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Spending the Sunday afternoon volunteering to do important home maintenance can be a crucial task since most Americans, our homes are our biggest investment. Maintaining your home can feel like a daunting chore, especially for a new homeowner. From your external grounds to your roof repair, regular maintenance of your homes is a must.
Roof leaks or missing shingles will not only make your house look ugly but this will eventually be led to some other major issue. You can try to be a little smart by fixing these issues in the minor stage itself so that it will save time as well as your money too.
They say that the state of your home is a direct reflection of yourself. Perhaps there’s some degree of truth to this saying. After...
Natural causes involve those that act on the roof because of the environment in which the roof must perform. Snow, ice, rain, hail, and wind can cause physical damage to roofing systems. Temperatures as high as 160 degrees harden and break down roofing materials. Temperatures below zero compel them to become hard. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun chemically alters roofing materials, weakening them. Air pollution combines with rain to form acids that attack roof surfaces. Oxidation weakens materials, allowing thermal stresses to generate tears and splits. Vegetation, fungus, and algae attack roofing materials, demolishing them down or causing physical damage that allows water to enter the roofing system. Ponded water can chemically alter and compress materials, reducing their strength and puncture resistance.