Shingle repair in Charlotte, NC after about nine years

Shingle repairA summer in the life of a shingle roof

(The following is a dramatization.)

This is the story of an asphalt shingle roof, about nine years old, going through a summer in Concord, NC, and needing some shingle repair along the way.

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Commercial roofing: When you must close up shop for Charlotte, NC

Commercial roofing (2)Commercial roofing can save money in the summer

The right sort of commercial roofing can save your Charlotte, NC business a lot of money. The polymer/filler blend thermoplastic olefin, or TPO, is a new roofing material that holds up well against ultraviolet light, and it’s most often sold in white. This matters because a white roof is the next best thing to solar panels for helping the environment and saving money at the same time. It reflects the light and heat of the sun away, cooling your whole building and lowering your AC bills.

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Roofing companies in Charlotte, NC: frequently asked questions

Roofing companyFAQ about looking for a good roofing company

Here are some frequently asked questions about looking for a good roofing company. 

What’s the best way to find an honest roofing company in Charlotte, NC?

The most important part is to make sure you go looking for the company yourself. Don’t wait for the roofing company to come to you. Any company that shows up at your doorstep right after a storm is not to be trusted, even if they say they’re just offering a free inspection.

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Roof installers in Charlotte, NC for a new roof

Roof installerThe steps a professional roof installer takes

Whether you’re building a new home or business location or renovating an old building, whether you are an owner of a single home or a builder or developer working on several homes, aprofessional roof installer can do a much better job of putting a roof on your building than you can do yourself. They know how to lay down the various layers of the roof so the result will be watertight, and keep the number of exposed nail heads to a minimum.

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Roofing contractor in Charlotte, NC can build and maintain your roof

Roofing contractorWhat good roofing contractors can do for you

A Charlotte, NC roofing contractor can do lots of things for your home. The biggest service a contractor can perform is toput a new roof on a new or old house. There are a number of steps they’ll take to doing this, starting by talkingwith you and finding out what you need and want.Depending on how much money you can afford to spend right now and how long you plan on staying in this house, you might need a roof that can be installed quickly and won’t cost too much or you might need a roof that costs more now but will stand the test of time.You might also have a certain style of roof in mind. In this case, it’s important that you be able to point to pictures or examples, so you and your contractor are all on the same page. A good roofing contractor can replace the roof completely in one to three days, without leaving bits of roofing materials around in the yard.

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Metal roofing saves money in a Charlotte, NC summer

Metal roofing.jpegMetal roofing is strong and low-maintenance

Although metal roofing is more expensive than asphalt shingles, it lasts a lot longer and requires a lot less maintenance over its lifetime. If you’re searching the Charlotte, NC area for something especially strong and low-maintenance, standing seam metal roofing is recommended. The high seams that give it its name minimize leakage. It doesn’t look anything like other forms of roofing, but you might find that the lines of its seams give a texture of their own to the surfaces of your roof.

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Commercial roofing contractor in Charlotte, NC can help with renovation

Commercial roofing contractor (2)If you’re renovating, look for a commercial roofing contractor

When you need to renovate the premises of a Charlotte, NC business, you need a commercial roofing contractor. Sometimes you need to do this because something’s gone wrong — if central air conditioning has failed, that’s something you can’t afford in a North Carolina summer. Or one of the systems might be old enough that it’s time for it to be replaced rather than waiting for it to break down. Or you might be ready to expand, but would rather improve your current location than find a new one. Or you might be planning to make your building more energy-efficient. Whatever your reason, you can limit the amount of downtime you have to go through by fixing as many things as possible at once, including the roof.

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Roof installer in Charlotte: How to get it done in just one day

advanced Roof installerRoof installers putting a roof on in one day

With rain being such a frequent occurrence in the Charlotte, NC area lately, if you want a roof installer to work on your house you’ll probably want the work done as quickly as possible in order to take advantage of whatever window of good weather you can get. With the right planning, and the right roof installer, it’s possible to have an old roof taken off and a new one put back on in just one day of work.

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