Recent Common Roof Problems Articles


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Safeguard Your Home Against Summer Storm Damage

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 20, 2016

Warm sunny days and balmy evenings are what usually come to mind when we think about summery weather. But that’s only part of the picture. Summer often brings heavy, humid conditions,...


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Find a Great Contractor and Let the World Know!

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 09, 2016

“I found a reliable contractor who got the job done right … on time and on budget. We couldn’t be more pleased.” That’s the dream ending to a home remodel...


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Help! My Dream Home Failed Inspection

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 02, 2016

House hunting is an emotional business. Home buyers often talk of "feeling the right chemistry" or "falling in love" when they visit a particular property. Well, we Networxers have...


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Keep the Roof Over Your Head in Good Shape for Longer

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 06, 2016

"A roof over one's head" is a synonym for home. And no wonder ... your roof faithfully performs the essential task of shielding your family and your belongings from the elements. Return...


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Inspect Your Roof to Make Sure it's in Good Shape

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 11, 2015

Smart homeowners are aware of a great way to keep their property in tip-top shape. They follow one surprisingly simple bit of advice: get to know your house inside and out. Be sure...


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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Roof Inspection

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 11, 2015

Which part of a house is the source of over one third of all homeowner's insurance claims? If you answer "the roof," you're right on the money. A leaky roof is not just annoying, but...


How to Find a Roof Leak (So You Can Get it Repaired!)

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 14, 2014

Even a small roof leak can result in serious damage to your home's structure, as well as wasting substantial amounts of water. What's more, it may lead to mold growth, which is hazardous...


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Tips for Rebuilding a Flooded Home

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | May 20, 2013

Hello, Midwesterners, and anyone else who is looking at the prospect of rebuilding a flooded home. I will outline the process of rebuilding a flooded home in this article, and I will...