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The Best Roof for Hot Weather

The Best Roof for Hot Weather

By Eagle Watch Roofing / August 13, 2021 / Comments Off on The Best Roof for Hot Weather

When most people think about cooling their homes, the first thing that comes to mind if air conditioning. There’s no doubt that here in “Hot-lanta” air conditioning is crucial, but it’s not your home’s first line of defense. Just like keeping rain, wind, and cold out of your home, your roof is your greatest defense…

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Choosing the Best Material for a New Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / July 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Choosing the Best Material for a New Roof

If you are considering a new roof, chances are your roof is at least 20 years old. Over the last few decades, a lot has changed in the roofing industry. New materials are available and old materials have been updated. With all the options available today, choosing the best material for a new roof can…

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Things to Consider Before Installing an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Things to Consider Before Installing an Asphalt Shingle Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / June 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Things to Consider Before Installing an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Asphalt shingle is the most common type of roofing in America. Over its 100 year history it has seen a number of evolutions, making asphalt shingle more safe, durable, and visually appealing. There are various types of asphalt shingles, though the most common are three tab shingles and architectural shingles. Asphalt shingles are typically cheaper…

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What is The Longest Lasting Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / May 26, 2021 / Comments Off on What is The Longest Lasting Roof?

The longest lasting roofs are generally made of materials that decay very slowly, such as concrete, clay, and slate. Roofs made of metal are also very long lasting. Asphalt shingle and wood shingle roofs tend to have the shortest lifespans. Long Lasting Roofing Materials When determining the longest lasting roof, one major factor is the…

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Keep a New Roof from Failing

How to Keep a New Roof from Failing

By Eagle Watch Roofing / February 28, 2019 / Comments Off on How to Keep a New Roof from Failing

Your roof is a significant investment. So once you’ve paid for your new roof, you can rightfully expect it to last at least a couple of decades, depending on the material. But sometimes a roof can fail after just a few years. When a new roof fails, it can be a massive headache for the…

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Our Top 4 Roofing Trends for 2019

Our Top 4 Roofing Trends for 2019

By Eagle Watch Roofing / January 8, 2019 / Comments Off on Our Top 4 Roofing Trends for 2019

The new year is here, and all sorts of industries are looking at the top trends for the year ahead. Often, when we think of trends, we think of clothing fashions, but roofs are just as subject to trends as any other product. Your roof is a large part of the exterior appearance of your…

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Clay Tile vs. Concrete Tile

Clay Tile vs. Concrete Tile: Making the Right Choice for Your Home

By Eagle Watch Roofing / December 31, 2018 / Comments Off on Clay Tile vs. Concrete Tile: Making the Right Choice for Your Home

Clay tile is one of the oldest known manufactured roofing materials. Today, tile roofs are often a hallmark of classical architectural styles. Mediterranean and Spanish inspired buildings are topped with terracotta tiles. Traditional Chinese architecture also makes heavy use of clay tiles. More recently, concrete tiles have come onto the market. While concrete and clay…

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Reduce Energy Costs with a New Roof

Reduce Energy Costs with a New Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / December 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Reduce Energy Costs with a New Roof

If you live in an older home, it probably was not built with an eye towards energy efficiency. Today, however, energy efficiency is a hot topic for home builders and homeowners. Besides saving you money, making your home more efficient benefits the world around you. As concern rises over how we produce our electricity and…

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Three Types of Asphalt Shingle

Three Types of Asphalt Shingle

By Eagle Watch Roofing / November 15, 2018 / Comments Off on Three Types of Asphalt Shingle

Asphalt shingle is still the most common type of residential roof cover. However, the long history of asphalt shingle has seen a lot of changes. The last few decades, in particular, have been a boom time for asphalt shingle. Asphalt used to be the default residential roofing material just because it was cheap to produce…

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Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / October 31, 2018 / Comments Off on Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

Let’s be honest, a slate roof really is the Cadillac of roofs. Slate is nearly indestructible. But that “nearly” part is important. Many homeowners think a slate roof can last forever. After all, there are many buildings with slate roofs pushing two centuries that seem to still be doing fine. So for a roof that…

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