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What to Look for in a Roof When Buying a Home

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With so many choices, purchasing a home may be a daunting task, and you don’t want to take it lightly. Buying a home is exciting, but how can you know if it will last over time? Roofs are one of the most expensive parts of a home and the most critical because they keep your home secure and safe. If you want to make sure your roof lasts, there are a few things you should look for when inspecting it. The information below will help you understand whether or not the roof on a new home you’re purchasing is in good shape and the peace of mind you need when putting in an offer. How to Inspect a Roof Before buying a house, you need to inspect the roof for any damages. There are a few different techniques to inspect the roof for problems. First, you may be able to…

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Roof Types & Styles: The Best Roofing Materials for Your California Home

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If you’re planning a new roofing project for your California home, you may be wondering which roof types and styles are best. In this article, we’re going to take a deep-dive into your options, eliminating confusion and helping you to choose the roof that’s right for you.  Which Roof Types And Styles Are Best?  No single roof type is best in all conditions. The roof you choose depends very much on your circumstances. A couple of things to consider before selecting a roof product: What type of product is currently on your roof? If you have an asphalt shingle roof or a wood shake roof, you will need to install a product that is less than 6 lbs per sq. ft.  If you have a standard weight tile, you can install almost any product because the structure was designed to handle the load of 10 lbs per sq ft. What…

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