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OSHA Offers $10.3 Million in Grants to Promote Roof Safety

November 23, 2019 12:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When your roof begins to show minor signs of wear and tear, it can be tempting for the self-sufficient Arizona homeowner to skip the call to a roofing company in Gilbert, AZ. That temptation can be extra strong when you’re talking about a roof that’s just a single story off the ground. If you’re an amateur craftsman, don’t underestimate the importance of safety precautions when undertaking chores on your roof. If at all possible, consider hiring a professional who can maintain the integrity of your roof for you. It’s that serious. Falls really do happen—a lot Even those professionals who... View Article

The Benefits of Using Concrete Roofing Tile

November 9, 2019 12:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Most homeowners in Arizona don’t spend a lot of time worrying about the state of their home until it’s time to pick up the phone and call their trusted roofing contractors in Gilbert, AZ. If that time has come, if your roof is leaking or you’ve lost too many shingles to count, then it’s time to consider making the transition to a concrete tile roof. Here’s why. The problem with asphalt shingles When it comes to roofing options, asphalt shingles are the most popular choice for homeowners. The reason for that decision is most commonly attributed to one factor: asphalt... View Article

How Hot, Dry Air Can Damage Your Roof

August 8, 2019 10:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

During the summer months, you might spend a lot of time thinking about how the hot weather impacts your comfort, but did you know that hot, dry air can also have an effect on your home’s exterior? While houses are designed to withstand a lot of external pressure, they can be damaged by extreme conditions like high temperatures and direct sunlight. To keep your roof in the best shape possible, it’s important to understand how hot air affects your roof and what you can do to minimize the damage. Here’s some information from our roofing contractors in Gilbert, AZ. Direct... View Article

Get Ready to Find and Use Sandbags in Phoenix This Monsoon Season!

June 12, 2019 6:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Spring, summer and fall storms are not unusual in some parts of the United States—just talk to folks living here in Arizona. Here, we are known to experience typical seasonal storms that bring rain, dust, thunder and lightning, but monsoons are also on everyone’s radar. When rainstorms are in the forecast, cities all around Arizona offer free sandbags at designated locations. Sandbags can help you prepare and protect your home from flood waters, as long as you plan ahead of time. What do you need to know about sandbags, and where can you find them in the Phoenix area? Let’s... View Article

Tips for Prepping Your Roof for Monsoon Season

May 29, 2019 6:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In Arizona, monsoon season starts on June 15. This means that you likely have just a few weeks left to ensure that your home is ready when the winds begin to shift and extreme weather starts to descend upon the Copper State. Monsoons in Arizona bring heavy rain, copious amounts of lighting, high winds and haboobs, which are dust and sandstorms hundreds of feet high. Monsoons can start suddenly, meaning that it’s best to prepare before the season begins. Monsoon season lasts through the end of September. During monsoon season, damage caused by water and wind is all too common.... View Article

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