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Your Fall Gutter Checklist

Your Fall Gutter Checklist

It may feel like it’s too early to talk about fall. After all, you probably still remember when snow was on the ground, your breath fogged with every exhalation, and you had to scrape snow and ice off of your car every single morning. Well, time has a way of playing...

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The 5 Most Common Types of Summer Roof Damage

The 5 Most Common Types of Summer Roof Damage

Summer is a time to let go and enjoy yourself. However, with the bright summer sun comes the potential for roof damage. Most roofs can withstand a bit of summer wear-and-tear, but if your roof is older, or has an underlying issue you might know about, then your roof...

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Spring a Roof Leak? Here’s What We Can Do

Spring a Roof Leak? Here’s What We Can Do

Don't worry; a roof leak can happen to anyone. If you wake up one morning and find a water spot on your ceiling, all is not lost. It could be a minor issue or something bigger. In either case, we recommend you simply give us a call so we can get up there and figure...

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Does a New Roof Add Value to Your Home?

Does a New Roof Add Value to Your Home?

We get this question a lot. For many homeowners, the prospect of a new roof can be daunting, especially if they think they're going to be selling their home sometime soon. The question becomes one of value; is it worth it to me to replace my roof if it’s not...

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Why is Spring So Bad for Your Roof?

Why is Spring So Bad for Your Roof?

Your roof is built to take a beating. It’s specifically engineered to withstand moisture in the form of rain, snow, and ice, and can even withstand being baked under a hot sun through summer. However, your roof is designed to withstand sustained threats. Where it can...

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Wet Basement? Don’t Overlook Your Gutters

Wet Basement? Don’t Overlook Your Gutters

Preventing Water Damage Sure, we are still stuck in the middle of the deep freeze known as February. It seems that everything outside is frozen, and will be forever. However, don’t forget that we’re only a month away from warmer weather, and with those warmer...

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How to Prevent Ice Dams from Damaging Your Roof

How to Prevent Ice Dams from Damaging Your Roof

Minimizing Winter Roof Damage Snow gets a mixed reaction from people. Some of us love the idea of a “winter wonderland.” However, some of us can’t stand the stuff, especially in January when temperatures are at their lowest and we seem to get more ice than snow. Your...

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What an Iowa Winter Can Do to Your Roof

What an Iowa Winter Can Do to Your Roof

Impact of Iowa Winters on your Roof It’s a well-known fact that winters in Iowa are tough on everything. Whether it’s the lack of daylight making us feel the blues, the road salt damaging our roads, driveways, and vehicles, or the harsh weather freezing our fingers,...

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Hail Storms in Iowa

Hail Storms in Iowa

Hail Storms in Iowa Another type of storm system that can cause a great deal of damage to your roof is a hail storm! Hail can accompany thunderstorms at any time during the Spring, Summer, or Fall, especially May - September. Hailstones are formed when raindrops are...

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Storm Season in Iowa

Storm Season in Iowa

People that live in the Midwest are no stranger to extreme weather. Being a part of “Tornado Alley”, Iowa frequently sees major storm systems roll through that can cause major damage in a short period of time. One such piece of your property that can sustain a lot of...

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