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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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A Guide to Flat Roof Repair in Lafayette, LA

A leak in any roof is cause for concern, but a leak in a flat roof in Lafayette, LA is particularly problematic because they can range from somewhat simple repairs to the incredibly complicated.  The initial location where you noticed the...

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First Time Homeowners: Your Roof and You

Buying or building a home for the first time is an exciting prospect.  There are opportunities to design and customize to your heart’s content.  You can paint your living room purple and your bathroom blue, but where there is fun and room for creativity, there...

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Light Colored Roofs: A 2020 Trend in Roofing

 

For many years, roofing contractors in Lafayette, LA have stuck to  the tried and true charcoal and black roofing shingles.  While they will never go out of style, there is a new trend on the horizon:  light colored roofs.

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Replacing your Roof after Storm Damage

With hurricane season nearly upon us in South Louisiana, it is important to consider what you would do in the event a storm damages your home. If you’re lucky, a simple roof replacement will suffice to fix damage from the storm.  This is where your homeowner’s insurance...

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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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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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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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Gutter Cleaning and Maintenance

Maintaining and cleaning your gutters in Lafayette, LA is an important part of exterior home maintenance.  Without proper maintenance, gutters can get clogged and weighed down.  When gutters are heavy with leaves and refuse, they can cause damage to the soffit and fascia on...

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Why Use Seamless Gutters in Lafayette, Louisiana?

There are multiple types of gutters in use today, but for residential purposes, the most common types can be divided into seamless gutters and non-seamless gutters. Seamless gutters are a more recent advancement in the gutter industry and have gained popularity over the years. There are...

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Professional Flat Roof Repair: Why It Matters to Y...

No matter what kind of business is contained inside, the physical structure is one of the most important (and often expensive) assets of a business. Whether the business is a restaurant, retail shop, office, or any other type of industry,...

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How to Approach Asbestos Roof Removal

Prior to its restriction and phasing out around the 1980s and 1990s, asbestos was used in many types of construction for its desirable properties. However, as the health risks of asbestos became more widely known, it was used much less often and eventually banned. Asbestos was commonly used in roofing...

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Roof Installation Types: Asphalt Shingles, Metal, ...

Roofing installation comes in many forms, with each type offering advantages and disadvantages that should be considered in the context for each individual job. Some of the most common types of roofing are asphalt shingles, metal shingles, and flat roofs. Before choosing a roofing type and working with a

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All Roofing Contractors are Not Created Equal!

When you need roofing work done—whether it’s residential or commercial, shingle or metal, big job or small job—it might seem like there isn’t much difference between contractors. At first glance it appears that any roofing contractor Lafayette LA can get the job done for you, but the quality of...

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Licensed and Insured Roofing Companies

Proper licensing and insurance are extremely important for roofing companies Lafayette LA. Working with a properly licensed roofing contractor will set your mind at ease with the knowledge that you will be provided with quality, legitimate work, and the proper insurance means that you won’t be liable for potential...

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FAQs about New Roofs in Lake Charles

When it comes to the large investment of a new roof, it’s hard to know what questions to ask and what to look for.  Between finding the right roofing company in Lake Charles, LA to knowing the type of roof to install, it’s a big decision.

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Choosing a Metal Roof for your Home in Lake Charle...

Choosing a metal roof in Lake Charles, LA ensures a long-lasting, durable roof for your home.  Metal roofs have been around for more than a century and a half and have withstood the test of time to become a modern type of building material. ...

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Flat Roofs in Lake Charles, LA: The Installation P...

The general purpose of a roof system is to maintain a building’s water tightness and to keep its contents dry.  While a flat roof may seem antithetical to that purpose, they are a great option for commercial spaces as flat...

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