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Few parts of your house are exposed to the elements as completely as the roof. The roof has to rise above anything the sky throws at it - rain, snow, hail, ultraviolet radiation. These articles will provide you with information you will need when choosing a roof.
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Roof Maintenance Caldwell ID

Anyone living in a cold climate has seen ice dams - those sparkling bands of ice that form along a roof's edge in the heart of winter. While they may look beautiful in Caldwell, they can be quite destructive. Ice dams develop when snow on the upper part of the roof melts. Water runs down the roof slope under the blanket of snow and re-freezes into a band of ice at the roof's edge, creating a dam.

Roofing Materials Caldwell ID

Few parts of your house in Caldwell are exposed to the elements as completely as the roof. The roof has to rise above anything the sky throws at it - rain, snow, hail, ultraviolet radiation. Its surface suffers the extremes of temperature, in many places reaching 120° F in the summer sun and falling well below zero in the winter.

Roof Remodeling Supplies Caldwell ID

It's one of those remodeling efforts that probably won't net much return. A buyer just expects that the roof won't leak. So be prepared to shell out no less than $2,000, even if you have a small house. And if you have a large home and exacting roofing standards, the bill can be many multiples of that.

Gutters Caldwell ID

With his foundation cracked and moving at glacial speed inward, my neighbor called for help. Over the phone he said he also suspected the sill was rotten. Could I come over and take a look? Is this rotting sill and cracking foundation on the north side of the house, or on a side of the house with lots of shrubs close to the wall? I asked. Yes, he said. Both. And are there any gutters on that side of the house? No, he said, sounding increasingly puzzled.

Water Stain Removal Caldwell ID

Imagine looking up at the ceiling of your living room in Caldwell and finding a water stain - or even worse to suddenly feel water dripping on your head. The stain is something of a mystery, leaving most homeowners wondering exactly where the water is coming from. The idea of tearing apart a home to fix a leak can give the average homeowner a sick feeling in the pit of their stomach.

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ArmorLite Caldwell ID

Say good-bye to heavy asphalt roofing shingles and say hello to ArmorLite, a new roofing system that's up to eight times lighter than traditional roofing materials such as asphalt, concrete, clay or wood, yet is more weather-resistant and more durable.

Cool Metal Caldwell ID

The roof over your head in Caldwell could be costing you money in more ways than one. It's not something you usually think about in the winter, especially if you've got snow up to your eaves, but in just a few months the sun will be beating down on your roof, warming first your attic, then the rest of your home. And that could cost you when the summer cooling bills start arriving in your mailbox.

Green Roofing Options Caldwell ID

When choosing a roofing material, it's important to consider all the options available in Caldwell, as well as your climate, your home's requirements, and health and environmental issues. Some roofing materials contain carcinogens that can affect the health of a home's occupants.

Gutters Caldwell ID

With his foundation cracked and moving at glacial speed inward, my neighbor called for help. Over the phone he said he also suspected the sill was rotten. Could I come over and take a look? Is this rotting sill and cracking foundation on the north side of the house, or on a side of the house with lots of shrubs close to the wall? I asked. Yes, he said. Both. And are there any gutters on that side of the house? No, he said, sounding increasingly puzzled.

Power Roofs Caldwell ID

In a standard installation, the roof- or pole-mounted Windsave turbine feeds electricity into a grid-connected control box, called an inverter, which converts the wind power for home use.

Roof Coating Caldwell ID

A relatively simple way to reduce your cooling bills in Caldwell this summer is to brush a reflective coating onto your roof. An uncoated roof can absorb up to 83 percent of the sun's heat, while a coated roof can reflect up to 85 percent of the sun's heat and reduce energy consumption of air-conditioning systems. Plus, a coating can extend the life of your roof by reducing sun damage.

Roof Maintenance Caldwell ID

Anyone living in a cold climate has seen ice dams - those sparkling bands of ice that form along a roof's edge in the heart of winter. While they may look beautiful in Caldwell, they can be quite destructive. Ice dams develop when snow on the upper part of the roof melts. Water runs down the roof slope under the blanket of snow and re-freezes into a band of ice at the roof's edge, creating a dam.

Roof Remodeling Supplies Caldwell ID

It's one of those remodeling efforts that probably won't net much return. A buyer just expects that the roof won't leak. So be prepared to shell out no less than $2,000, even if you have a small house. And if you have a large home and exacting roofing standards, the bill can be many multiples of that.

Roofing Materials Caldwell ID

Few parts of your house in Caldwell are exposed to the elements as completely as the roof. The roof has to rise above anything the sky throws at it - rain, snow, hail, ultraviolet radiation. Its surface suffers the extremes of temperature, in many places reaching 120° F in the summer sun and falling well below zero in the winter.

Shingles Caldwell ID

Pre-1900 shingles were traditionally made of wood, stone and metal. Shingles made of these solid natural materials are known to last for decades, even a century or more with proper maintenance.

Water Stain Removal Caldwell ID

Imagine looking up at the ceiling of your living room in Caldwell and finding a water stain - or even worse to suddenly feel water dripping on your head. The stain is something of a mystery, leaving most homeowners wondering exactly where the water is coming from. The idea of tearing apart a home to fix a leak can give the average homeowner a sick feeling in the pit of their stomach.