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25
Apr

What We Look for During a Roof Inspection

If you’re having problems with your roof or think it may have been damaged, it’s important to contact a licensed roofing contractor, like Thomas Roofing & Restoration, in order to have a roof inspection done. There are several things we look for during a roof inspection and many common problems we find that owners were unaware of. (more…)

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12
Apr

How Hail Can Affect Your Roof

In light of the recent hailstorm that affected the White Hall/Pine Bluff area, I would like to take a minute to talk about what hail can actually do to your homes’ roof. After a hailstorm, most people immediately think about their cars when worrying about damage. While hail certain causes a fair share of damage to vehicles, many people don’t realize that the roof of their home may have been…

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23
Feb

Roof Replacement Methods: Tear Off vs. Overlay

When having your roof replaced, there are two installation methods to choose from: the tear-off method and overlay. With the tear-off method, all of the existing shingles on the roof are removed before putting the new ones on. If an overlay is chosen, the existing shingles are left on the roof and the new ones are nailed down over them. While there are pros and cons to both approaches, at…

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09
Feb

Preparing for your New Roof Installation

When getting a new roof, many homeowners wonder what they need to do to prepare for the installation. Thomas Roofing & Restoration will do everything we can to make the process as seamless and convenient for you as possible, however, there are a couple of quick things you can do to ensure everything goes smoothly. (more…)

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02
Feb

Using Insurance to Pay for Roofing Services

Insurance checks, mortgage company endorsements, depreciation and deductibles— what does it all mean? If you don't deal with these things on a daily basis it can be quite complicated. However, if your roof is damaged and you’ll be making an insurance claim to assist with the cost of repair or replacement, it’s important to know these terms and understand the process. (more…)

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22
Dec

Maintaining Your Roof

Most modern roofing systems are expected to last at least 25 years at a minimum. Unfortunately, many homeowners often find their roof needs to be replaced after a shorter amount of time than they anticipated. (more…)

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15
Dec

Roof Ventilation

Many homeowners don't understand roof ventilation, and who can blame them? There are several different kinds of vents for a roof, including ridge vents, whirlybirds, soffit vents, gable vents—the list goes on! But what are these vents and what do they do for your roof? (more…)

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07
Dec

Winterize Your Roof

With the cold weather setting in and the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to get your roof ready for the winter months. Most homeowners know that they should have their furnace checked and add weather stripping around doors and windows to prepare for winter, but the aspect of the home that gets overlooked frequently is the roof. (more…)

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04
Dec

DIY Roofers & Weekend Warriors

With the price of a new roof constantly rising, many people are thinking of breaking out the hammers and ladders to build a new roof themselves. But is this really the type of project homeowners should try to tackle on their own? (more…)

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