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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Understanding the whole roof system

Isn’t it a little strange that your roof — the barrier between you, your family and the wild elements — is essentially a stranger to you? You generally see your roof from a distance. Even then, you’re just seeing the … Continue reading

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Air infiltration, condensation, your home and your windows

According to the National Fenestration Rating Council, heating and cooling account for up to 45 percent of a home’s energy costs­. That price tag has homeowners like you looking for ways to save money! Here’s a tip: reducing air infiltration and condensation … Continue reading

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Hammerin’ Man: Meet Allen Lyle of Today’s Homeowner

Allen Lyle knows that when you begin planning a home improvement projects, the questions come fast and furiously. Where should you start first? How much do you spend? Who should you hire? What materials should you use? It’s enough to make … Continue reading

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3 critical signs you need to replace your roof

Admitting you need to replace your roof is a big financial decision! That’s why it can be easy to put it off until the last minute. Here’s what the last minute looks like. Replace your roof when you see any of these 3 … Continue reading

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