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Roofing Resources and Articles

Does Your Roof Have Snow and Ice Damage?

How do ice dams form? Ice dams form along the roof's edge, usually above the overhang. Here's why. Heat and warm air leaking from the living space below melt the snow, which trickles down to the colder edge of the roof (above the eaves) and refreezes. Every inch of snow that accumulates on the roof insulates the roof deck a little more. This keeps more heat in the attic, which in turn makes the roof [...]

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Does Your Roof Have Hail Damage?

How does hail form? Hail forms when frozen water drops are lifted in turbulent wind regimes during thunderstorms. The frozen drops of water increase in size and eventually fall to earth as hail having been driven by a combination of gravity and wind forces. Hailstones vary in size from pea size (1/4-inch diameter), through marble size (3/4-inch diameter), to golf ball size (1 1/2inch diameter), and to even larger size in extreme storms. Hail size [...]

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Does Your Roof Have Wind Damage?

How does wind cause damage? When wind passes over and around a building, it generates inward or outward pressures on the walls and inward or outward (uplift) pressures on the roofs. Inward (positive) pressures are generated on the windward side of the building as the wind blows against a wall or roof surface, such as a steep roof. This positive pressure does not damage shingles unless the tabs are lifted such that the pressure can [...]

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Insurance Claim Assistance for Replacing Your Damaged Roof

Insurance Claim Assistance Did you know that some damage to your home, inside and out, may be covered by your homeowner's insurance? Not sure how to handle insurance claims? Tired of trying to figure out your adjustment? Confused by all the lines and values? Tired of wondering if your roof will get replaced? We will handle your claim for FREE – and do all the work for your insurance companies’ negotiated price – GUARANTEED! Free [...]

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What Is Sunshine Really Doing to my Roof?

No matter the season, harsh UV rays can take a toll on your roof, especially in northwestern Colorado. Heat damage is no joke when it comes to maintaining the integrity of your roof in. All across Colorado, we can experience brutal heat and intense UV rays year round; and while your roof can withstand many weather extremes, a constant beating of sunshine can lead to heat damage, and can have killer effects on your roofing [...]

Cold Roof VS Hot Roof

Homes in the rocky mountains of Colorado are built to withstand major snow loads but they are also built to help keep your house warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Understanding the difference in the type of roof you have can help you to better understand how your home utilizes the airflow to keep the weather out of your home year round. Cold roofs are typically characterized by the ability for outside [...]

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