Tag: Roofing Contractor

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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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High Nail Diagram

Common Roofing Mistakes I’ve Seen Throughout Utah

Lots of people wonder about the things that can go wrong with a typical re-roofing project. Aside from the funny roofing stories, there are some mistakes that I see over and over again when I’m out with my employees doing a visual inspection after we’ve torn off the old roof. The good news, is that…
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West Jordan, Utah

West Jordan, Utah is home to the eclectic Gardner Village and was the hometown of former world middleweight boxing champion Gene Fullmer. And it’s population has boomed with the development of Jordan Landing in the 2000’s and residences on the west side of town. With lots of new construction in the area, we get the…
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Saratoga Springs Utah

Saratoga Springs, Utah

Saratoga Springs is one of the fastest developing communities in Utah. Once on the outskirts of  the city, the 2000 census recorded 1,003 as its population. Just a decade later, its population had grown to 17,781. In a nod to its citizens, the Saratoga Springs library was started with a majority of donations from the…
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