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Roof Repair

How Ice Dams Damage Your Home

Winter weather will soon be upon us, which means beautiful snow and icicles hanging from every rooftop. But all of that beautiful ice means damage to your roof and home. When ice dams occur, they can cause serious problems that end up taking its toll on your home and roof.

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Fall is the Perfect Time to Winterize Your Roof

The perfect time for roof repair and replacement is during fall when the outside temperature is cooler and before the severe winter weather sets in. In fall, any damage from summer storms can be more easily uncovered to determine what repairs are appropriate. If the repairs needed are extensive, especially if the roof is very old, fall is also a great time to do a complete new roof installation. Here are the benefits of doing roof work during the fall.

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Choosing Asphalt Roofing Shingles

J & J Roofing works with CertainTeed roofing shingles because of the nice variety of styles and color choices offered as well as the warranty from the manufacturer. Depending on the CertainTeed shingles used for a roof installation, the warranty ranges from 15-years to a lifetime. CertainTeed roofing shingles come in three basic types, which are strip shingles, dimensional shingles, and luxury shingles.

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Three Factors You Should Consider When Picking an Asphalt Shingle Color

Picking an asphalt shingle color for your new roof is a big decision. Asphalt shingle roofs can last upwards of 50 years, so the color you select is one that you will have to live with for decades to come. The color can also add curb appeal and enhance the entire look of your home. If you are trying to pick the right colored shingle for your home, here are a few factors that can help you with your decision.

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The Benefits of Asphalt Shingle Roofs

When it is time to replace the roof over your head, one of the biggest decisions you face is deciding what material to use for the new roof. The top roofing material in the United States is currently asphalt shingles. This is because there are many benefits associated with this type of roofing material. Read on to learn more about these benefits and why this roof type is so popular.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Gutter Guards

If you are looking to decrease the amount of time you spend cleaning and maintaining gutters, or you are looking to extend the lifespan of your gutters, gutter guards are a product you may be interested in. However, if you are not that familiar with them, you may have some questions about them. Here are a few of the questions you may have about gutter guards.

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Can Asphalt Shingle Be Layered Over Existing Shingles?

Re-roofing can be an expensive process. You have to remove your old roofing material and then have a new one installed. If you need a new roof and you are on a tight budget, you may wonder if new asphalt shingles can be layered over existing ones. This helps to cut out the labor and costs associated with removing the old roofing material, which can help you to save money. Read on to learn about layering new asphalt shingles over old ones.

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J&J Roofing Tips for Homeowners: How to Tell When You Need a New Roof

How can you tell when you need a new roof? Do you know what to look for? Most homeowners know that leaks indicate roof damage, but other signs of a failing roof are not quite so obvious. Don’t wait until water is pouring out of your ceiling to start paying attention. Nobody likes paying to replace a roof, but if you ignore the warning signs and your roof fails, you’ll still have to pay for a new roof—PLUS any subsequent damages. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest red flags in a residential roofing system.

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