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Rotted Roof Sheathing and What to Do About It

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Severe Sheathing Damage

For every roof, there is roof decking. This is the very bottom layer of your roofing system. Typically, it is comprised of many 7/16 OSB sheathing boards nailed into the rafter system of the roof. Every roofing contractor should replace rotted or damaged boards when they replace your roof. Unfortunately, many don’t.

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Happy National Roofing Week!

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National Roofing Week Image

Along with the National Roofing Contractors Association, we’d like to wish you a Happy National Roofing Week! 

With roofs always “going over our heads”, it’s easy to take them for granted and forget about them, but they protect EVERYTHING in your space–whether it’s your home, your office, or your school!

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3-Tab vs. Architectural: A Quick Run-Down

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3-tab versus architectural visual side by side

Definitions:

3-tab shingles became the standard roofing material in the 1950s. They are single strips of shingles with a single layer of asphalt. They have a flat appearance and have almost a 2-D brick pattern when you see them on a full roof. They got their name from how the shingle pieces are cut into three tabs per shingle (see below). 

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Protect your roofing system with our roof tune-up maintenance program!

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roof tune-up example. Technician repairing shingles

A roof tune-up can help save you thousands of dollars in costly repairs. Ensuring a yearly routine maintenance program is an essential step in maximizing the lifespan of your roof.

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Keep those Buzzards off of Your Roof

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Vultures on roof

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, vultures (also know as “buzzards”) are known to eat and damage roof shingles! Their feces on the roof can emit a strong odor, and their destructiveness can cause expensive damage on shingles and rubber roofs. Fortunately, there are several simple and effective ways to encourage the vultures on your roof to relocate.

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