Can Metal Roofing Be Used on a Flat Roof?

can metal roofing be used on a flat roof

Metal roofing has been used on all kinds of structures for many years, and for good reason. They are weather-resistant, low-maintenance, cost-effective, sustainable, and even recyclable! But can they be used for all types of roofs, especially if you have a flat roof? Find out below!

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7 Critical Home Improvement Tips for Fall

fall home maintenance tips

There’s a crispness to the air and that can only mean one thing – fall is finally here! While apple cider, caramel apples, and jack-o’-lanterns pop into your head first, Ferguson Roofing wants you to also think about critical home improvement projects. Early fall is still warm enough to work outside, so continue reading for tips on how to prepare for the upcoming cold weather.

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Is Wind Damage Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

does insurance cover wind damage

You hunkered down in your basement and rode out the storm that blustered through your neighborhood. Now it’s time to take a peek outside to assess the damage. Fortunately, you and your neighbors have been spared from experiencing the worst of the storm, save that of a few small felled limbs. But what if your property sustains damage from the next storm that rolls into town? Will your homeowners insurance cover wind damage? Find out by reading our blog below!

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Are Gutter Guards Worth It? We’ve Got the Answer.

are gutter guards worth it?

Who doesn’t love fall? Your gutters, that’s who. Clogged gutters can cause quite a bit of damage to your roof, which is why it’s important to clean them out in the fall. But what if we told you there’s a way you can stress less about your gutters? Guess what – there is! Gutter guards can make your life so much easier, and for good reason. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider adding them as soon as possible:

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When to Invest in a New Roof

new roof

People have sought shelter for years to escape the harsh elements that Mother Nature often brings. Think about when it rains, for example; the first thing we do is cover our heads. Like an umbrella full of holes, however, a failing roof is not the best line of defense. How do you know when it’s time to invest in a new roof? Continue reading to find out.

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How Exactly Do Flat Roofs Drain?

flat roof drainage secrets

Flat roofs can make any building instantly unique, whether it’s a home in your neighborhood or a cityscape full of towering office buildings. They’re durable, resistant to severe weather, and can easily turn any roof into an outdoor living space or swoon-worthy rooftop garden. But when it rains or snows, where does all that fallen precipitation go? What wizardry do flat roofs use to ensure that water is properly diverted from the building and its foundation?

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When to Replace Your Home’s Siding

Your home is made up of many crucial parts that keep the entire structure intact. If one of those parts is damaged, then you’ll need to consider your options for repair or replacement. This is especially true for your home’s siding. Like a roof, siding constantly faces the elements while you are safely protected on the inside. Here are several signs that will let you know when it’s time to replace the siding.

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What’s the Difference? Tuckpointing vs. Repointing

It’s never a good sign when you see a crack in your brick and mortar. Finding just one might annoy you but finding several will send you straight to the internet for a quick fix. Most search engines will show you results for tuckpointing and repointing, which you may have never heard of before. What are these terms and how are they different from one another? Continue reading to find out.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Clean the Gutters

clogged gutters

Backyard barbeques, swimming pools, and suntans – these are the things people want to be thinking about during the sweltering summer months, not cleaning their gutters. Homeowners can’t afford to ignore their home’s important water-shedding system, but how can they know when to clean them? Here are 5 signs you should be on the lookout for:

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5 Summer Home Improvement Tips

summer home improvement

Try to think of your home like it was La Sagrada Familia – a church in Barcelona that remains unfinished after 130+ years of construction. Simply put, imagine that there’s always something to do related to home improvement tasks. The most accurate way to know what should be improved is to get outside and look at the home’s exterior. Whether it’s aging or damaged from the elements, here are 5 tips on what you can accomplish this summer.

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