Posts from 2017-07-14

How Storms Can Affect Your Roof

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How Storms Can Affect Your Roof

During a storm, your roof is the first thing that protects your home from the elements. Most people know that extreme weather conditions may damage your roof, but did you know that damage to the structure of your roof can be unnoticeable when it happens gradually? If you don’t inspect your roof regularly, there are multiple elements that may have already damaged your roof in ways you haven't noticed.

 

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How to Remove Algae from Your Roofing

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How To Remove Algae From Your Roofing

 

On the parts of your roof that don’t get much sunlight, algae can begin to form on the shingles. Often mistaken for mold, algae on shingles appears as black streaks. Algae on your roof shingles doesn’t just discolor them—it can also damage them over time. If left to progress, algae can eat away at the materials in your shingles, causing deterioration of your roof. Luckily, cleaning algae from your shingles is a fairly simple process. There are a couple of options to consider if you want to rid your roof of algae marks.

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