Alfa Insurance Roof Replacement in Columbiana, AL

Joyce H contacted Authentic Restoration when he was wondering if his roof had storm damage.

Shane promptly responded by driving over to the property, climbing on the roof and providing a free roof inspection. Shane showed Joyce H the damage photos and stayed to answer any technical questions while she called in the claim. (more…)

5 Most Common Shingles

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Every building requires a magnificent roofing design to stand out from the rest, and to withstand bad weather. To put a durable roof on that will withstand heavy downpours, storms, and shield the family from adverse weather conditions, you will need strong shingles. The type of shingles you choose will also affect the temperature and moisture levels in your house.  For Birmingham roof repair give us a call. (more…)

How to Prevent Algae

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One of the last things you want to hear, as a homeowner, is that you have algae or mold growing on your roof. Not only is algae bad for the health of you and your family, but also the health of your home.

Keeping a healthy roof is one of the most important aspects of taking care of your home. A bad roof can bring the value of any home way down. So, by taking care of the roof, you are helping to ensure the value of your home, as well as the health of anyone living there. (more…)

Temporarily Patch a Roof

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If you have already contacted your roof technician to come out, because your roof started leaking, then you will want to maintain it temporarily until they get there.  It is important to do this, because anything you do to protect your roof while you are waiting for the roofers will help prevent additional damage. (more…)

The Importance of Cleaning Your Gutters

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Neglected gutters are a huge problem for many people across the nation. The importance of keeping them clean is necessary to prevent damage to your home. If you neglect cleaning your gutters, it can cause damage such as roof leaks, foundation damage, wood damage, and safety hazards. Here is a more in-depth scenario to put it into perspective. (more…)

What Can Cause Roof Damage

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Taking care of your roof is one of the most important parts of being a homeowner. Since we are literally talking about the roof over your head, you want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to protect it. That includes avoiding a few things as well. So, today we’re going to discuss a few things you should avoid doing, for the sake of your roof. (more…)

How To Inspect A Roof

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By regularly inspecting your roof, not only will you be able to avoid the irritation of leaks, but you’ll also prolong the life of your roof. Despite this, many people don’t know how to inspect their roof in a way that’s both safe and effective. (more…)

Annual Roofing Inspections Is It Worth The Cost

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Out of all the costs that you could incur as a homeowner, home maintenance is one of the largest and most unpredictable ones. When it comes to roofing, the costs can skyrocket if you fail to keep up with maintenance properly. (more…)

Differences Between 3 Tab and Architectural Shingles

There are many different types of roofing materials used today, but one of the most common ones is asphalt. Asphalt shingles are widely used in the U.S., given the fact that they’re fairly inexpensive and quite easy to install. (more…)