June 29, 2013 @ 7:06 AM
How do you know when it is time to replace an asphalt shingle roof replacement?
A: There are many clues which will provide you with a general sense of when it may be time for an Asphalt Shingle Roof Replacement. One of the first clues can be the age of the roof. If your roof is in between 18-24 years old, it is typically time for a roof replacement. Newer roofs can fail as well, so it's a smart idea to do a quick roof inspection each year. You will not necessarily need to use a ladder. A video camera with a good zoom lens or a pair of binoculars will make it easy to see the roof from the ground and may be a lot safer. You can generally spot most problems from the ground so this is a good place to begin.
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June 21, 2013 @ 10:35 AM
How Much Rain Have We Received In Vermont 2013?
This may be a question better answered by the weather service.
One thing to consider is the fact that we have been receiving an above average rainfall each month as well as consistent rainfall each day. It may be a good idea to check your attic, ceilings, and basement for water or damp spots. When exceesive periods of rain like this occur we often find that over time insulation, sheetrock, walls and ceilings become waterlogged and will then drop out causing extensive damage. Basement leaks can quickly cause mold. A variety of other problems may arise as well.
Take a few moments to inspect your property, the exterior perimiter of your home, the walls, ceilings, attic, and basement. ...