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Old roof might be causing you increased utility bills

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Possible cause: Insufficient attic ventilation causes heating/cooling system to run excessively. In warm weather, inadequate ventilation will trap hot air in the attic, causing air conditioning systems to work harder, or leaving your home’s interior hotter and less comfortable. Attic Ventilation: In both hot and cold weather, insufficient attic ventilation may cause moisture in the attic to become trapped and condense on the rafters. This condensed moisture can drip down onto the insulation and reduce its effectiveness. Excessive energy costs can result. Time to call for an estimate!
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Serving Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Durham, Morrisville, Garner, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas.

Old and New Rafters

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This photo shows warped rafters that gave the appearance of a wavy roof. In order to correct the problem, we sistered new straight rafters so that we can level out the roof. This is critical to ensure a leveled roof line…and a happy client!

Serving Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Durham, Morrisville, Garner, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas.

Roof Missing a Ridge Vent!

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Unbelievable! This is what we discovered when we removed the shingles off a roof. NO RIDGE VENT! This an example of a VERY improper roof installation. It caused the roof to fail prematurely.
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Serving Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Durham, Morrisville, Garner, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas.

Warped Rafters from a Wavy Roof

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This photo shows warped rafters that gave the appearance of a wavy roof. In order to correct the problem, we sistered new straight rafters so that we can level out the roof. This is critical to ensure a leveled roof line…and a happy client!
old and new rafters
Serving Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Durham, Morrisville, Garner, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas.

Repair or Replace your Roof?

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According to great this article, a complete new roof can be cheaper in the long term. Partial re-roofing jobs are more expensive on a cost per square (a 10′ x 10′ area) basis which means a partial roof repair can cost one third of the cost of a complete roof replacement. Read to learn more…

Serving Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Durham, Morrisville, Garner, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas.

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