Meet the Microscopic Pest that Leaves a Giant Mess: Blue-Green

If you drive down virtually any residential street in the U.S. or Canada, there’s a chance you’ll see at least one roof stained with black or dark brown streaks. Many homeowners mistake these stains for mold, mildew, moss, or even tree sap. They’re often actually caused by tiny bacteria called Gloeocapsa magma, AKA “blue-green algae.” When you see the dark stains, you’re...
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Are Gutters Right For Your Home or Business?

Seamless Aluminum GutterWhat are the benefits of installing a gutter system on your home or business?

  • A gutter system will significantly reduce damage to the foundation of your home or business caused by excessive moisture in the surrounding soil.
  • A gutter system prevents...
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Roofing Blog

Roofs play a key role in protecting building occupants and interiors from outside weather conditions, primarily moisture. The roof, insulation and ventilation must all work together to keep the building free of moisture. Roofs also provide protection from the sun. In fact, if designed correctly,...
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Should I Repair or Replace My Roof?

A question I get often is at what point should you consider replacing your roof, as opposed to fixing it? Variables in roofing materials and your particular situation will ultimately help decide, but I’ve put together some helpful questions to help you make that decision. What is the age of your roof compared with its expected...
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