Roofs get damaged for various reasons and there are certain signs you should look for when you want to rectify the roof. The first thing is the age of the roof. According to experts, an asphalt shingle roof should have a durability of 20 and 30 years. When a roof gets near to that duration, it starts to wear out and this should be replaced early. Another indication to look for is when the shingles begin to curl. There are two categories of curling. Cupping occurs when the edges of the shingle change upwards and clawing happens when edges remain flat and the middle points come up. Both are indications of weathering and show that there is an existence of a problem.Continue reading “How to know whether to repair, patch, or replace your roof”
Monthly gas and electricity bills in New York increased by 2.3 percent in 2017. The energy bills are expected to increase further by 2.4 percent in 2018 and 2018. These increments are intended to fund New York’s struggling nuclear power plants. This is bad news for home and building owners in the state who will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets to settle their energy bills. But that doesn’t have to be the case.
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