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

Determining How Old Your Roof Is. Is It In Its Prime Or Dying Days? | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

Roof Age: Is It In Its Prime Or Dying Days?

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It’s likely you aren’t the first owner of your home. Houses are often built decades before you decide to move in. Because of this, important parts of your home may need some attention as time passes – like your roof! You can generally tell if your roof is in a poor state by observing the condition of its shingles. But, what if you just want to know exactly how old your roof is? After all, most roofs require a replacement every 20 to 30 years,… Read More

Not Those Carolina Hurricanes! 5 Ways To Prepare Your Roof and Gutters For Battle | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

Not Those Carolina Hurricanes! 5 Ways To Prepare Your Roof and Gutters For Battle

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Hurricane season in North Carolina typically runs from June until November.  According to researchers at North Carolina State University, “The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be significantly more active than the overall averages from 1950 to present.”  Lian Xie, professor of marine, earth, and atmospheric sciences at NC State says, “The 2018 season should see 14 to 18 tropical storms and hurricanes forming in the Atlantic basin.” In preparation for a very active hurricane season this year, there are many actions you can take to… Read More

Can you replace your roof yourself? | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

Can you replace your roof yourself?

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As a homeowner, there are many times when you’d like to save some cash and attempt home improvement projects on your own. For someone who’s especially handy, DIY projects can be fulfilling, money-saving, and even fun. And it’s always good to be familiar with how your home works and is put together. But roofing is a different animal. Unless you are trained in the safety precautions, possible hazards and how to circumvent them, and have access to the proper tools necessary, you should always hire… Read More

Why do roof shingles lift up and curl? | Storm Guard Roofing and Construction Durham

Why do roof shingles lift up and curl?

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A roof is a big investment, so seeing the shingles lift up off the roof can be a scary revelation. When shingles lift up and separate from the layer of shingles below them, it compromises the strength and durability of the roof. It’s usually a sign the roof is ready to be replaced. But why does it happen? To understand that, it’s helpful to know a little about how shingles work. Asphalt shingles work by sticking together to create a continuous layer that keeps wind… Read More