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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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When It’s Time for a New Roof

When It’s Time for a New Roof

It’s not always obvious when you need a new roof. For instance, just because your ceiling has a leak, doesn’t mean your entire roof must go. Knowing the factors that determine whether you’ll need a roof repair or replacement is important for any homeowner. Consider...

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