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Oct 20
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What to Look For in a Residential Roofing Contractor

  How much of a home is really a home when the roof over your head is in question? If you see signs that your roof needs repair or replacement, or even if you’re engaged in new construction or remodeling, then you’re going to want the services of quality residential roofing contractors. Here are some useful tips on choosing the best residential roofing contractor for your needs. 1) Go Local, and Ask Around You […]

by shill
Aug 12

How To Spot Hail Damage On Your Roof

How To Spot Hail Damage On Your Roof If you own a house, it’s critical to know how to spot hail damage on your roof. Heavy storms can leave more destruction behind than just fallen tree limbs and power outages. Storms that bring hail pose a serious threat to your roof. Unchecked roof damage from hail can lead to costly repairs and in some cases, the need for a total roof replacement. Learn how […]

by shill
Jun 17

5 Tips To Make Sure Your Roof Can Handle The Summer Heat

Everyone knows the kind of damage winter weather can cause to a roof, but did you know summer damage can be just as costly? Not only is your roof exposed to the summer heat, but summer storms can cause unnecessary problems—especially in parts where hurricane season hits hard. If you want to avoid costly repairs (or even a replacement), check out these 5 tips to prepare your roof for summer. Visual Inspection The first […]

by shill
May 01

6 Signs Your Roof Is FAILING Your Home

The roof on your home endures years of rain, sun, frost, and other elements. Repeated exposure to these things wears down even the toughest roofing. While noticeable leaks are an obvious sign of a failing roof, there are several others you should be aware of to properly maintain your roof. Keep an eye out for these 6 signs your roof is failing your home. Plumbing Vent Boot Damage Made of plastic, metal, or a […]

by shill
Mar 01
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How To Avoid A Roofing Scam In Indianapolis

The roof is one of the most important features of your home. It protects the interior from the elements and provides shelter. When it comes time to repair or replace your roof, the last thing you want is to fall victim to a roofing scam. Knowing what to look for can help keep you aware of how to avoid a roofing scam. A good general rule of thumb is if it sounds too good […]

by shill
Jan 22
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What Are The Common Types of Roofing Shingles Used On Indianapolis Homes?

Having a roof that can withstand the weather and elements we get in Indianapolis is important. Technology has come a long way since thatching and homes now have several types of roofing available. When you think about the materials used for roofing, the first thing that comes to mind is probably shingles. This is the most widely used type of roofing, though there are others. So, what are the common types of roofing shingles […]

by shill
Jan 02

7 Roofing Contractor Red Flags To Look For In Indianapolis

So, you’ve noticed some damage on your roof or you had an inspection was done that found damage. Now you need to find a roofing contractor. You’ll want to find a contractor that fits within your budget and meets your other needs, but also one that is reputable and experienced, so the job gets done right. Here are 7 roofing contractor red flags to look for in Indianapolis. No Portfolio Before you hire a […]

by shill
Nov 18
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Roof Repair – Why Early Winter Is A Great Time For Indianapolis Roof Repair

While some roof repairs in the summer can wait, many roof repairs in the winter should be repaired immediately. If you have significant roof damage Indianapolis, you’ll want to get them repaired as quickly as possible, regardless of what season it is. There are several reasons why Storm Guard believes early winter is a great time to repair your roof. End of Storms Spring and summer play host to some of the most disastrous […]

by shill
Sep 30
Gutter Maintenance Tips For Fall

Gutter Maintenance Tips For Fall

With the first day of fall officially taking place just a few days ago on September 23rd, it got us thinking about all the great times ahead of us in October and November: pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, apple orchards, post-season baseball, cold-weather football, and of course the beginning of leaf season. While we love the fall foliage as much as the next person, this time of the year presents problems for homeowners, especially those who […]

by Storm Guard
Aug 18
Top 3 Flat Roof Drainage Systems Best Suited for Commercial Properties

Top 3 Flat Roof Drainage Systems Best Suited for Commercial Properties

When it comes to commercial construction, flat roofing has a long history in the United States. As most commercial property owners will tell you, the integrity of commercial roofs depends greatly on the drainage system that was installed when the structure was built. Without proper draining, pooling water can destroy a flat roof’s membrane and cause leaks inside the property, eventually resulting in extensive damage and in turn, expensive fixes. That’s why it’s very […]

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