How to Save Energy this Winter for a Less Costly Electric Bill | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

How to Save Energy this Winter for a Less Costly Electric Bill

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Winter is most certainly here, and nowhere is that more evident than with the record-breaking snowfall we’ve already received in North Carolina. And when snow is on the ground, we tend to put our thermostats to good use and crank up the heat. But before you drain your bank account trying to keep your home warm, try a few of these money-saving tips to keep your bill low and your spirits high this season. Service your HVAC. Your HVAC unit should be running efficiently and… Read More

Roof Damage? Insurance Process Made Easy | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

Roof Damage? Insurance Process Made Easy

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Accidents happen all the time, and sometimes those accidents can leave you with unexpected damages to your roof or property. But no need to worry, with years of experience as a roofing specialist, Storm Guard of Durham is here to help you.   Getting a proper and thorough inspection from Storm Guard of Durham is the best first step. If we advise you to file a claim, then proceed with calling your insurance company to do so. Once the claim is filed, your insurance company… Read More

A New Roof: How To Stand Out On The Market And Sell Your Home!

Putting Your House Up For Sale? Here’s How A New Roof Will Help You!

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So – you’re selling your home. You might not think of it firsthand, but getting a new roof could make or break a buyer’s decision to go with your home. Houses with new roofs stand out in the market, especially in comparison to those without one. It’s not solely an added value for any potential buyer, it’s also added value for the seller! Here’s why. It Sets Your Home Apart From Others On The Market! In the housing market, any home with a roof that’s… Read More

A Guide to Prepare and Protect Your Home Against Floods | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

A Guide to Prepare and Protect Your Home Against Floods

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In the Eastern United States, rainfall can reach dramatic levels, especially during hurricane season when storms bring heavy winds and rain.  North Carolina experiences rainfall averages ranging from as low as 37 inches per year to as high as 84 inches. This rate is different depending on what region of our state you live in.  For example, regions near the coast tend to have higher levels of rainfall due to their close proximity to the ocean. Occasionally, the Raleigh-Durham area experiences flash floods that can… Read More

Shielding Your Home: The Purpose of Insulation | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

Shielding Your Home: The Purpose of Insulation

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Do you ever notice your air conditioning is constantly running, working every second to maintain your indoor temperature?  Maybe your electricity bill has always been higher than others in your area and you’re tired of throwing your hard earned money down the drain.  While there are many factors at work in maintaining your indoor atmosphere, one of the most important is insulation. There are different types of home insulation, all of which have their own specific functions.  There are some that are fireproof and some… Read More

Do you really need gutters? | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

Do you really need gutters?

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After the roof, gutters might be the most overlooked part of your home. Sometimes people ask us if they’re really necessary. Can’t you just let the water run off the roof naturally? The answer is, yes, gutters are extremely vital to protecting the durability of your home.  By simply redirecting water away from your home, gutters perform some important functions: Preventing water damage Rainwater can do a number on your home. It can soak up into your eaves. It can collect on your window frames.… Read More