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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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Permit for Roof Replacement

Do I Need a Permit for Roof Replacement?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / February 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Do I Need a Permit for Roof Replacement?

Your roof is considered part of your home’s envelope. The envelope is the entire exterior of your home that seals it off from the big wide world outside. While your entire envelope is important—well-insulated walls, properly sealed windows and doors—your roof is its most significant component. If you have drafty windows or doors, your energy…

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Top 10 Roofing Mistakes to Avoid

Top 10 Roofing Mistakes to Avoid

By Eagle Watch Roofing / February 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Top 10 Roofing Mistakes to Avoid

No other part of your home gets as direct a beating as your roof. Your roof is the number one recipient of rain, sun, snow, and hail. Falling debris from Atlanta’s regular windstorms will affect your roof more than any other part of your home. With all that your roof has to stand up to,…

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Common Causes of Roof Leaks

6 Common Causes of Roof Leaks

By Eagle Watch Roofing / January 28, 2022 / Comments Off on 6 Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Winter is here, and so is the season of roof leaks. Any roof can leak if the conditions are right. However, older roofs are more likely to encounter the sorts of problems that cause leaks. If you find yourself running for a bucket every time it starts to rain, you are in need of a…

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How to Fix Ponding on a Flat Roof

How to Fix Ponding on a Flat Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / January 14, 2022 / Comments Off on How to Fix Ponding on a Flat Roof

Flat roofs, by their very nature, will collect some water when it rains. However, excessive ponding threatens your roof. It may also void your warranty. So if your flat roof is collecting water that doesn’t drain or evaporate within 48 hours, you will need to fix it. How to fix ponding on a flat roof…

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Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / December 10, 2021 / 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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Prepare for a Roof Replacement

Tips to Prepare for a Roof Replacement

By Eagle Watch Roofing / November 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Tips to Prepare for a Roof Replacement

So you’ve decided it’s time for a roof replacement. For most Americans, their home is their biggest single investment. And the most important part of your home, the part that protects everything else, is the roof. A new roof is a great long-term investment that will protect your home and everything in it. When you…

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