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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Springtime Means Roof-Checking Time

It’s time to inspect your roof for damage. Maine winters take a toll on our homes and property, and the severe late-season storms in March and April may have caused some damage to your roof. While it is never safe for a homeowner to climb onto their own roof, there are plenty of things you…

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How Long Do My Existing Shingles Have Left?

Most of us don’t mark the calendar 20 years into the future to check on the condition of our roof and shingles; in fact, once our new roof has been installed, we likely don’t think of it much at all. Fortunately, a new roof should last 20 years or more when installed properly, using quality…

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