What You Need to Know Before Installing a Skylight

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When you want to add a little extra natural light to your home, a skylight can be quite an illuminating choice. A good skylight can not only brighten up a room but make it feel much larger, and even improve your view of the surrounding environment. Good for visibility, good for comfort, and sometimes even […]

Shingle Cracking and Splitting: What’s the Difference

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Roofing is all about ensuring you have quality material and a good-looking aesthetic. A roof needs to insulate a home, keep homeowners safe, and provide a wonderful look. The thing is, however, that your roof isn’t going to last forever. At some point, you will have to deal with a few issues regarding the quality […]

How Can I Find Out How Old My Roof Is?

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The roof of your home is one of its most essential components. It is your roof that provides shelter and guards you against the elements. As your roof is so vital, it pays to ensure it is in the best possible condition to resolve any problems before they become more severe issues. Unfortunately, roofs do […]

Extend The Life of Your Roof With These Great Tips

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Improving your roof lifespan is an essential aspect of home maintenance. When your roof starts to get older, it can lead to many different issues throughout your home. Leaks can form in the attic, heat can escape during the winter, and you may have safety hazards with tiles falling to the floor.  Keeping that in […]

What Are Roof Flashings and How are They Used?

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What Are Roof Flashings? Roof flashings are often unmentioned by homeowners because these are the thin pieces of metal that are installed in leak-prone areas of the roof. They work to collect and guide any water from the sections that they are sitting on. They aren’t obvious and are unobtrusive to the rest of the […]

Improper Attic Ventilation or Roof Ventilation Can Cause Serious Issues

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Question: What do the following three home statements have in common? • “Something is causing a draw of weather into the gable vent.” • “My power vent is pulling intake air from the roof louvers when it is supposed to be all coming in from the intake vents.” • “More is better -logic tells me that […]

Avoiding Roofing Disasters

Western Pacific Roofing’s very own Tami Freeman presents some helpful information on how to avoid common roofing disasters. 

10 Signs That You Might…Just MIGHT…Need a New Roof

You can gaze directly up at the stars from bed at night. A rainy day results in the opening of umbrellas–INSIDE the house. The bottom’s of Dad’s shoes suddenly appear next to the ceiling light. Mowing the lawn is preceded by picking shingles out of the grass. Your real estate agent looks up, slowly shakes […]