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How to Best Prepare Your House for a Roof Replacement

So, the big day has finally arrived and the excitement is at a crescendo… Neighbors and kids may be flocking to observe the roofers hard at work, but being that your home is an active work zone while the roofers are on the job, there are some safety guidelines you should follow. Rapid Restore ensures that your roof replacement process is stress-free and safe from potential hazards. As an added precaution, we have listed safety measures you can enact that will facilitate a smooth process and reduce downtimes prior to installation.

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What is the Best Type of Roof For Homes In Long Island?

Whether you’re in the market for a roof repair or replacement, an obvious consideration is the type of roofing material you should install. As a homeowner, you are naturally inclined to invest in tougher, long-lasting materials, but based on your location and the corresponding climate conditions, the optimal material type may differ. That’s why we’ve outlined our top picks for the best types of roofing materials for Long Island in terms of durability and longevity.

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How to Ensure Proper Attic Insulation

Having up-to-date and efficient attic insulation is one of the most rewarding investments you can make for your home, in addition to being one of the determining factors that affect your energy bill. However, the accumulation of water, dust, dirt and compressed material over the course of many years can compromise its effectiveness.
It may not be patently obvious when you should replace or repair your insulation, or even what type should be used for what situation – so let’s break it down.

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Environmentally Friendly Options for Roofing

Other than the typical factors that affect what roofing option you ultimately decide on – such as price, durability and longevity – an increasing number of homeowners are considering the environmental impact of their roofing system.
Every roof isn’t made the same and that extends to its effects on the environment. Asphalt roofs are commonplace, but the waste created when they are manufactured make them a less efficient environmental option than certain alternatives.

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General Tips to Maintain Your Roof for Increased Longevity

Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or a seasoned pro, something that often gets overlooked is the maintenance of your roof. A well-maintained roof versus a hands-off approach could amount to a difference of ten years of lifespan. That’s why we urge homeowners to take direct involvement, where possible, in the ongoing maintenance of their roofs.

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What is the Longest Lasting Roofing Option?

When you’re in the market for a new roof, a crucial aspect to consider is how long the type of roof you have chosen will last. Depending on the material type and design selected, the difference in longevity can amount to upwards of 50 years… that’s nothing to scoff at.

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30 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Contractor

Finding the right contractor can feel like a boondoggle, because your roof replacement is highly dependent on the quality of the craftsmanship. It’s important that you remain vigilant regarding your initial consultation with any roofer and ask relevant, important questions that can help determine who is best for the job. Prior to evaluating a roofing specialist, you need to assess your roofing needs and how to go about asking the right questions.

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Why Do Roof Replacement Estimates Differ?

No two snowflakes are alike, and the same goes for the unique roofs that each home has. Depending on square footage, material type and whether you’ve hired an economical and straightforward roofing company, estimates can differ wildly.

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5 Tell-Tale Signs You Need a Roof Replacement

Unlike when your phone needs an update or your car needs repair, there’s no flashing indicator that’s going to tell you it’s time to repair or replace your roof. While you may be under the impression it requires a trained eye to do so, there are certain warning signs that are easily noticeable once you’ve been made aware of them.

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