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The Importance of Properly Installed Flashing

The Importance of Properly Installed Flashing

By Eagle Watch Roofing / May 27, 2022 / Comments Off on The Importance of Properly Installed Flashing

Properly installed flashing is an indispensable product used on a roof to protect against water damage. Thin pieces of sheet metal are installed around any vulnerable joints on a home’s roof to prevent water penetration over time. While it is a product used by roofers all the time—in fact, every roof has it—many homeowners are…

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Is DIY Roofing Really Worth It?

Is DIY Roofing Really Worth It?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / May 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Is DIY Roofing Really Worth It?

Roofing may appear to be a relatively straightforward process. You place sheathing down, apply asphalt paper, and tack some shingles on your roof. It’s what you may not realize about the pitfalls of do-it-yourself roofing that may encourage you to hire a professional roofer in Newnan, GA. Sure, installing a roof the right way, with…

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Common Roofing Problems

Common Roofing Problems

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Common Roofing Problems

Homeowners see all kinds of problems with their roofs. Sometimes, it’s just normal aging and damage over time. Other times, damage can be the result of faulty installation, inadequate materials, or poor maintenance. Here are some common roofing problems we see and how to recognize them in advance. If you need professional assistance with maintaining…

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Threats to Your Roof

Three Threats to Your Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Three Threats to Your Roof

Roof problems can occur unexpectedly, even to newer homes. That’s why it’s crucial to keep an eye on your roof so you can spot damage in its early stages. If you find damage early on, you can have it repaired before a small problem turns into a bigger, more costly one. Here are three threats…

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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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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Damage

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Damage?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / June 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Damage?

Many homeowners wait until after they have a damaged roof to ask the important question: Will my homeowners insurance cover roof damage? The best information about what is and is not covered will come from your insurance provider. In most cases, some types of damage are covered by your homeowners insurance. The type and amount…

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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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How Storm Damage Affects Your Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / May 14, 2021 / Comments Off on How Storm Damage Affects Your Roof

Storms can damage a roof in a number of ways. The most common sources of damage to a roof during a storm are hail, high winds, rain, and falling debris. Hail and falling debris can damage shingles, while high winds call rip shingles right off your roof. Heavy rains can cause water to pool, creating…

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Metal Roofing

By Eagle Watch Roofing / April 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Metal Roofing

What are the pros and cons of metal roofing? Metal roofing today can be made to look like many other roofing materials, including clay tiles, asphalt shingles, slate, or even natural wood. A metal roof is typically a larger investment up front, but over the long run it may be cheaper than even traditional asphalt…

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When is Roof Repair Urgent?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on When is Roof Repair Urgent?

Although new roofs should last many years, there may be problems that unexpectedly arise during the life of your roof that requires immediate attention from an expert roofing Newnan, GA business. How will you know whether roof repair is urgent? In short, you will need urgent repairs if your roofing system has been compromised and…

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