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Prison Time for Roof Repair Scammer

Published on February 27th, 2013 by Sam in Scams

Prison Time for Roof Repair Scammer

In Madison County Nebraska, 29 year old Jerry Hendon from Garland, received 18-24 months for each of the two counts of theft by unlawful taking or disposition. Two residents from Norfolk were taken for thousands of dollars for roof work that was never completed. Hendon told victims he was working with a company called Exterior [...]

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Re-Roofing Considerations

Published on February 25th, 2013 by roofguy in Roof Repair 101

Re-Roofing Considerations

Many people assume that they can cut corners in the cost of roof repair and replacement by simply adding a new layer of roof materials over an existing layer. Although there are some instances in which this may be an acceptable practice, but there are some things to consider before having the job done. Proceed [...]

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Roof Remodelers Code of Ethics

Published on February 22nd, 2013 by Sam in Roof Contractors

Roof Remodelers Code of Ethics

The Roofing Industry and the home improvement field, like certain others involving consumer products and services has its share of con artists. Not many, but enough to make customer complaints fairly frequent. The Better Business Bureau indicate that in spite of this relatively high amount of complaints, an large percent of them are settled without [...]

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Litigation for Glen Ellyn Roof

Published on February 20th, 2013 by Sam in Roofs

Litigation for Glen Ellyn Roof

The Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center in Glen Ellyn has spent $950,000 so far to fix a leaky roof yet still had buckets and tarps to capture the water leaking from the roof. The 88,000 square foot recreation center opened in 2010, Solaris Roofing Solutions was hired in April 2012 to add a single layer [...]

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Eco-Friendly Roofing Made Simple

Published on February 18th, 2013 by admin in Roof Materials

Eco-Friendly Roofing Made Simple

For the average homeowner, choosing a new roof material simply follows suit with what material was previously used on the home. However, making the change to a green roof product can be both environmentally friendly and cost effective for the homeowner. When looking to upgrade to an eco-friendly roof product, the choices can be narrowed [...]

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Roofing Contractors

Published on February 15th, 2013 by Sam in Roof Contractors

Roofing Contractors

When choosing a contractor, if your home has a relatively low sloped roof, the re-roofing job will not be too much of a problem. Steeper or more completed roofs will require more diligence when selecting a roofing contractor. If you take more time choosing your contractor, asking a lot of questions, making a few phone [...]

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Governor Urges to Clear Roofs

Published on February 13th, 2013 by Sam in Weather Roofing

Governor Urges to Clear Roofs

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy toured the state Monday to observe the damage done by the recent storm, calling school superintendents urging them to make sure drains are clear and flat roofs are cleared of snow. Malloy said “Schools are important resources. Please get somebody up on the roof. At the very least, make sure [...]

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College Students Install New Roof for Training

Published on February 8th, 2013 by Sam in Roof Repair 101

College Students Install New Roof for Training

The carpentry class at Missoula College got hands on training while putting on asphalt shingles onto an elderly disabled woman’s home this week. The 8 second year students became roofers under the direction of Dennis Deneke their teacher. The students fixed the leaky roof for the mobile home owner Mary Steinert who uses a wheelchair [...]

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Elderly Woman Claims Overcharged for Roof

Published on February 6th, 2013 by Sam in New Roof

Elderly Woman Claims Overcharged for Roof

In another case of buyer beware, an elderly woman in Knoxville Tennessee said she overpaid for a new roof for her house. Mary, the 86 year old woman said she signed 3 contracts with B and E roofing in the same day saying the contractor said he didn’t want to have to make multiple trips [...]

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