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Your Roof is Our Roof.

How Much Does a New Roof Cost?

Should I be paying this much for a New Roof? The cost of a replacement roof depends greatly on the area, and pitch of your roofing solution. On average ranch style homes in Utah have roofs that can be 15-20 squares 0 in shingle installation and labor. To get an exact cost you will need an estimate.…
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Signs a Roof Needs Repair or Replacement

What are some common signs that a roof requires repair or replacement?  At Rock Solid Roofing, we always recommend that our customers across Utah pay close, consistent attention to the condition of their roofing. All too often, homeowners neglect to notice clear signs of damage to their roofs. As a result, they’re often hit by more…
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What Should I Look for in a Roofing Contractor?

How do you find the right Roofing Contractor for the job? As an experienced, well-proven roofing contractor working across Salt Lake City, Provo, Utah County and Salt Lake County; Rock Solid Roofing provides the following benefits: We are licensed and certified to carry out roofing repairs and installations across Utah We use the highest quality…
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Shasta White Roof Home

Which Color Shingle is Best For My Home?

When you’ve decided on a new roof, the bulk of the work is done for you. The tear away of the old roof, the disposable of the old shingles, the ice sheeting, the venting, the nailing. Everything. But one question still trips up homeowners: What color shingle should I use? Years ago, you could choose…
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Total Roofing System

What is a Roofing System? And How is it Different From a Typical Roof

Lots of people ask us for a new roof. They can see the shingles curling at the corners or have seen shingles in their front yard after a storm. They’ve put it off until they absolutely need a new roof, and they need one fast. But what exactly goes into a roof? Unless you’ve worked…
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Asphalt or Metal: Which is Better for a Utah Roof?

What Are the Best Roofing Options for Homes in Utah? Most people in Utah are looking for a high-quality asphalt roof. They’re cost effective, and increasingly energy efficient. They keep the rain and water out in wet months, and proper ventilation keeps the heat out in summer months. We get all four seasons in Utah,…
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Multi colored shingles

What is the Difference Between a Re-roof and a Re-cover?

Can’t I Just Re-Cover my Roof? A lot of people want to do a recover. Because it can save a thousand bucks, lots of homeowners go with the cheapest bid. And I understand where they are coming from. A thousand dollar difference between bids is a lot of money, but it’s a small sum in…
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Different Types of Shingles

Who Makes the Best Shingles For Roofing Your House?

Who Makes the Best Shingles in the Roofing Business? What makes a good shingle is working with a good shingle manufacturer. I’ve been in the roofing business for more than 20 years, owned my own company for the past decade, and there are shingles I would trust to put on my parent’s roof and shingles…
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Roof Shingles

Three Roofing Warranties and Why They Matter to Homeowners

Don’t All Shingle Manufacturers Have a Wind Warranty? Yes, if the construction of the home meets manufacturer requirements, then all manufacturers have a wind warranty. Typically, homeowners should look for the details on three specific warranties: Workmanship Warranty. First, there’s a workmanship warranty that comes from the company that does the installation of the new…
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Three Awkward Roofing Experiences that Helped Me Make a Better Company

Freelancer or Contractor? In the early days of my roofing career, I freelanced for a big box chain. I’d still roof for my day job, give people estimates, and hope they’d choose me. But many times, they’d choose the big box store with the big box store prices. I was routinely 50% lower on the…
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