Archive for the ‘Roofs’ Category

Gutter Repairs – Do I Need Them & How Can I Do Them for Cheap?

April 22nd, 2016

Gutter repairs, when done right, will prolong the life of your gutters. A well-maintained gutter can last decades, happily carrying water away from your home and foundation with little fuss.

But what about the opposite scenario? What about when gutters fail? When gutters fail to keep water away from your home, expensive foundation damage results. Water rots fascia, cracks foundation, warps siding, and heaves driveways. Water damage can also encourage mold growth, as well as provide an access point from termites and other pests. Terrible stuff, right?

So what better way to show your home your love than by repairing your rain gutters and downspouts? Below we offer our best (and simplest!) solutions to all the types of damage your gutters will sustain.
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Roof Maintenance | Protect Your Home Today!

February 9th, 2015

Basic roof maintenance is an integral part of home ownership. Your roof is one of the largest and most important investments on you home. Gutters are an extension of your roof, so the maintenance of both is naturally linked. Roof maintenance is the first line of defense from the elements and you should do everything possible to keep it in pristine shape so that it lasts a long time. Completing the following steps will help you with this and can prevent a costly repair bill down the road.

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Stop Ice Dams – Start this Fall

November 3rd, 2014

Who wants a redo of last winter?  Can’t see many hands being raised given it was rough and people wound up with home problems they never dealt with before, like ice dams.  You can, however, take steps to stop ice dams from forming as severely just in case we have another harsh winter.  The key is not to wait to stop ice dams when the problem starts, but use the temperate weather of the fall to eliminate as much of the problem as you can now. Read the rest of this entry »

Gutter Guard Problems

June 10th, 2013

We had a homeowner contact us recently. They were having gutter guard problems. Water was getting behind their MasterShield system and running through their soffit and down their siding. They had been getting a lot of rain recently and were getting upset that every time it rained, the gutter guard problems were occurring.
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IKO Roof Shingles Approves MasterShield Installation

May 22nd, 2013

Another popular and well-known roof shingle manufacturer, IKO, has reviewed MasterShield’s installation instructions and has given our installation methodology the green light with IKO Roof Shingles.
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New Roof Gutter Issues No One Will Mention, But Should

April 30th, 2013

Have you just installed a new roof? Over its first year new roof gutter issues can occur. You should know about what they are and what you can do about them. In fact, your roofer should let you know about them, but no one ever seems to think to bring it up. We think they should.
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MasterShield manufactures gutter guards and gutter heaters for your exterior home improvement needs.
Our innovative microfiltration technology saves homeowners time, effort and money from cleaning out, repairing and replacing unprotected gutters.
83 2nd Ave
Paterson, NJ 07514