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Everything to Know About Roofing in the Winter

October 30, 2020

Let’s be honest, roofing issues can happen at any time. Mother nature doesn’t care if it’s winter in West Michigan. If your roof has a leak or some other major issue, and the temp has dipped and the snow is flying, you might… Read More

Fall Roof Maintenance: A Seasonal Guide

September 30, 2020

Fall is the perfect time for roof maintenance, especially in West Michigan with winter approaching. By doing a quick inspection yourself or having us out for a thorough (and free) roof inspection, you can catch any problems before the cold, snowy months are… Read More

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Roofing No Nos: 16 Mistakes to Watch For

August 31, 2020

When you’ve been in the roofing business for decades, as we have, you see a lot. From a minor mistake to a major blunder, we’ve seen just about everything over the years on jobsites and inspections. Because a roof is such an important… Read More

Roof getting re-shingled

How to Know When Windows Need Replacing

August 14, 2020

Good, quality new windows should last 15-20 years, although they can last longer. Most vinyl windows, for instance, come with warranties of up to 25 years. When considering window replacement, talk to us about window installation and manufacturer warranties. They can vary based… Read More

Window with condensation and frost on the inside

An Overview of Roofing Warranties

June 30, 2020

Understanding your roofing warranty (or roofing warranties) is essential. If something unexpected happens, your roof may be covered under warranty before having to get insurance involved. Likewise, you’ll know when to contact your insurance company and when to contact your roofer. There are… Read More

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How to Handle Wind Damage & Homeowners Insurance

June 19, 2020

With the changing season of West Michigan, we—and our roofs—are going to be subject to high winds on occasion throughout the year. While wind storms aren’t necessarily a regular occurrence in this part of the world, high winds from severe thunderstorms are the… Read More

Damaged shingles on a roof

3 Signs Your Roof Needs Replacing

May 15, 2020

Is your roof trying to tell you something? There are many reasons for a roof replacement, but some are more common than others. If your roof is showing any of the signs on this list, it may be telling you it’s due for… Read More

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Hail Damage to Roof & Homeowners Insurance

April 30, 2020

According to the National Weather Service, we had 47 hailstorms in Michigan in 2019. Not surprisingly, the larger the hail, the greater the potential for damage. Usually, it takes hail of at least 1” in diameter to cause damage to your roof or… Read More

Hail on a roof

How to Pay for a New Roof

April 15, 2020

A new roof is a worthwhile investment. But many times, it’s an unexpected expense. If your roof is in need of replacement, it’s also one you shouldn’t, and often can’t, delay, as doing so is likely to cause more damage, which can lead… Read More