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How to Prevent Ice Dams

With the crazy weather happening in the Midwest this winter, most homeowners have noticed massive areas of ice growing on their eaves and gutters. This is what we call an...

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Reasons You Should Consider a Metal Roof on Your Home

In most residential neighborhoods, every house on the block is topped with an asphalt shingle roof. With all your neighbors making the decision to go with a shingle roof,...

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

3 Reasons Not to Ignore Small Roof Leaks

All roofs over time will fail if not replaced before their time is up. If this happen, it often results in a roof leak. There are only two options you have as a homeowner...

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Preparing Your Roof for Winter
What to Look For When Buying a Home: Inspecting the Roof

When looking to buy a new home, it's important to remember that there are many big ticket items that could come back to bite you after purchasing. These major things incl...

Friday, September 14th, 2018

The History of Asphalt Shingles in the United States

First used in 1901, asphalt shingles were invented by Henry M. Reynolds of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Through previous experiments with asphalt as a roofing material, the lo...

Friday, August 24th, 2018

6 Ways To Prepare Your Home for a Roof Replacement

So you've hired an experienced contractor to replace your roof. Good for you! You can rest assured knowing that your roof is in well-trained, professional hands. However,...

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Why We Use CertainTeed Shingles - Quality For You Over Our Bottom Line

When it comes to the discussion of what shingles to put on your home, My-Pros will only recommend the best shingles on the market. These shingles are CertainTeed shingles...

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Restoring Your Home After Water Damage/Roof Leak

A leaking roof is one of the leading causes of water damage to your home. They don't discriminate about the time or season they appear and often go undetected. Because of...

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Sell Your House Quickly With These 6 Home Improvement Tips

Preparing to sell your home or property is a very involved process that can oftentimes be overwhelming for homeowners. Besides removing all your personal items from a hom...

Friday, July 27th, 2018

The Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Finding a water spot on your ceiling and drywall can cause a moment of panic for many homeowners. One of the biggest questions homeowners ask themselves is what is the ne...

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Choosing The Best Siding For Your Home

When it comes to remodeling the exterior of your home or building one from scratch, a big choice is the type of siding you want to put on your home. There are many pros a...

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Avoid the Scam: The Disappearing Down Payment

This one begins innocently enough. Your contractor asks you to make a down payment on a roofing job before he delivers materials to your home. You don't think much of thi...

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Understanding Your Roof: A Roofing Terminology Guide

Though our project managers do their best to provide a comprehensive explanation of your roofing system, without any prior knowledge it may be a lot to take in and proces...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Save on Cooling Bills With Proper Attic Ventilation

An attic with improper ventilation can quickly turn into a steamy sauna in the warm summer months. In the winter, it can become a damp cave that potentially damages your ...

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Steps for Filing a Roof Replacement Insurance Claim

A large hail storm passed through your area and produced sizable hail. It may be possible that your roof sustained damage and needs repair or replacement. But where do yo...

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Traditional Felt vs. Synthetic Underlayment

Strictly speaking, underlayment is another layer between the decking of your roof and your new asphalt shingles. It is a secondary barrier that is critical to helping pre...

Friday, June 8th, 2018

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