Two Layer Roof Overs

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When contemplating a new roof, many people hope to simply do a shingle over and avoid the extra expense and mess of tearing off the existing roof and starting from scratch.  Although that sounds like a good idea, I can assure you that the cons heavily outweigh the pros.  In fact, the ONLY pros to a shingle over is the fact that it’s cheaper and cleaner.  However, …

Squirrels In Your Attic

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   1 Remove branches. Squirrels are certainly capable of climbing up and down the side of your house, but they much prefer running along branches. If you trim all of the encroaching branches that are near your roof, you’ll go a long way toward preventing a squirrel problem. Trim your branches back so that they are at least ten feet …

How Many Layers Of Shingles Do I Have?

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Determining How Many Layers Your Roof Has It is very common that older homes inside the Raleigh beltline often have two layers of shingles on their roofs.  In fact we have seen asphalt shingles installed over old wood shake roofs.  Or better yet we have seen up to four layers of roofing on a home. First layer was the original …

Don’t Void Your Warranty!

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Don’t Void Your Roofing Warranty A warranty is a contract between you and your roofing company or the manufacturer of your roofing material. It binds the contractor or manufacturer to pay replacement costs for materials and/or labor. However, it also binds you to certain conduct that ensures the roof has the best chance of living up to the standards promised …

Common Roof Leaks

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Maintaining a sound roof literally tops the list of crucial home repairs: It keeps you and your family warm and dry, along with everything in your house.  A leaking roof can be a homeowner’s headache and cause water damage to ceilings and walls if the leak is not located and repaired quickly. Finding the source of a roof leak may …

Roof Anatomy & Lingo

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Rake Edge – Although its name implies that it is a type of tool, when one is referring to the anatomy of a roof, the rake is actually a certain area of the roof. More precisely, it is the perimeter edge that extends between the ridge and the eave. It typically is perpendicular to both of those parts.The eave and rake …

5 Reasons You Need Scro’s Roofing

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Scro’s Roofing Company is not your ordinary roofing company, we are kinda old school in a lot of ways. Quality, Quality, and more Quality We try to go over and above all the competition in old school ways.  Like we do not schedule and conduct sales meetings, we rather email our proposal for your roof replacement and than if you …