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How Snow and Ice Impact Your Roof

Prevent Damage by Preparing Your Roof for Winter Snow and Ice

While the glint and glimmer of freshly fallen snow may present the perfect backdrop for a photograph, it’s massive weight can create a number of serious problems resulting in expensive repairs to your home. Icicles on your gutters are an obvious red flag indicating damage, yet other conditions, such as ice dams, form beneath the snowfall on your roof without any visible warning signs. Regular roof and gutter inspections along with proper maintenance go a long way towards preventing problems, but heavy snowfall may need to be carefully removed from your rooftop to prevent collapse of the structure.
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5 Common Roofing Problems in Winter

Winter Hates Your Roof

Winter is here and with it comes cold howling winds, snow, and ice. These are all enemies of your roof. Between them, they can cause a host of problems that make winter a nightmare. At this point, it may be too late for you to do preventative maintenance, but if you know what to look for, you can stop major problems from developing.

1. Strong Winds

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Why is Roofing Insulation Important?

Did you know that you could be spending double the amount you need to in order to heat and cool your home? Here's what you need to know:

The Problem

Most of the total energy used in a home or business goes toward maintaining the temperature. But the wrong roofing insulation material could be costing you by failing to maintain a comfortable temperature, despite your HVACs’ best efforts. That’s because poorly insulated roofs allow half of the heat in a home or business in the winter (and cool air in the summer). Thus, wasted energy means you pay a higher utility bill and likely never feel comfortable.
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Here’s Why Autumn is the Perfect Time for Preventative Maintenance on Commercial Roofs

Why Does Your Commercial Roof Need Maintenance?

While commercial roofing has come a long way regarding durability, semi-annual inspections and maintenance is essential to maintaining your roof and preventing premature wear or damage. Your commercial roof is part of your business assets and preserving that asset will save you costly repairs and replacements down the road.

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4 Ways Leaf Guards Can Save You Time, Money And Headaches

The first signs of fall foliage create mixed emotion for homeowners. The colors are lovely to look at. On the other hand, it also signals the beginning of winter and your gutters are about to get clogged up by falling leaves. If your eyes go from limbs to gutters, a ladder, gloves and a lot of elbow grease can be imagined in your future. But gutter maintenance doesn’t and shouldn’t be difficult. That’s why it’s important to work with an experienced Salt Lake City roofing company. At Vertex Roofing, we help property owners take a headache out of gutters. We provide roof inspections, maintenance, and repairs if you’ve experienced roof damage such as leaking from clogged gutters. Consider these four reasons why leaf guards make sense for your home.

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5 Telltale Signs Your Roof Needs to Be Repaired

If you are like most people, then you probably don't think about your roof very often. However, if you enjoy having a comfortable, dry home, then you really should regularly inspect your roof. Don’t wait until buckets of water are pouring through your kitchen to pay attention to what is going on with your roof.

Your roof has to be able to stand up to a lot of different conditions. Depending on where you live, it is subjected to a wide variety of weather—snow, sun, wind, rain and sometimes even hail.

Here are some things that roofing expert contractors from Vertex Roofing say that you should pay attention to when it comes to your roof. These things can indicate that you need a roofing repair.

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Signs of a Leaky Roof

signs-leaky-roof-utah-roofing-company (1)Roof leaks and their resulting damage cost businesses and homeowners thousands of dollars per year.  Unfortunately, people are often unaware of weaknesses in their rooftops until major problems arise.  At Vertex Roofing in Salt Lake City, Utah, we believe that regular roof inspection is essential in protecting your home or business.  To help decrease the headache of home maintenance, we have compiled the following pointers to help you identify problem areas on your roof.

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