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Straight Line Winds Can Damage Your Roof

Straight Line Winds Can Damage Your Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / January 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Straight Line Winds Can Damage Your Roof

Most people associate wind damaged roofs with tornados. But the experienced roofing contractors at Eagle Watch Roofing know that strong straight-line winds can damage your roof just as severely. Straight-line winds are most often associated with thunderstorms. They often present as gusts or sustained blowing. Either way, your roof is at risk. Shingles Blown Off…

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When You Should Call Your Roofer Right Away

When You Should Call Your Roofer Right Away

By Eagle Watch Roofing / December 31, 2020 / Comments Off on When You Should Call Your Roofer Right Away

Because your roof protects your entire home from the elements, roofing is one area where knowing what constitutes an emergency is critical. In some situations, waiting to call your roofer can result in expensive and severe damage to your roof and home. Here are some roofing scenarios that require you to call your roofer right…

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Do You Really Want to DIY Your Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / December 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Do You Really Want to DIY Your Roof?

Do you really want to DIY your roof? Let’s cut to the chase and tell you that the answer is an emphatic, “No!” Unless it’s a question of replacing a shingle or two, you’re better off staying on the ground. Repairing and especially replacing a roof is well outside the skill set of an average…

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Ways to Enhance and Protect your Home and Roof

Ways to Enhance and Protect Your Home and Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / November 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Ways to Enhance and Protect Your Home and Roof

Homeowners often underestimate how quickly the structural and cosmetic integrity of their home can deteriorate. In the absence of the right kind of planning, your home could be in danger. Granted, most people don’t have the expertise to address every contingency. But it is crucial to protect your home and roof. Luckily, homeowners can take…

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Get Ready for Winter Storms

Get Ready for Winter Storms

By Eagle Watch Roofing / November 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Get Ready for Winter Storms

Growing up in Southern Georgia, I’ve seen my fair share of storms. The one I remember most vividly happened when I was eleven years old. I remember camping out in the basement with my mom and four siblings. She was worried sick about my dad, who happened to be on his way home from work…

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Why You Need a Drip Edge for Your Roof

Why You Need a Drip Edge for Your Roof

By Eagle Watch Roofing / October 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Why You Need a Drip Edge for Your Roof

A drip edge is a piece of metal installed along the edge of your roof where the shingles end. Its primary function is to ensure that all water runoff from the roof makes it into the gutters. In the past, a drip edge was only required in snowy climates, where it prevented melting snow from…

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Can Hail Hurt My Roof?

Can Hail Hurt My Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / October 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Can Hail Hurt My Roof?

When a hailstorm has just moved through your area, it makes sense to wonder about possible damage to your roof. In most cases, small hailstones won’t damage a well-maintained rooftop. Shingles are meant to take on the forces of weather and protect a home for decades at a time. But some hail can still hurt…

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Can a Faulty Roof Damage Your Siding

Can a Faulty Roof Damage Your Siding?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / September 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Can a Faulty Roof Damage Your Siding?

Your roof is the most important part of your home. It not only keeps the rain out of your home but also protects your home’s other structures from decay. That’s why keeping your roof in good repair is critical to maintaining your entire home. If left unattended, problems with your roof could lead to major…

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Can a Faulty Foundation Cause Problems with Your Roof

Can a Faulty Foundation Cause Problems with Your Roof?

By Eagle Watch Roofing / September 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Can a Faulty Foundation Cause Problems with Your Roof?

Roofing contractors usually inspect your roof for damage. But sometimes the source of the problem isn’t on your roof. In fact, a faulty foundation can cause problems all the way up on your roof. Keep in mind that if the foundation is moving, so is every other part of your home, including the roof. A…

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Your Roof and Curb Appeal

By Eagle Watch Roofing / August 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Your Roof and Curb Appeal

Like many moments in life, selling your home can be all about first impressions. But when it comes to your home, the first impression isn’t the view when you walk in the front door. Instead, realtors talk about curb appeal, that first look at your home when you drive or walk up. Before a buyer…

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