How to get the best roof warranty

Roof Warranty Notes for Smart Homeowners A roof warranty gives a homeowner real peace of mind after making a major home investment. Like any warranty, however, your roof warranty should make sure you understand the protection you are receiving. Let’s take a closer look … Continue reading

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Window Replacement Project? Make Sure You See the Difference

Window replacement is a big deal. Think about it — you may only buy new windows once in your life. You probably don’t have a lot of window replacement experience. Who’s going to help you? We are. Let’s break down the components … Continue reading

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A comprehensive guide to flat roof systems

Flat roof systems are a bit of an outlier. Most modern residential homes have relatively steep pitches. However, in many U.S. cities with older housing stock — think Federal Hill in Baltimore or Alexandria, Virginia’s Old Town — the roofs are often … Continue reading

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How does home appraisal work?

According Realtor.com, spring through summer is the busiest time for buying and selling homes in most markets. The days are longer, the weather is more cooperative and blooming landscapes really boost curb appeal. But before you list your home or … Continue reading

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3 reasons why roof ventilation is important for your home

You probably already know the basics of ventilation. It’s pretty simple: ventilation is the flow of air through a system of intake and exhaust. So why is ventilation important when it comes to your roof? There are three main reasons, but before … Continue reading

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Heat Mirror windows: The right move for smart homeowners

Considering a window project? It’s time to learn about the benefits of Heat Mirror windows. What are Heat Mirror windows? Heat Mirror windows are an advanced insulating system that uses state-of-the-art glazing to secure special, lightweight films between glass panes. The films are … Continue reading

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How to tell when you need a roof replacement

Do you need a roof replacement? Would you know if you did? Sometimes, the signs can be pretty obvious — i.e., the ability to spot the Big Dipper from your attic — but in most circumstances, the red flags of a … Continue reading

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We’re number one: Long Roofing earns coveted warranty award

This is a big deal: Long Roofing is one of the roofing warranty leaders in North America, How? in 2016, Long Roofing registered 1,024 CertainTeed SureStart PLUS roofing warranties. That’s more SureStart PLUS warranties registrations than any other company on the continent. “Long … Continue reading

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The 3 main types of asphalt shingles (and how to spot them)

It’s unlikely that you’ve considered different types of asphalt shingles unless you’re in the market for a new roof. On the other hand, if your roof is failing, you’re probably scrambling to find a reputable contractor. You’re also trying to figure … Continue reading

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Should I invest in a summer cabin?

What’s dreamier than having your own retreat? Purchasing a summer cabin means fun is literally over the horizon. You always know that a refuge from work, traffic and stress is out there, waiting for you. Less fun: a summer cabin comes with a … Continue reading

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