Roof Inspection Guide When Buying a House

May 28 2021

Buying a new home can be an exciting but overwhelming experience. Prospective buyers know they need to get an inspection to make sure their new home has a solid foundation and proper electrical wiring, but a roof inspection is often overlooked. Since the roof is such an integral part to your home, it’s best not to ignore. We recommend all homebuyers take a larger look at the house starting with the roof. After all, the roof is what protects your family and all your belongings. Since the roof is so important to your home, buyers should know that a standard…

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How To Prevent Clogged Gutters

May 19 2021

Your gutters have one job – to catch and direct water away from your home. Sounds easy enough, right? It should be; however, we see clogged gutters all over Memphis that lead to roof damage and costly roof repairs. To prevent these damages from creating major issues in your roof system we recommend following the tips below. Inspect and Clean Your Downspouts Monthly All it takes is for one clump of leaves to backup your gutter system. Clogs often begin at the point where your gutters meet the rooftop opening of your downspouts. The water overflow will damage roof shingles…

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Common Roofing Terms You Should Know

May 05 2021

At Restoration Roofing we want to ensure our customers are always informed on the parts of their home, specifically the roof system. We know that we use a lot of industry specific jargon that our customers have never heard before. That’s why we put together a list of common roofing terms that will keep you informed when you meet with one of our project managers. COMMON ROOING TERMS Counter Flashing: That portion of the flashing attached to a vertical surface to prevent water from migrating behind the base flashing. Cricket: A peaked saddle construction at the back of a chimney…

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Benefits of Using Copper on Your Roof

Apr 14 2021

Using copper on your roof system has been around for centuries – and with good reason. The material is not only aesthetically pleasing but has the longevity and efficiency to make it a popular roofing option. While the price of copper is a more expensive choice compared to other roofing materials, the advantages are well worth the investment. Durability Copper roofing and accessories are strong and can last over 50 years with regular maintenance. Copper is a resilient material, meaning it can withstand a lot of abuse from the usual elements that cause damage to roofs. It also comes with…

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How to Choose Gutter Size for Your Home

Apr 02 2021

Are you on the hunt for the right gutter size for your home? Every home will need gutters, but no two homes are exactly alike. There is much to consider when choosing the right gutters, including size, material, and cost. Since there are two standard sizes, 5 inch or 6 inch, we wanted to break down the factors that determine which is the right size for you.   Signs that You Need New Gutters When your gutters start to show signs of severe wear and tear – it might be time to look into replacement. Signs to be on the…

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How To Get Your Roof Ready For Spring

Mar 11 2021

The weather is warming up and spring is finally here! It’s time to pull out the grill, pick out the plants for your garden and relax on the patio. It’s also the time to check your roof and take care of any issues that occurred during the winter weather. While people rarely think about spring cleaning for the roof, it’s an area of your home that should not be ignored. There are several actions you can take to get your roof ready for the upcoming season. So here’s our spring roof checklist: Routine Inspection From hail and snowstorms to the…

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