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Signs of a Roof Leak

For a lot of homeowners, we notice roof leaks too late.  By then the damage is extensive and the price tag expensive.  We do not know exactly what to look for, and sometimes it is hard to notice small changes in your own home when...

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Questions for your Roofing Contractor

When you bite the bullet to invest in a new roof, making sure to hire the right roofing contractor in Lafayette, LA should be first on your list.  How do you find an experienced and knowledgeable roofing...

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A New Roof for Your Historic Home: How to Keep tha...

Louisiana has historic homes in abundance, ranging from small Acadian-style cottages to spacious Southern estates.  For people who own and live in these storied homes, keeping up with the historic look is important while updating the home to modern energy standards and quality.  What kind...

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To Repair or Replace? Selling your Home and your ...

When you plan to sell your home, you want to get the most money for it that you can.  A new roof can entice potential buyers to make an offer because it means they don’t have to worry about replacing it in the long run, but is...

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Maintaining your Metal Roof in Louisiana

Metal roofs are extremely popular in Louisiana.  They offer a traditional look people associate with historic Southern homes, and the nostalgia of hearing rain ping off a metal roof is second to none.  But how do you care for them?  With the wet...

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Flat Roof Maintenance

Flat roofs are most commonly used for commercial applications because they are cost-efficient, easy to repair and maintain, and industrial buildings can place HVAC and ventilation systems on top of flat roofs because they require a flat surface.    Shopping centers, hospitals, tall buildings for residential or office use, all typically...

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Types of Soffit and Fascia

The words soffit and fascia are often used in conjunction and sometimes people don’t know which is which. So, what is the soffit and what is the fascia?  The soffit part of your roofing system is the covering on the underside of your roof.  The...

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Hurricane Season and your Roof

 

Residents in South Louisiana are used to the chaos hurricane season can bring.  Between flooding waters, falling tree limbs, and high-speed winds, your home or business takes a beating even from the milder storms that come our way.  Protecting your home from further damage by getting your roof replaced...

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Common Winter Roof Issues

In Lafayette, Louisiana you might not think you have to prepare your roof for winter months.  However, even though our winters here are more mild than others, the cold can adversely affect your roof and even the interior of your home.

Condensation

One of the more common winter

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Winterizing your Flat Roof in Lafayette

After a long and draining hurricane season for southern Louisiana, it is important to remember that even if your commercial roof in Lafayette, LA survived without damage you cannot skip the year’s maintenance.  Before winter weather can leave icy conditions, there are...

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Weathering a Hurricane: How to Build a Stronger Ro...

While there is no true hurricane proof roof or home, there are designs you can use to reduce the potential for damage to your roof in Lafayette, LA.  Hipped roofs are more aerodynamic and less susceptible to damage than gabled roofs.  If your dream...

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Avoiding Storm Chaser Roofers after a Hurricane in...

Louisiana has been particularly hard hit during 2020’s hurricane season.  The storms have come one after the other, with Laura leaving a path of destruction in the western portion of the state.  Delta came weeks later hitting the coast just 12 miles from Laura’s point...

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