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Vinyl Gutters – Pros and Cons

All homeowners need a suitable gutter system to help protect their home from water and roof damage. The gutter system helps to keep the rainwater from standing on your roof and help to direct the water into specific areas. It will help to get rid of the “waterfall” effect that the rainwater produces when it falls off your homes side if there are no gutters in place. Metal gutters use to be the choice of homeowners. Now vinyl gutters are becoming more popular. As with any type of guttering, there are pros and cons.

Expanding the Life of Your Roof

On average, a new roof can cost as much as eight thousand dollars so it is important that you take care of your roof to prolong the life of the roof. One way to accomplish this is to do periodic roof cleaning. Having a roof that looks, splotchy and streaky is not normal. Bacteria known as gloeocapsa magma generally is the cause of those stains and streaks you see on the roof.

What Do You Oil Wood Gutters With?

What do you oil wood gutters with? It seems like every expert has a different answer! In this short article, I want to give you my recommendations and hopefully not add more confusion to the subject. My information comes from John Leeke of Historical HomeWorks and from my own personal experience.

Top 10 Causes for Roof Leaks

If your roof is leaking, contact a licensed roofing contractor for prompt and professional roof inspection. In the meantime, learn the most common causes for roof leaks to prevent these situations in the future!

Different Types Of Roofing Services

Roofing is an essential part of any housing. If the roofing is done improperly then there is a good chance of leakage or any other damage to the house. Hence, seeking a professional’s help is always advisable.

Durable, But Flexible Materials for Your Roof

EPDM membrane is a durable and flexible material you can use for your roofing needs. It holds up well to any type of weather and it is far less expensive than other materials out there. It is important to look at the thickness and the quality of the product. Not all of the brands are the same and you don’t want to compromise when it comes to what will be offered to you.

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