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4 Reasons Synthetic Roof Underlay Is Worth the Added Cost Over Felt

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When considering roofing materials, people generally give all their thought to the outer layer. However, you should also think about the roofing underlay. This is an additional layer placed beneath the roofing materials you see from outside, and it’s a vital extra line of defence against damage and water penetration. It used to be that all roofing underlay was made from felt—in fact, people have been using felt for that purpose for hundreds of years.…

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When Is Metal Roofing Worth the Investment for Your Home?

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Homeowners may not realise that a metal roof can be a good investment for their home, as they often assume that metal is drab and will be very noisy during a storm. However, today’s metal roofs are painted, or powder coated a colour that makes them very attractive. Layers of insulating material under the metal roof add to their sound insulation so that they can remain quiet. If you’ve never thought about having a metal roof installed on your home, note when it may be the best option.…

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Gutter Upgrades Your Roofer Can Install to Reduce Roofing Damage

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As a homeowner, one of the issues you may have is with your guttering. You may have leaks, older portions of the gutter or continual issues with drainage. These issues can lead to the gutter hanging and pulling on the roofline. This can be especially frustrating for new roofs and recent roof restorations. Here are some of the gutter upgrades you can have installed to help reduce guttering issues. Gutter Guards…

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Are Old Gutters Damaging Your Home?

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Replacing old gutters on your home may not be a priority for you right now. You may think that a few leaks here and there when it rains won’t do any harm. However, leaky or broken gutters can result in some structural damage that you shouldn’t ignore. How do old gutters affect your home and what should you do about it? Water Damage to the Building If your gutters aren’t fit for purpose then they don’t carry water away from your home, they let water in.…

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