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How to Not Hire the Wrong Commercial Construction Company

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When it comes to hiring a commercial construction company, there are many ways to go wrong without knowing it until your project becomes a massive headache.

The last thing you want is to get into the middle of a large project, whether industrial or commercial, is to be confronted with the decision about whether to fire your current company and hire someone else.

Why You Shouldn’t Attempt Remodeling Your Bathroom Yourself

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With the proliferation of home improvement shows on television, many average homeowners are attracted to the idea of doing their own bath remodel.

These shows make it look so easy! I have even seen shows selling the idea of tackling a whole bathroom renovation in one weekend by yourself.

Sometimes it takes a seasoned professional to tell you the honest truth. Even if you’re just doing surface-level changes, a bathroom will take you much longer than a weekend if you are trying to do it yourself.

Why to Choose Single-Ply Membrane Commercial Roofing Over Tar and Gravel

Single-ply membrane commercial roofing

For many years, a tar and gravel roofing system was the only option if you had a flat roof in need of covering. This roofing system was based, like many things in our economy, on the cheap availability of crude oil.

It was cheap and effective, and so it has maintained its place in the spectrum of flat roofing options.

Fully Adhered Vs. Mechanically Attached Commercial Roofing Systems

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Commercial roofing systems are different from traditional roofing in many ways. The way flat roofs are covered has changed quite a bit as more new technologies are developed.

Today, flat roofing is less expensive and time-consuming. In addition, it works better to keep out leaks than ever before.

Sagging Roof: What It Means and What to Do

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No matter what the reason, when you see a house with a sagging roof it tends to make you nervous – even if you don’t know precisely why.

Being nervous about a sagging roof is understandable. Most people without any construction experience know that a roof should be flat and not wavy or sagging.

A wavy or sagging roof can be the result of one of several issues:

Top 7 Roofing Industry Problems You Wish You Knew

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Like any industry, the roofing industry has its dirty secrets that some companies would prefer you don’t know about.

Construction and roofing can be a big moneymaker if you don’t mind swindling your clients and never looking back. It’s the customer and the insurance companies who end up paying.

However, that’s not how we do business, and we don’t have to worry about exposing the secrets of companies we would never emulate. So here they are:

Top 10 Roofing and Remodeling Articles of 2018

Top 10 Roofing Articles of 2018

Customer service is our priority here at Renovations Roofing & Remodeling, Inc. Each year we strive to bring you – our customers and online readers – our best and to make you our priority.

We hope to make our online content relevant and helpful as you make decisions about your own home or business. Whether it means replacing your roof, windows, siding or any number of remodeling decisions, we’re here to help.

Top Options for Asphalt Shingles for Roofing

Top Options for Asphalt Shingles

There are several popular types of roofing materials from wood shingles and shakes to slate and ceramic tiles. There are many options available for any budget.

However, for most residential properties and commercial properties with sloped roofs, the most popular choice is still asphalt shingles.

Why are asphalt shingles so popular?

3 Costly Consequences When You Wait to Replace Your Roof

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Home and building owners who wait to replace their roofing systems may suffer adverse consequences. It is also common that people neglect their roofs for too long to save money or because it’s one of the last priorities on their long lists of things to maintain.

The problem with this tactic is that both business and homeowners can miss what’s actually happening during this delay, or downplay its significance.

When you wait too long to repair your roof or don’t maintain it correctly, there are always consequences.

5 Ways to Hire the Wrong Contractor – Home Renovation Tips

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Have you ever done an internet search on contractor or construction horror stories?

If you have, it wouldn’t surprise me if you could never trust another contractor again. There are many horror stories out there. Unfortunately, they are surprisingly common. Here are a few: