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The Parts of a Roof
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The Parts of a Roof (Comprehensive Guide)

In this post, discover the integral components that make up traditional roofs, from the roof deck to the ridge vent. Learn about the importance of each part in protecting your home and enhancing its overall appearance. Whether you’re a homeowner or contractor, this comprehensive guide will provide valuable insights into the different parts of a roof.

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How Long Does a Roof Really Last?

Roofs can last anywhere from 15 to 70 years, depending on the material used. Asphalt shingle roofs typically last between 15 to 30 years, while metal roofs can last anywhere from 40 to 70 years. On average, roofs tend to last 20 years before needing to be replaced. Regular maintenance and inspections can help extend the lifespan of a roof.

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 Roof Replacement Costs (Updated 2024)

The average cost of roof replacement in the United States ranges from $6,500 to $11,000 for an average-sized home. However, prices can vary significantly depending on factors such as the size of the roof, materials used, and location. While some homeowners may pay as little as $5,000, others could end up spending upwards of $80,000 for a complete roof replacement.

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How To Clean & Prevent Roof Moss

While a roof with moss strewn across it may look enchanting or ethereal, in reality larger clumps of moss degrade shingles by growing underneath and between them, resulting in exposed sections of roofing prone to moisture entry. If you have a build-up of moss on your roof, you may be wondering how to remove it and how to prevent any recurrence of growth – let’s help with that.

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Synthetic Vs. Felt Roofing Underlayment: Pros & Cons

When it comes to the makeup of your roof, shingles and eavestroughs generally come to mind – but one of the most critical components is the underlayment. Performing a crucial role by preventing moisture from entering into your home, underlayment is a principal component of your roof’s construction. Let’s get into more detail about the two major types of roof underlayment – felt and synthetic.

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What To Do in the Event of Roof Storm Damage

Unfortunately, homeowners encounter and potentially suffer the detrimental effects of rough weather throughout the years. Whether it be from thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes or wildfires, extreme weather events can do a number on your home’s external structure and roof. In this roof storm damage guide, we’ll assist you in identifying the indicators of roof damage and how to address them after a rough weather patch.

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Insurance Benefits of a Roof Replacement
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Insurance Benefits of Replacing Your Roof

Of the many benefits homeowners consider before replacing their roof, ranging from security to aesthetics, improving homeowner’s insurance is often overlooked. Whether it be lowering your premiums, maintaining your pre-existing insurance coverage or getting a roof replacement reimbursement, replacing your roof is a no-brainer when it comes to insurance benefits.

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The Benefits of Replacing a 10 Year Old Roof

Since there are appreciable benefits of a roof replacement that shouldn’t go overlooked, getting a 10-year-old roof replaced should move up higher on a homeowners’ lists of home improvement projects. Installing a new roof around a period of ten years of age ensures that your home provides a robust return on investment, bolsters your homeowner insurance coverage, and continues to look attractive.

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The Anatomy of Your Roof

You may feel overwhelmed when a roofing professional is discussing your roof – as far as you’re concerned, they may as well be speaking gibberish. With terms like “underlayment” and “flashing” being thrown around, you may even blush! Now is the time to acquaint yourself with the terminology used when discussing your roof, so you can best understand your roofing requirements while speaking with a roofing contractor.

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