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You're used to looking at your home or investment property from a lateral perspective – walking toward the front door, or sitting in the backyard.

Hardly any of us have any concept of looking at our properties from directly above the building – but that's changing.

The use of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles is providing us with new kinds of aerial photography, so that we can see visually whether our properties look great from a bird’s eye view or not. And that can make a difference in how you approach property management.

At Exterior Genie, we take pride in providing the best roofing services to keep your property looking great, and to protect your investment in your re...

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Roofing experts recommend you invest in roof inspections during the fall and spring months. This is important because it is the best way to discover if any roof damage is present.
There’s no question that roof repairs can be a hassle. After all, this is one of the few home improvement projects you can’t do yourself. You must find and hire a local roofing expert and spend a lot of money on repairs you would rather put off.
Even if your roof is the last thing you think about when it comes to home improvement, you should remember it is also your first line of defense against the outside elements. It keeps everything inside your home, including your family, dry and safe. Therefore, ...

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Spring showers are a welcome sight for many home owners whose landscapes are in full bloom, but for some homeowners with compromised roofs, these rains can pose serious threats of damage. Leaking roofs are the number one cause of structural water damage to homes, costing homeowners thousands of dollars in repair and cleaning costs.

What Causes A Roof To Fail

Roofing can begin to fail for a number of reasons, age of the structure, type of roofing materials, and weather damage can all be creating ways for water to seep inside. Conducting yearly roof examinations will help you understand how sound your structure is as well as give you a heads up if problems begin to arise.

Checking Your Roof

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Checking the condition of your roof for any damage that may have occurred over winter is essential to spot any early signs of rot or wear and tear that, if left unattended, could lead to more extensive damage. This gives you a jump on any repairs that are needed before more extreme weather moves in with the summer season.

The rain, storms, and high temperatures of the summer months can cause significant damage to an already weakened roofing system. Pounding rain, intense storms, and relentless wind can pose a threat to your home if your roof is not prepared to protect it from the harmful elements of nature.

Just as ice and snow in the winter can create extra weight and water sitting on your r...

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When you look at your room, you may think that it is just shingles with some paper underneath. Although you are partially correct, there is a lot more that goes into an Owens Corning Roofing System than meets the eye. Owens Corning leads the way not just in their roofing materials but the system they have set up to make it a complete protection of your home.

What Are The Layers Of the Owens Corning System?

1. Seal: The first layer creates a seal that will make sure you don’t get water into your home. Different underlayment options are available depending on your climate and whether or not you will need to protect against ice or just water.
2. Defend: This layer is the part you are used t...

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Except that you’re shopping for a new roof, you may not consider different types of roof shingles in the market. On the other hand, you may probably be scrambling to get a reputable contractor if your roof is failing. You may even attempt to know the color or type of shingle that will look best on your roof.

Quality shingles can potentially increase the overall value of your home, keep your home properly insulated, and act as a protective barrier to your property. You will know an effective and affordable way to cover your home when you know a bit about your shingle options.

Tile Shingles

Tile shingles may be the perfect you want if you want to go for the style. Tile shingles come in l...

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Falling in love can be a beautiful thing, regardless of if it is with a person, a car, or even, your house. Often, we may find ourselves landing in the middle of a commitment that looks good from the outside, but after greater inspection turns out to be a bit more complicated to work with than we originally thought. What may seem to have been love at first sight could turn out to have some hidden flaws we didn’t think to anticipate. With a little bit of patience, however, it can be possible to turn your investment into something with the potential to withstand the test of time.

Taking a Closer Look at Your Home

When some people consider selling their homes, sometimes it might be in haste...

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Many homeowners and property owners use the old adage, "If it's not broke, don't fix it" when deciding when to make roof renovations and improvements. However, such a philosophy can be detrimental to protecting the health and longevity of your commercial or residential roofing structure. There are many cases when a roof doesn't appear to be damaged, and allowing rain or other debris to remain on the roof can lead to more significant problems down the line. Here are some of the ways that regular roof maintenance is essential for maintaining your roof.

With over 25 years of experience as a roofing contractor, the Exterior Genie team has a lot of expertise with roofs that weren’t regularl...

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VentSure® InFlow® Vent Product Details





VentSure® InFlow® Vent training video. Learn the importance of installing a balanced ventilation system and product details on the VentSure® InFlow® Intake Vent. Learn more by visiting http://www.owenscorning.com/roofing/accessories/ventilation/inflow/ www.exteriorgenie.com #roof#hail#roofleak#owenscorning



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