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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Can I Repair Just a Section of My Roof?

A repair or re-roof of your home or business can be a sizeable investment, and it can feel even more overwhelming if you are not immediately planning for the project. Uneven wear, damage caused by weather, or fallen trees and branches are just some of the reasons you might wonder if it is possible to…

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Snow Guards for Metal Roofs

Winter in Maine can bring a multitude of snowstorms and in quick succession. Quickly changing temperatures can also mean a lot of snow melting and refreezing. This can cause problems for roofs of various types. For owners of metal roofs, it can actually create a hazard.  Snow and ice buildup can slide off a metal…

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Busting Five Metal Roof Myths

Whether your old roof is ready for replacement or you’re building a new home, the type of roof to install is an important decision. Asphalt shingles tend to be the most common choice for many people, however, metal roofing is becoming a popular choice here in Maine. If you’ve never lived in a home with…

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Tips to Prevent Moss From Growing on Your Roof

Moss on your roof may look quaint like you’ve stumbled across something out of Hansel & Gretel but it can actually do serious damage to a roof. Left unattended it can cause almost any roofing material to degenerate and drastically shorten its lifespan. Let’s look at the problem and how to solve it. Moss and…

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