Author Archives: Roofing

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Everything Homeowners Need to Know About T-Lock Roof Repair

  What are T-Lock Shingles? T-lock shingles are a type of shingle that was initially made popular in the 1930s and continued being used regularly on houses through much of the 1980s. The shingles bare a T-shaped design that allows them to interlock with each other. Made popular because of their ability to withstand heavy […]

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Insurance Claim Scope of Loss Explained

WHAT IS AN INSURANCE CLAIM SCOPE OF LOSS? A scope of loss is a detailed description of the amount and type of damage that has been done to a structure; it includes the quantity and quality of materials and the current cost of those materials and labor that will be needed to repair that structure. A scope of loss […]

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Insurance Policy Basics

Homeowners insurance can be confusing. Review your policy declarations page annually. Make sure your homeowners policy covers for hail damage roof claim. DEDUCTIBLE This is the portion of a covered loss that the insured must pay. Under most circumstances, the insurance company subtracts the deductible before the claim is paid. Deductible amounts can vary considerably and […]

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5 Tips for Filing a Claim for Roof Replacement in Colorado

Homeowners in Denver and surrounding areas know that spring thunder storms can be expected. Some years are worse than others, and your homeowner’s insurance should cover all types of storms we experience here, including wind and hail. Look over your policy to make sure you’re covered before the next big storm hits. Here are five great […]

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The Importance of Roof Maintenance and Preventative Roof Leak Repair

THE IMPORTANCE OF RESIDENTIAL ROOF MAINTENANCE AND PREVENTATIVE ROOF REPAIR If you’ve read our previous blogs, then you know how important we think residential roof maintenance is for your home. If you don’t maintain your roof properly or perform preventative roof repairs, the chance of premature roof replacement gets higher by the day. In addition to […]

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Not all roof warranties are created equal – Two types of roof warranties explained

Did you know roof warranties are not all created equal? A roof warranty is only as good as the company that backs the warranty. Generally, there are two types of warranties when you have your roof replaced, workmanship and material. Roof Warranty – two types explained. Workmanship Warranty Workmanship is often covered by the installer. The […]

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5 Reasons To Prioritize Commercial Roof Maintenance

5 Reasons To Prioritize Commercial Roof Maintenance If you treat your roof as “out of sight, out of mind,” it’s time to stop deferring routine commercial roof maintenance. When you ignore basic upkeep, you put your commercial roof at serious risk for expensive repairs, structural damage and early failure. “Most commercial building owners skip having […]

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Daylight Savings Ends so it’s Time to Change Out the Smoke Detector Battery

This weekend we can sleep in an extra hour as we “fall back” into Standard Time and longer nights. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, which means you’ll want to turn your old-school clocks back before you go to bed Saturday night, Nov. 5. Of course, the change is automatic for […]