Was My Shingle Roof Installed Correctly?

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Was my shingle roof installed correctly? Shingle roof installation is a process that requires patience and experience. Some contractors like to cut corners and when corners get cut, your roof gets hurt. We at Home Evolution Strive to exceed the rest and treat every shingle repair as if it was on our own home. In this blog we talk about … Read More

Why You Should Leave Roof Repair To The Professionals

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Many times when signs start to appear of corrosion and wear to your roof, you look and see if there’s a chance you could do it yourself. In this blog Home Evolution will explain why doing things yourself isn’t always the answer. Roofing Repair Requires Safety All professionals know that when repairing a roof, you need safety equipment to prevent … Read More

The Benefits of IKO Roofing

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We take pride in using the best products for our customers. That is why we offer IKO Roofing Systems and shingles. From shingles to entire roofing systems, complete with eave protection, underlayment, and roof starters, IKO is setting the bar high when it comes to protecting your home. There are many benefits to choosing IKO for your roofing needs. We’ve … Read More

The 5 Important Questions to Ask Your Contractor

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When meeting with your contractor, there are crucial questions that are very important for you to ask. This way, you’ll ensure that you have as much information as possible about what is being done and be able to make the best decisions possible for your situation. Here are the top 5 questions you should be asking your contractor: 1. Is … Read More

5 Steps to a Roof Inspection

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You might not have thought about it, but your roof is an essential part of your home and needs to be inspected to ensure there are no problems with it. At the very least, roof inspections should take place yearly. However, winter and spring tend to be the worst conditions for roofs, so you should do your inspections during and/or … Read More

How to Assess Your Roof for Winter Damage

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Your roof’s shingles are designed to protect your home during inclement weather. The winter months can cause major problems and detecting any issues and getting them taken care of quickly are important. Snow, heavy winds, sleet, and damaging hail storms can lead to potentially costly damage. Even if the damage isn’t immediately affecting your home and the inside of your … Read More

Calling All Delmar Homeowners! Know the Benefits of Replacing Your Roof!

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Calling All Delmar Homeowners! Know the Benefits of Replacing Your Roof! Start talking about roof replacement and people start to see dollar signs in their eyes. Sure, replacing a roof is an investment, but beyond that, there are compelling reasons and benefits to doing so beyond the cost of investment. Consider these benefits of roof replacement before you decide to … Read More

Ice Dams – A Winter Hassle

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Preventing Ice Dams in Albany While the Northeast winters bring the joys of skiing and sledding, and the beautiful backdrop of snowcapped mountains, they also bring some unwanted headaches. One in particular can cause serious damage to your roof and home… ice dams. Ice dams are those chunks of ice that form along the edges of your roof. While frozen, … Read More

Winter Roofing Pros and Cons

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Should roofing be done in the winter? The simple answer is… it depends. While it’s not ideal to have workers on rooftops in difficult conditions, there are benefits and often times needs to be on the roof in the winter. A few CONs of winter roofing include: Asphalt shingles are applied with seal strips and if inappropriately installed can allow … Read More

4 Winter Roofing Tips for Maintaining Your Roof All Season Long

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Your roof takes the brunt of Mother Nature. From the hot sun beating down on it on those humid summer days, to ice, snow, and wind from winter storms, your roof gets through it all. In the winter, there are several steps you can take to ensure that your roof doesn’t run into any issues. During times where there is … Read More