Roof Inspection: An Overview of the Process

The roof, as a whole (which includes all its accessories and supporting structures), represents the biggest protection of your home against the elements. Caring for it is thus common sense, as you’d want your most important shield to be up to par and working for as long as possible.

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Comparison of Different Ice Dam Removal Methods

Nothing means wintry wonderland more than seeing icicles hanging on the edges of your roof one chilly morning, but they’re not as harmless as you think. Behind this charming façade is a lurking danger, both for your roof and even your safety. Icicles, or technically stalactites, are symptoms of a much bigger problem, according to … Continued

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Wet Insulation: Is It Bad for Your Home?

Your home’s exterior needs the insulation to keep your home comfortable throughout the year. Sometimes moisture may make its way to your home’s insulation and cause damage. In today’s post, the residential roofing contractors at Bone Dry Roofing discuss why wet insulation is bad for your home, and how you can keep it dry. Moisture … Continued

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How Much Snow Can Roofs Hold?

Snow may be lightweight as individual snowflakes, however, it can exert a tremendous amount of pressure when it piles up on the roof. In today’s post, local roofing contractor Bone Dry Roofing answers the question: how much snow can roofs hold?

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How Does Ventilation Help Roofing Systems?

Getting stuck with an emergency roof repair job in the middle of winter is, at best, greatly inconvenient, and at worst, severely problematic. Aside from the occasional hail storm and heavy snowfall, the most common roofing issues that plague Midwest homeowners is caused by improper or inadequate ventilation in their roofing systems. Ventilation allows your … Continued

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4 Signs Your Gutters Are Failing

According to gutter and roofing contractors, gutters are an important part of any property, catching and directing rainwater away to prevent moisture damage on roofs and the rest of your home. However, as time goes by, it’s possible for gutters to fail. You’ll need to get them replaced as soon as you can so it’s … Continued

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Your Guide to Maintaining Your Roof During the Fall Season

As a homeowner, it’s your responsibility to keep your roofing system in good condition. After all, it is your home’s first line of defense against the elements and therefore, it’s important that it remains in top shape at all times. To achieve this, it’s highly recommended that you regularly have your roof maintained. However, maintenance … Continued

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How Proper Attic Insulation Helps Your Home and Roof

The performance of your roof involves more than durable roofing shingles. It takes a complete roofing system—including ventilation and insulation products—to maximize your roof’s performance and durability. These elements work together to provide additional comfort and help to: Extend the life of your roof Save money on heating and cooling costs Reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Attic … Continued

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Best Practices When Applying Attic Insulation

There are many benefits to having a roofing contractor install proper insulation in your attic. A well-insulated attic can help regulate humidity levels on your roof, preventing moisture damage on the wooden support structures that hold your roof up. It can also improve the energy efficiency of your home by increasing the insulation ability of your roof. … Continued

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How to Limit Hail Damage on Your Roof

One hailstorm will not necessarily require you to get a full roof replacement. In fact, newer modern roofing systems are designed to withstand almost anything the weather can throw at it, hailstones included. Problems start to arise, however, when these weather conditions happen two, three, or more times, after which, your roof could show signs … Continued

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