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Roof Colors Can Affect Your East Tennessee Home’s Temperature

In this posting, we’ll talk more about the impact of colors on your roof. In one important respect, your roof is really no different than your clothing or the interior of your car.  Some colors reflect heat.  Others absorb it and create a much hotter environment. That’s why your choice of roofing colors can make…
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Hot Knoxville Summers Can Damage Your Roof

Summer weather can be hard on your roof.  July is the hottest month in Knoxville with an average temperature of 88 degrees.  Unlike your skin, there’s no lotion or moisturizer to protect your roof from the ravages of the sun. Roofing materials expand as the temperature rises and contracts as it cools. During the summer,…
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DIY Roofing: Think Twice. It’s Full of Hazards!

When it comes to roof repairs, some homeowners are tempted to do it themselves in an effort to save money and prove their skills. Many consider themselves to be craftsmen with a track record of successful home improvement projects.  Their confidence level can be very high as they give themselves permission to take on increasingly…
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Spring Storms Can Wreak Havoc on Your Roof

As we enjoy the warmer days of Spring, life takes on a fresh look.  The trees have new leaves.  Flowers are blooming.  Birds are singing, and the days are longer.  All in all, life is good. We even welcome that refreshing Spring rain that cleans the air and renews the earth. Sometimes, though, the weather…
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Virus Downtime: A Good Time for Roof Repairs

The current COVID-19 crisis is hurting millions of Americans financially. Forbes magazine reports that unemployment claims are through the roof while small businesses have been clamoring to secure loans that, at this point, may no longer be available. It’s a time when money is overwhelmingly scarce for a lot of people, and when anyone with…
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Your Roofer Can Help with Homeowner’s Insurance Claims

You pay those homeowner insurance premiums every month, and most of the time everything goes smoothly.  No damage.  No claims.  No problem. Then comes that big rainstorm.  Thunder.  Lightning.  High winds.  Hail. That big tree you’ve been worried about for months starts to sway.  Next thing you know, a big limb crashes through the roof….
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Spring: A Good Time of Year for Roof Replacement

Spring is the best time to get your roof inspected and repaired from damages sustained during the winter. It’s also the time when you get your tax refund, giving you some extra bucks to spend on your roof. During the spring, most construction trades pick up the pace. This is based on three simple reasons:…
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Roof Inspections. Are They Really Necessary?

As a homeowner, you have plenty of routine things to do to keep your home in top shape.  Changing lightbulbs.  Trimming the shrubs.  New air filters for the HVAC.  Knocking down that pesky wasp nest.  It can seem never ending. That’s why many homeowners take their roof for granted.  It’s always there doing its job. …
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Poor Ventilation Can Damage Your Roof

The move toward more energy-efficient homes, while good for the environment and the utility bill, is having an impact on the integrity and lifespan of our roofs. Energy-efficient homes seek to create an air-tight interior that can lock in moisture leading to condensation on your windows, mold problems and roof failures. That’s why proper ventilation is…
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Haag-Certified Roof Professionals

If you’re ill and need a reliable diagnosis, most people want the best physician they can find – someone who not only has basic skills but who has gone the extra mile to obtain the specialized medical training that can make the difference in your condition. In much the same way, for roofing contractors and…
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