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Insurance Scope Writing

Sometimes acts of nature can be devastating to our property that’s why most of us protect ourselves with Homeowners insurance. Lets say a storm runs through your neighborhood with strong winds, rain and maybe even hail. What is the first thing you … Continue reading

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Home Inspections Tile Roof

We all know that you cannot get a home loan without a home inspection. With that said is a home inspector really qualified to look at my roof? A home inspector is going to tell you what he see’s and … Continue reading

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Incompatible Materials

When it comes to liquid applied coatings it’s important that you understand how to correctly apply them as well as making sure that the are compatible with the existing materials you intend to apply them over. In this picture it … Continue reading

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Skylight Repair

The two most common sources of roof leaks on a foam roof (or really any type of roof) is skylights and scuppers. Generally when a roof leaks it’s because of a failed penetration on the roof. Leaks are usually not … Continue reading

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Shingle roofs are not maintenance free!

Shingle roofs are not maintenance free. Ok for the most part they are there’s not much you can do for them except check for blown off shingle tabs or shingles, check pipes and penetrations for cracks and or holes. But more … Continue reading

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Foam Split in Plywood Seam

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to fix a small foam split next to a plywood seam. As a rule of thumb foam that is sprayed directly over plywood will not leak. This is because water cannot … Continue reading

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Failed foam or poor maintenence ?

The foam isn’t the problem on this roof. It’s because of improper maintenance.  Wrong materials used for repairs, neglect and abuse that has led to a total tear off of this foam roof and and new roof system being installed.     As you … Continue reading

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elastomeric roof re-coating

This is a short video showing the elastomeric re-coat process. As you can see they are back rolling as they go, this ensures the coating fills any little cracks or holes. Also this is done when there has been an … Continue reading

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Proper Steps for Repairs Following Storm Damage READ, READ, READ!

If the homeowner thinks they have damage, they should first call their insurance company or agent and ask to file a claim. The insurance company sends an adjuster to access the damage. If the adjuster determines damage has occurred, he … Continue reading

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HAIL DAMAGE! DON’T HIRE ANY CONTRACTOR UNTIL

HAIL DAMAGE! DON’T HIRE ANY CONTRACTOR UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THIS POST. There are roofers from just about every state in Arizona right now taking advantage of the Hail Storm. Some of them are just trying to make a buck and have landed … Continue reading

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