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The Importance of Properly Installed Flashing

The Importance of Properly Installed Flashing

By Eagle Watch Roofing / May 31, 2019 / Comments Off on The Importance of Properly Installed Flashing

Properly installed flashing is an indispensable product used on a roof to protect against water damage. Thin pieces of sheet metal are installed around any vulnerable joints on a home’s roof to prevent water penetration over time. While it is a product used by roofers all the time—in fact, every roof has it—many homeowners are…

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Is DIY Roofing Really Worth It?

Is DIY Roofing Really Worth It?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 30, 2019 / Comments Off on Is DIY Roofing Really Worth It?

Roofing may appear to be a relatively straightforward process. You place sheathing down, apply asphalt paper, and tack some shingles on your roof. It’s what you may not realize about the pitfalls of do-it-yourself roofing that may encourage you to hire a professional roofer in Newnan, GA. Sure, installing a roof the right way, with…

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Keep a New Roof from Failing

How to Keep a New Roof from Failing

By Eagle Watch Roofing / February 28, 2019 / Comments Off on How to Keep a New Roof from Failing

Your roof is a significant investment. So once you’ve paid for your new roof, you can rightfully expect it to last at least a couple of decades, depending on the material. But sometimes a roof can fail after just a few years. When a new roof fails, it can be a massive headache for the…

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Top 10 Roofing Mistakes to Avoid

Top 10 Roofing Mistakes to Avoid

By Eagle Watch Roofing / January 31, 2019 / Comments Off on Top 10 Roofing Mistakes to Avoid

No other part of your home gets as direct a beating as your roof. Your roof is the number one recipient of rain, sun, snow, and hail. Falling debris from Atlanta’s regular windstorms will affect your roof more than any other part of your home. With all that your roof has to stand up to,…

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Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / October 31, 2018 / Comments Off on Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

Let’s be honest, a slate roof really is the Cadillac of roofs. Slate is nearly indestructible. But that “nearly” part is important. Many homeowners think a slate roof can last forever. After all, there are many buildings with slate roofs pushing two centuries that seem to still be doing fine. So for a roof that…

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Parts That Make Up a Roof

Parts That Make Up a Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / October 24, 2018 / Comments Off on Parts That Make Up a Roof

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your house. But how much do you really know about what goes into a roof? If you want to keep your roof in good condition, it pays to know the parts that make up a roof. If you need to talk to your roofer or…

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Preparing Your Roof for Winter

Preparing Your Roof for Winter

By Eagle Watch Roofing / October 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Preparing Your Roof for Winter

The weather is starting to change, and so are the colors of the leaves. Here in Georgia, it seems like October is the time when the weather quickly switches from the heat of summer to the crisp chill of winter. It’s a great time to pull out your sweaters and turn on the heat. But…

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The Importance of Roof Flashing

The Importance of Roof Flashing

By Eagle Watch Roofing / August 31, 2018 / Comments Off on The Importance of Roof Flashing

Roof flashing is one of the most critical parts of your roof. Flashing secures joints in your roof and places that tend to receive a lot of water, like valleys between slopes. With adequate flashing, water is directed away from vulnerable areas of the roof and into gutters. Without flashing a roof would almost certainly…

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How to Extend the Life of Your Roof

How to Extend the Life of Your Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / July 11, 2018 / Comments Off on How to Extend the Life of Your Roof

If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t think about your roof very much. That is, until something goes wrong. But by the time you have a leak or your roof has sustained so much damage that it needs major repairs, it’s too late! With a little bit of care and attention, you can put off…

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What is Roof Flashing and What Happens When It Fails

What is Roof Flashing and What Happens When It Fails

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 21, 2018 / Comments Off on What is Roof Flashing and What Happens When It Fails

Roof flashing is material that is placed at points on a roof that are prone to leaks. These are usually joints between various items and the roof (skylights, chimneys, vents) or between different parts of the roof. Flashing is usually made of metals that are resistant to corrosion. It can also be made of plastic…

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