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Questions to Ask when Hiring a Roofing Contractor

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | January 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

When your roof needs repair or replacement, it is imperative that you find a qualified roofing contractor as quickly as possible. A leaky or damaged roof can let moisture to penetrate your home, give access to pests, and cause other structural problems that are often not seen until the damage is significant. Given how much […]

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Shingle Roofing Repair Mistakes to Avoid

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Homeowner should be aware of some of the common mistakes made in shingle roofing repair: 1.      Inadequate or faulty base: A surface repair does not address problems that arise from damaged decking or improperly installed underlayment. For best results, roof shingles should be removed so that an examination of the deck and sheathing can be conducted. 2.     Incorrectly installed shingles: Proper alignment of shingles, especially […]

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10 Tips for Selecting a Roofing Contractor

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | November 16, 2018 | 6 Comments

  Selecting a properly licensed, certified and high-quality roofing contractor is important and often a difficult task for consumers who are unfamiliar with the roofing industry. It is important to select certified roofers who will be in business to honor their warranty in the future. There are many roofing contractors who are not certified and […]

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Saving Money with Regular Roof Maintenance

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | November 6, 2018 | 1 Comment

Most people don’t spend too much time thinking about the condition of their roof. But, the old expression “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” certainly applies when it comes to roofing maintenance. The costs associated with routine maintenance of your roof doesn’t amount to much; the costs of ignoring routine maintenance, […]

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Tips for Taking care of your Skylights

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tips for Taking care of your Skylights Many homeowners today are including skylights as part of an energy efficient build or makeover. Why? Because when properly placed, they can help lower heating and lighting costs by making efficient use of solar heat and natural light. They’re not only good for your utility bills, but for […]

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Common Roofing Issues and the Ways We Resolve Them

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your roofing system is a significant investment that you don’t want to fail prematurely. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem when your roof is old or was handled by inexperienced installers. With over 45 years of experience, Urbach Roofing is well aware of the common problems that homeowners face. We focus on three common causes of […]

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Why DIY Roof Repair Isn’t Advisable

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | October 29, 2018 | 4 Comments

Why Do It Yourself (DIY) Roof Repair Isn’t Advisable At any given time, you can find a home improvement show on television. For any project, there is a video online walking you through the steps. From painting a room to changing a faucet, DIY is one of the hottest trends in our country. Because so […]

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TRUTH ABOUT WARRANTIES

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

UNDERSTANDING ROOFING WARRANTIES! It seems like everywhere you look everything comes with some sort of “warranty,” cars, electronics, appliances……but your roof?  Yes, even a roof can come with a warranty. Now it leaves you with, is it needed or important? When you’re spending a lot of money on something like roofing your house, it’s important […]

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Beware of the Lowest Bidder!

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | October 10, 2018 | 2 Comments

  Low Roofing Bids: You Get What You Pay For Roof repairs and replacements can be rather expensive. No one could blame you for trying to save a few bucks here and there. Obtaining multiple bids for roof work can be a helpful way to find the right roofing contractor for the best price. But […]

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Tip of the Month

By Urbach Roofing, Inc. | August 18, 2017 | 8 Comments

Poor Attic Ventilation Can Ruin Your Insulation, Destroy Your Shingles, and Raise Your Energy Bills! Why Take Risks? It is estimated that 9 out of 10 homes in North American do not have proper attic ventilation. Why? Because most people are unaware that attic ventilation can impact the longevity of their entire home! For example, in […]

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