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roofing repair
23
Oct

10 Questions to Ask When Getting a Roofing Estimate

Roofing repair and replacement is a costly, major home improvement project. That’s why homeowners should have as much information as possible when it comes to the scope of a roofing project and who will be handling it. This information can be obtained at the same time homeowners request a roofing estimate. A qualified roofing contractor should be able to provide a fairly accurate quote for the project and answer the…

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Home Improvements
23
Oct

Five Exterior Home Improvements That Can Save You Money and Misery

The last thing homeowners need is the stress and financial hardship associated with major home repairs. That’s why preventive maintenance is vital. The following five exterior home improvements can sharply lower the risk of major issues and costly home repairs in the future. Caulk windows and apply weatherstripping.  If it seems impossible to properly heat or cool one or more rooms in a home, the issue could be lack of…

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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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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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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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