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    How to Install Christmas Lights Without Damaging Your Roof

    Every year, around mid to late November, many homeowners put up Christmas lights on their home for the holiday season. Many of which hang lights directly from their roofs. Doing so safely and properly can make any home look beautiful for the holidays. But did you know that if not done carefully, you can actually damage your roof simply by putting up Christmas lights? Nails, staples, as well as walking on your roof are all small ways that can bring...
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    5 Reasons to Not Wait to Fix Your Roof

    Deciding to wait to fix your roof when you know it needs repair is a little bit like gambling on something you know doesn’t have a good chance at being a winner. You might be able to hold off for a short time, but in the end when you decide to take care of the repair, the amount of damage that results from not fixing it sooner might merit an entirely new roof. Like all material things, roofs occasionally need...
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    What Should be Included in a Roofing Estimate?

    When it comes time to repair or replace a roof, the most common question on people’s minds is, “how much is going to cost?” And rightfully so. You should know exactly what the work on your roof is going to cost. This is where the roofing estimate comes into play. With a well-crafted roofing estimate, a roofing contractor should be able to tell you how much labor and materials are going to cost, as well as provide an accurate and...
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    Metal Roofing vs. Tile Roofing: How Do They Compare?

    When deciding between a premier style of roofing, there is often one question on the minds of homeowners. “Which is better, metal roofing or tile roofing?” To answer that question, you really need to consider the benefits that each offers against the other and the overall difference in cost. To help better compare the two options, let’s look at the qualities of each. Aesthetics and Design There is no question that both metal and tile roofing styles are among the...
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    3 Ways that Summer Heat Can Cause Roof Damage

    With Summer weather in full effect, this can leave roofs open to damage from higher temperatures. While generally older roofs are more susceptible to damage from heat, it’s still a good idea to know how warmer weather can affect a roof. To give you an idea, here are some of the most common ways that roofs can sustain damage during the summertime. 1 – Roof Degradation With increased exposure to sunlight and heat, this can cause asphalt shingles to curl...
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    What to Do for Summer Roof Maintenance

    While not something many people often think about, roof maintenance really is something that needs to be kept up with all year long. Yes, summer is a time for fun in the sun, but it’s also a good time to take care of some basic summer roof maintenance. While you can certainly tackle these tasks on your own if you prefer, another option is to hire a professional roofing contractor to take care of your roof maintenance for you. But...
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    How to Get a Roof Repair in San Antonio

    When it comes to getting a roof repair in San Antonio, you have a few different options. Depending on your skill level, one option you may choose is to do it yourself (also known as DIY). If you’re not an experienced roofer however, you may consider hiring a local handyman or contractor who specializes in roof repair. Lastly, you can go the route of hiring a roofing company. Either way, it’s important that if you discover you need a roof...
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    Norwest Roofing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    With the constant change in news around the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to ensure our customers know that Norwest Roofing remains committed to them and to the health of our community. We are sharing information on measures we are taking to make sure that roofing services are implemented safely during this time. 1 – We are adhering to recommendations from the CDC and WHO. As a company that often requires customer interaction, we are following the recommended workplace best practices...
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    5 Tips to Ready Your Roof for Spring

    With Spring upon us, many homeowners will be working on home improvement projects as well as other “to do’s” around the house this season. But, in addition to that landscaping or remodeling project you have planned, now is also a great time to check up on the condition of your roof. Here are 5 tips to help get your roof ready for Spring. 1 – Examine Your Roof Start by taking a good look at your roof. Walk around your...
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    The 10 Most Common Roof Problems You May Experience

    At some point or another, many people experience roof problems. Whether due to wear and tear from age, or other damage, most times these issues are completely normal. But this doesn’t mean roof problems should be ignored. Working with an experienced roofing contractor is always your best bet to ensuring your roof is in top condition. To give you an idea of some issues roofs have, here is a list of the top 10 roof problems homeowners and business experience:...