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Pros and Cons of Fiber Cement Siding

Pros and Cons of Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber cement is one of the most in-demand siding materials in the United States today. Its leading manufacturer, James Hardie®, says that its products grace the exterior walls of over eight million North American properties. It’s not perfect (just like any of its counterparts), but it’s no coincidence that discerning homeowners choose it over traditional… Continue Reading

Cosmetic Roof Issues That Pose a Structural Threat

Cosmetic Roof Issues That Pose a Structural Threat

Some asphalt shingle roof issues aren’t any cause for panic because they’re only aesthetic problems. A good case in point is blue-green algae discoloration, which is unsightly but non-threatening. In most cases, though, what many people consider as a cosmetic concern can also affect the structural integrity of the roofing system. Continue Reading

4 Signs That You Need to Retire Your Asphalt-Shingle Roof

4 Signs That You Need to Retire Your Asphalt-Shingle Roof

Asphalt shingle roof replacement is all about timing. To do it too soon is impractical, but to do it too late is to invite disaster. There’s no way to determine your roof’s actual condition without a thorough inspection, but there are some easy-to-spot signs that the it’s reaching the end of its service life.  Continue Reading