Residential Roofing Ridge Vents

Residential Roof Vents Explained: Ridge, Box, Turtle

The best type of roof vents for your home are the ones that work best with your home’s airflow and roof design to remove the most cubic footage of attic air space effectively. Static roof vents do not contain any moving parts or motors and utilize convection to remove damaging heat and moisture from a home’s attic. Ideally, choosing the type of roof vent used for your home’s roofing ventilation would also take into account the prevailing climate in your area, thus preventing issues caused by weather. The three most common static roof vents include the box vent, turtle vent and ridge vent.

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roof inspection

How to Plan Your Roofing Project

As a homeowner, you want to make sure that you are buying high quality and precision-cut roofing materials and hiring the right people for your roofing project. Here are a few things to consider when planning your roofing project. Contact All Weather Tite for a free roof inspection and estimate.

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Leaking Roof – A Homeowner’s Nightmare

Leaking Roof – A Homeowner’s Worst Nightmare

The sight of a water leak from above makes most homeowners shudder. When water starts pouring down your walls or through your ceilings, you may feel helpless. By the time you see the leak, a considerable amount of damage may have already occurred and a roof repair will be necessary. However, homeowners can take proactive steps to mitigate the damage from a leaking roof. Contact All Weather Tite for a free roof inspection and estimate.

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GAF-lifetime-roofing-warranty

Roofing Warranties- What Do You Really Get?

Whether you are buying a home or replacing a roof, roofing warranties are very important. You should know the warranty for the roof on a home you intend to purchase, and also carefully consider roofing warranties when contracting to replace a roof.  In this Podcast, Kelly describes the 3 different types of warranties you’ll find […]

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How to Prevent Ice Dams

How to Prevent Ice Dams and Avoid Major Roof Damage

Ice dams are produced when there is a heavy snowfall and your home is not properly insulated. The dams form because hot air from indoor living spaces escape through the roof making the roof warm and melting the snow that has accumulated. As the water melts and runs down the roof, the low outdoor temperature freezes the water along the edge of the roof, creating ice dams. Although icicles are often beautiful to look at, they can cause severe water damage if not removed.

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When and How to Inspect Your Roof

When and How to Inspect Your Roof

Thunderstorms, blizzards, heat waves, or high winds often occur in New England, and in Florida, hurricanes are also a concern for residential roofs. After harsh weather, ensure that your roof has been cleaned of dirt and debris and inspected for damage. A residential roofing system that has not been properly maintained, repaired after harsh weather or regularly inspected by a professional can quickly fall into disrepair. In order to prevent this, hire an expert roofer to inspect the roof of your home.

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Roof Replacement

Replacing an Asbestos Roof? What You Must Know Before You Begin

Asbestos is made up of microscopic mineral fibers that when inhaled into the lungs can cause serious respiratory disease and cancer. Having asbestos in your home, and particularly an asbestos roof, isn’t necessarily a hazardous situation. Cement asbestos roofing have the fibers embedded in the cement reducing the health risk if the material is in good condition and not disturbed.

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Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Asphalt Roofing Shingles – What You Need to Know

Asphalt roofing shingles are commonly used on our sloped New England roofs. They are a popular choice because of the many styles and colors available. They are not only affordable, but also provide the protection your home needs while giving your home curb appeal. If you are planning to replace your roof anytime soon, here are the things you need to know so you can make an informed selection.

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