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What is a roof ice dam, and how do I fix it?

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An Ice Dam is a hump of ice that forms at the edge of a roof under certain wintertime conditions. An ice dam can damage both your roof and the inside of your home. It will put gutters and downspouts at risk too. There are several things you can do to avoid getting an ice dam or to reduce the risk of damage after one has formed, but there’s really only one cure: a combination of better sealing, insulation, and venting in the attic and eaves.

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Roofing Award 2016!

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Roofing award 2016 - Serving Cary, Raleigh, Durham, Apex, Charlotte and Surrounding areas. Triangle 919-906-3791. Charlotte 704-330-9252We’ve earned yet another roofing award from Thumbtack! 2016 has been amazing so far and many of our roofing customers–living in Cary, Raleigh, Apex, and other Wake county locations–have loved their new roofs!

Although our roofing manufactures have a beautiful selection of shingle colors, Moiré Black by CertainTeed is always a popular choice among our roofing customers. Weathered Wood by CertainTeed and Charcoal by GAF are two other commonly picked shingle roof colors. All the new roofs look beautiful if you ask me.

Serving Cary, Apex, Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding areas! Click here to schedule an estimate.

What are roof nail pops, and why do I need to fix them?

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Many things can cause roof nail pops. During climate changes, expansion and contraction can make the nail pop up. When this happens, the roof shingles become loose and start to lift.

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Certainteed’s Asphalt Roofing Shingle Options

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Roof Shingles

Asphalt roofing shingles are the most commonly used covering on residential properties in the market. Asphalt’s primary purpose in roofing shingles is to serve as a waterproofing agent.  It also holds the granules in place and adds to the overall strength of the roofing shingle.  The best asphalt will stay flexible and won’t dry out, become hard or grow brittle for the expected life of the roofing shingle. Read more about the different types of asphalt shingles below.

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Roof Elements

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Ever wonder what makes up your roof? While a roof is more than the sum of its parts, we still find it’s still helpful to know about the different parts.

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