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Shingle Cupping: Why Does It Happen?

Asphalt shingles do not last forever, and they often let you know when they are deteriorating. Cupping is a classic indicator of shingle failure. Average homeowners confuse it with curling and fishmouthing. Anyone with a trained eye, however, will attest that the difference among such shingle deformations goes beyond the appearance.

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EPDM vs. TPO: Which One Is Better?

Ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) and thermoplastic olefin (TPO) are two of the most sought-after single-ply membrane materials in America. While they both make reliable flat roofs, they have become popular for different reasons.

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Tips for Heat-Proofing Your Roof This Summer

There is no escaping the summer heat, and your roof will be at the mercy of the sun. While you can’t do anything to make the weather less intense, you can, however, make improvements to heat-proof your roof. Follow these tips from Garlock-French Corporation:

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How White Roofing Makes Summer Less Intense

Wearing white clothing makes the summer heat more bearable. Painting your roofing system a light color has the same effect, which in turn is felt by building occupants.

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Infographic: Rubber Roofing Shingles

Rubber roofing shingles for my home? Really? You’ll probably raise your eyebrows at learning about rubber roofing’s benefits! Curious? Read on to be pleasantly surprised!

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Why Local Roofers Are Good for Your Home

Choosing to work with a local roofing company offers a number of benefits for you and your home. These include all of the following:

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Deciding Between Roof Repair and Replacement

When thinking about whether your home’s roofing system is better off getting repaired or replaced, Garlock-French Corporation recommends looking at the severity of the damage your roof may have sustained as well as, whether you’re prepared to implement a short-term or long-term solution to the problem, or problems, at hand. Here are a few things…

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Why Roof Repair or Replacement in Spring Is a Good Idea

While you can get roofing projects done any time, conducting roof maintenance and repair, or even a full roof replacement in spring does have some benefits. Here are a few of those you might consider.

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Factors That Determine How Long Your Asphalt Roof Lasts

Asphalt roofs are generally expected to last about 20 to 25 years when properly maintained. Each roof ages differently from another, however, depending on a number of factors that may accelerate or slow down shingle weathering.

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