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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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Dangers of Putting Off Roof Repairs

4 Dangers of Putting Off Roof Repairs

By Eagle Watch Roofing / February 21, 2019 / Comments Off on 4 Dangers of Putting Off Roof Repairs

Roofs take a lot of beating up. They are exposed to battering winds and rain, heat and UV rays from the sun, and constantly changing temperatures. So it is no surprise that a roof needs a little tender love and care from time to time. You would never expect your car to run for 20…

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Common Causes of Roof Leaks

6 Common Causes of Roof Leaks

By Eagle Watch Roofing / November 30, 2018 / Comments Off on 6 Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Winter is here, and so is the season of roof leaks. Any roof can leak if the conditions are right. However, older roofs are more likely to encounter the sorts of problems that cause leaks. If you find yourself running for a bucket every time it starts to rain, you are in need of a…

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How to Fix Ponding on a Flat Roof

How to Fix Ponding on a Flat Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / November 9, 2018 / Comments Off on How to Fix Ponding on a Flat Roof

Flat roofs, by their very nature, will collect some water when it rains. However, excessive ponding threatens your roof. It may also void your warranty. So if your flat roof is collecting water that doesn’t drain or evaporate within 48 hours, you will need to fix it. How to fix ponding on a flat roof…

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Is it Time to Replace Your Tile Roof?

Is it Time to Replace Your Tile Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / June 30, 2018 / Comments Off on Is it Time to Replace Your Tile Roof?

A tile roof can be a significant investment when new. Of course, the two things that make it a worthwhile investment are beauty and longevity. The unique look of tile may be exactly what your home needs. And a new tile roof can last 50 years or more. But over time a tile roof will…

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Is Your Roof Ready for Hurricane Season?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / June 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Is Your Roof Ready for Hurricane Season?

Hurricane season is here in the Eastern and Southeastern United States. Each year, hurricane season brings not only hurricanes but significant tropical storms and tropical depressions. While these other types of storms are not as powerful as hurricanes, they are still powerful enough to do substantial damage to your roof. In addition, regular summer thunderstorms…

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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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membrane roofing

What is Membrane Roofing

By Eagle Watch Roofing / March 7, 2018 / Comments Off on What is Membrane Roofing

Membrane roofing refers to a number of different roofing materials. Historically, the most common type was a tar and pitch membrane, but newer synthetic materials are quickly taking over. For a flat roof, these newer synthetic membranes offer a great leak proof option. Membrane Roofing for Flat Roofs Traditionally, the best way for home builders…

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How Storm Damage Affects Your Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / February 20, 2018 / Comments Off on How Storm Damage Affects Your Roof

Storms can damage a roof in a number of ways. The most common sources of damage to a roof during a storm are hail, high winds, rain, and falling debris. Hail and falling debris can damage shingles, while high winds call rip shingles right off your roof. Heavy rains can cause water to pool, creating…

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