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5 Different Types of Roofs Around the World

There are many types of roofs around the world. These designs have been perfected and customized time and time again over the years. Most of us take for granted the roofs on our homes and buildings, but architects from other countries put a lot of thought into their...

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How Does Bad Weather Affect My Roof?

Something not everything thinks to ask themselves is “how does bad weather affect my roof?” and if you do think about it, it may be too late. There are many different types of weather that your roof will take the brunt of for your home and it is great to be prepared...

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5 Ways Protect Your Roof from Bad Storm Damage

How do you protect your roof from storm damage? Have you ever gone outside after a nasty windstorm and found that the large thump you heard in the night was a sizeable tree branch hitting your roof? Whether your roof is seasoned from years of life or brand new, that...

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Choosing a Roofer: 5 Good Things to Know

How do you begin choosing a roofer? When it comes time to choosing a roofer or roofing company for your roofing project, Western Construction & Roofing knows there are several things to keep in mind. Instead of giving you the whole novel of advice, we have...

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What Are the Top 3 Types of Gutters?

If you are a homeowner and doing work to your roof or gutters, you might find yourself wondering what are the top 3 types of gutters are. Whether you are needing to replace your gutters, are remodeling your home or are just wanting to become more informed on the...

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Common Reasons for Metal Roof Leaks

Metal roof leaks seem like a hassle, but are they worse than any other type of roof? Metal roofs are a great long-term investment for both commercial and residential buildings. On average, a metal roof will last you nearly twice as long as an asphalt-shingle roof...

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How Long Does a Roof Replacement Take? 

If you’re considering getting a new roof put on your home, one of your first questions may be “how long does roof replacement take?” Generally speaking, most roof replacements should less than a week (typically 3-5 days). However, the exact answer isn’t always that...

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What are the Different Types of Roof Vents?

What are the Different Types of Roof Vents? There are several different types of roof vents and each one can be utilized to maximize the airflow of your home in a different way. All the different types of vents can be used to create the attic ventilation system within...

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Can Roofs Actually Last a Lifetime?

If you’re a Coure' d’ Alene homeowner and business considering investing in a new roofing system, you’ve likely been bombarded by roofing manufacturers claiming their shingles last a “lifetime”.  While that may sound good on paper, you may find yourself wondering...

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