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residential roof installation
12
Sep

Five Things to Do Before Residential Roof Installation

Many homeowners are unaware that, while it’s best to leave the actual installation of new residential roofing to professional builders, there are several steps they can take to expedite the process. The experts at Thomas Roofing and Restoration have compiled a list of five key things homeowners can do to prepare for residential roof installation:   1. Trim the Grass Residential roof installation can be messy work! Throughout the process,…

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roof leak
12
Sep

Five Unexpected Dangers of a Leaking Roof

Not all household damages and their fixes are created equal. Some, you can wait to address while others need to be repaired immediately. Roof leaks fall into the latter category. Roofing leaks can develop for a variety of reasons: improper roof installation, wind/storm damage, or simply lack of maintenance. Also, keep in mind that most roofs (depending on the material) are only meant to last 20 to 30 years so…

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roof damage
14
Aug

10 Signs of Roof Damage

A critical part of homeownership is maintenance—especially when it comes to the roof. Failing to address roof damage can lead to far more serious (and expensive) issues. If you notice any of the following signs of roof damage, contact your roofing professional to schedule a site visit.   1. Shingles that are curled, cracked, or missing. Homeowners should consider replacing their roof if there are signs that the shingles are…

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metal roofing
14
Aug

The Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

Selecting a roof can be a daunting task. There is such a wide variety of roofing materials to choose from and each one comes with its own set of pros and cons. Weighing these options can often prove confusing and start to feel a little overwhelming. In an effort to avoid this and make the decision process easier, we’re lending some professional insight to the pros and cons of a…

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roof repair
23
Jul

Roof Repair 101: 5 Things To Know Before Replacing Your Roof

One of the most important components of a home, the roof plays a critical role in keeping moisture out of a building. And while nobody like the cost associated with replacing a roof instead of roof repair, its functional and aesthetic value should help ease the pain of spending $8,000 to $20,000 on the work. (The average, according to Angie’s List cost data collected in 2014, is approximately $11,000.) While…

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residential roofing contractor
23
Jul

10 Tips for Selecting a Residential Roofing Contractor

The task of selecting a properly certified, quality residential roofing contractor can often prove daunting for homeowners unfamiliar with the roofing industry. The following questions can help consumers select a professional residential roofing contractor that will get the job done right — the first time.   1. How long has the company been in business? This is an important question to ask because an established company will most likely be…

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Roof Inspection | Things To Look For
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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Roof Hail Damage
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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Roof Replacement | Picture showing the overlay method if roof replacement.
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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Preparing for Roof Installation | Thomas Roofing & Restoration
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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