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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 part of your home, our experienced roofers know that what shouldn...

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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 on what exactly you n...

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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 two ty...

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Solar panels can be a huge benefit to both the environment and your energy bills. Generating your own energy through rooftop solar panels means you’ll pay less for energy every month and also reduce your carbon footprint. It’s potentially a win-win proposition, but there are some things you’ll want...

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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 cause of about half of all severe wind...

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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 a replacement. 1. Cracked, Curling, or Missing Shingles After enduring years of...

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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 home, but hail as small as a dime can cause issues. Ha...

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Photo by NORTHFOLK on Unsplash 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 to more expenses. So what’s a ho...

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Your roof is your home’s biggest line of defense against weather, debris and other potential issues, so it makes sense your insurance company is going to want to make sure your roof is in good shape. If you own or are buying an older home, for example, your insurance company may not renew or issue a...

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While SBS shingles have been around since 1986, they’ve almost been exclusively used on commercial buildings until recently. Now, they’re one of the fastest growing trends in roofing. As homeowners—particularly in varying climates like West Michigan—begin to understand the benefits of SBS shingles,...

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