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How to care for your roof after rain and hail

Category: General Published on Jul 30

With one of the rainiest seasons in recent history on the books, southeastern Pennsylvania has seen its share of wet weather—and all of the damage and inconvenience that comes with it. From flooded roads to flooded basements, the amount of precipitation we’ve received has taken its toll, and roofs are especially susceptible to these effects.

Here’s your guide to understanding how the rain and the recent spate of hailstorms can affect your roof, and what you can do about it.

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Attic insulation: your guide to loose fill insulation materials

Category: General Published on Jul 16

In recent posts we’ve focused on how proper home insulation is an investment in you and your family’s year-round comfort and health, and ultimately a significant cost-savings for your home.

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Your Guide To Loose Fill, Batting & Foam Insulation

Category: General Published on Jun 25

Why It’s Important To Know Your Insulation’s R-Value, And How To Figure It Out

Category: General Published on Jun 24

Properly insulating your attic can slash your energy bill by up to 20% monthly, and provide you with a host of benefits year-round, including the increased comfort of consistent temperatures in your home. When consulting with a professional about how to optimize your insulation, however, it’s important to have some basic information at hand about the current state of your insulation as a point of reference.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Cleaning Your Gutters

Category: General Published on May 14

Gutters and downspouts serve a vital role in keeping your roof—and your entire home—free from water damage. When it rains, they channel water down and away from your home so that it doesn’t collect and leave pools of water that can seep into ceilings, walls, or basements. Working together, gutters and downspouts are the essential elements of your home’s irrigation system.

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Removing Mold And Mildew From Your Roof

Category: General Published on May 08

One of the things you may discover when spring cleaning your roof is the presence of mold or mildew. This can occur anytime moisture gets trapped on the surface of your roof, so it’s not uncommon to find some growth with the first thaw of spring.

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