Moss on Your Roof? Here Is Why You Should Be Concerned

It’s not uncommon to see black streaks or green moss growing on the roofs of homes in Maine’s communities. While the appearance may lend itself to what some may consider a desirable contrast to the roof color, most often, it means there’s moisture present that can erode the roofing material and shorten the lifespan of…

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When Should I Remove Snow From My Roof?

As the winter months bring on the snow, you may be wondering what you should do with the mounds of it building on your rooftop. Many factors contribute to when you should remove snow from your roof, including the age of the structure and the weight of the snow. It’s always a good idea to…

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Keep Those Gutters Clean this Summer!

The summer months are one of the most critical times of the year to keep your gutters clean and free-flowing. The hot summer weather routinely brings thunderstorms, downpours, and gutters that are overflowing with debris. Proper gutter maintenance is important even in the dog days of summer in order to avoid leaks, water damage to…

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Does Roof Raking Damage My Roof?

In Maine, the snow can pile up quickly on surfaces. When it begins to accumulate on the roof of your home, you may recognize it’s time to take action. Snow can weigh as much as 60 pounds per cubic foot – that puts a lot of pressure on your roof to remain strong and structurally sound. One of the…

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How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

Snow in Maine is pretty much an inevitable fact over the winter months. Protecting your home investment is crucial, particularly when the snow on your roof begins to pile up. Roofs that are flat or with pitches that are not steep can offer particular challenges in keeping snow from building up. There is information every…

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