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What are the Most Common Roof Problems in California Heat?

By | Roof Repair, Roof Replacement

Different areas of the country present different types of problems for our homes and roofs. In California, there are unique problems that are especially relevant under the Californian Sky. Here are some of the most popular problems you will see happening to the roofs of California homes. Sun’s Rays/Heat Strong ultraviolet (UV) rays deteriorate asphalt shingles over time causing blistering or buckling. Once this happens, the waterproofing material underneath is exposed to the elements and if not detected, the rain will eventually come through, causing a leak or leaks. The summer months in California can reach 90+ degrees Color deterioration of the asphalt shingle or tile. It doesn’t matter what your roof is made out of, eventually the sun will strip the color out of it. Keeping the color in roof tiles looking fresh isn’t the only issue as it can be a sign that there are other issues. It…

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Roofing During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Should I Get Roofing Services During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

By | Roof Repair, Roof Replacement

As you may have learned, DIY (Do it Yourself) has been very popular during COVID-19 lockdowns and the pandemic. People are doing what they can to work on their homes and build something to keep their minds and hands busy. While the pandemic has cut off some services that we use day to day to keep our homes running smoothly, that doesn’t mean the home improvement industry has come to a screeching halt. Even during the height of the pandemic and even right now, demand for roofing services has been immense. Many contractors are busier than they’ve ever been before, including Greatway Roofing. Customers are shifting their spending habits from things they can’t purchase (such as vacations), to things they can, like home improvements. It’s this structural change in how people are doing business that’s changing how the entire industry is operating. All this activity is a good thing. You…

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Roof Repair vs. Replacement: What is the Right Solution for You?

By | Roof Repair, Roof Replacement

If you have been experiencing issues with your roof, you may be wondering if it’s time for a roof repair or a roof replacement. Knowing which one is the right choice can be hard but there are a few things you should consider before making your decision, such as how old your roof is, how long you are planning on staying in your current home, and whether you have the budget for a full replacement or enough for repairs. In this post, we are going to discuss the points mentioned and help you decide the big question, roof repair vs roof replacement? How old is the roof? How old the roof is will help determine if it needs fixing or replacing completely. If you have no idea how old the roof is, there are a few ways you can find out. You can check with the previous owners if they…

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