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Choosing the Best Material for a New Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / May 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Choosing the Best Material for a New Roof

If you are considering a new roof, chances are your roof is at least 20 years old. Over the last few decades, a lot has changed in the roofing industry. New materials are available and old materials have been updated. With all the options available today, choosing the best material for a new roof can…

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How to Clean Roof Stains

By Eagle Watch Roofing / May 5, 2018 / Comments Off on How to Clean Roof Stains

As spring rolls into Georgia, people are spending more time outside. Inside their homes, people are motivated to do some spring cleaning. Outside your home, you may be finding the time and motivation to clean up your garden or yard. But what about on top of your house? If you look up, you may notice…

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How to Avoid Damage to Your Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 30, 2018 / Comments Off on How to Avoid Damage to Your Roof

There are many ways your roof can be damaged, but there are also many things you can do to avoid damage to your roof. In general, there are a few different types of damage that can affect your roof. The first type is damage from nature and the elements. This includes things like storm damage,…

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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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Things to Consider Before Installing an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Things to Consider Before Installing an Asphalt Shingle Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Things to Consider Before Installing an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Asphalt shingle is the most common type of roofing in America. Over its 100 year history it has seen a number of evolutions, making asphalt shingle more safe, durable, and visually appealing. There are various types of asphalt shingles, though the most common are three tab shingles and architectural shingles. Asphalt shingles are typically cheaper…

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What You Need to Know About Installing Roof Vents

What You Need to Know About Installing Roof Vents

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 5, 2018 / Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Installing Roof Vents

Roof vents are an important part of your home. They extend the life of your roof by preventing condensation in the attic that can damage the roof above. They also help regulate temperature and expel excess heat in warmer months. In addition, roof venting is required by most building codes. So it is important to…

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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Damage

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Damage?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / March 31, 2018 / Comments Off on Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Damage?

Many homeowners wait until after they have a damaged roof to ask the important question: Will my homeowners insurance cover roof damage? The best information about what is and is not covered will come from your insurance provider. In most cases, some types of damage are covered by your homeowners insurance. The type and amount…

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Avoid These Common Roofing Scams

By Eagle Watch Roofing / March 20, 2018 / Comments Off on Avoid These Common Roofing Scams

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your house, so when it needs repair you may be tempted to act quickly. Scammers know this, and if you don’t know what to look for you could be their next victim. Here are some tips from the professionals to keep you safe and help…

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Does It Make Sense to Overlay a New Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / March 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Does It Make Sense to Overlay a New Roof?

There are generally two options when installing a new roof: tear off the old one and start from scratch, or overlay a new roof one on top of the old one. There are pros and cons to both approaches. Which method is best for you depends on your priorities and future plans, so knowing the…

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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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