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Problems with Clay and Concrete Roof Tiles

Tile is among the most common—and oldest—types of roofing material worldwide. Clay tile dates back to around 10,000 B.C. when archeologists say the Chinese first used tile roofs. Today, many older homes have clay and concrete tile roofs, but homeowners are increasingly turning to alternatives that are more affordable and

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What is the Strongest Roof Truss Design?

The truss of the roof serves as its foundation, providing it both support and strength. Through the years, roofing technology has changed and today prefabricated trusses are used to provide a more robust framework. The truss is essential to the integrity of the roof and is a requirement of building

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The Best Alternative to Metal Shake Roof Shingles

A growing number of homeowners are choosing metal shake shingle roofs—aluminum, copper, steel, or zinc, among others—in both new construction and roof replacement projects. Many homeowners favor metal shake over the more traditional asphalt shingles because metal is longer-lasting and more durable. It also adds a distinctive aesthetic to the

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A Better Alternative to Vinyl Cedar Shakes

There are a lot of homeowners who love the look of cedar shake siding, and with good reason, but since natural cedar is expensive, many people turn to vinyl cedar shakes instead. If you’re looking for a better alternative to vinyl cedar shakes, our experts at Authentic Restoration are here

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How to Get Insurance to Pay for Roof Replacement?

It is common for homeowners to neglect their roof until they notice a leak in the ceiling due to heavy rainfall or damages due to other reasons. You can avoid incurring repairing costs with proper roof maintenance. However, some damages are unavoidable for which submitting a home insurance claim can

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What Is a Gable Roof?

You may be looking into different kinds of roofs that match your tastes and requirements. Two of the popular types of roofing styles in America are the hip roof and the gable roof. If you are designing a home or looking to install a gable roof over an existing roof,

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How Much Does It Cost to Replace A Roof?

The price of replacing a residential roof depends on several factors. When you request price quotes, make sure to avoid roofing scams by confirming the contractor you’re considering is fully licensed, bonded, and insured. Authentic Restoration offers top-notch, reliable roof replacement that provides value for your bucks.

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Why Are My Gutter Downspouts Making Noise

Why Are My Gutter Downspouts Making Noise?

If you’ve ever experienced interrupted sleep due to rain gutter noise, then you understand just how distracting it can be. Trying to get some sleep or crack on with your work with the annoying background noise of water dripping can be near impossible. Thankfully, at Authentic Restoration, we have several

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Will Walking on My Roof Damage It?

Whether you’re walking on a roof to enjoy the view or fix a roofing issue, you might be wondering if you’re going to cause damage to your shingles, tiles, or other roofing materials. If you want to walk on your roof, but you’re worried about damaging your roofing materials, it’s

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