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How Roof Pitch Affects Your Home

Maybe you've never even thought about the roof pitch of your home, but it's important to know that it does affect you and your house. With time, and as with all things, your home will deteriorate and depreciate if it's not taken care of properly. The more you know...

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When a Neighbor’s Fire Damage Becomes Your Problem

Seeing firetrucks pull into your neighborhood with lights blazing and sirens blaring can be a traumatic experience. After everyone is safe, the reality of fire damage sets in. When a neighbor experiences a fire, your home and property can become damaged quickly. What...

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What Happens When Lightning Strikes Your House

When you hear thunder, you know there is lightning. If lightning strikes your house, it might not catch fire, but it can damage the electrical components of your house which can start a fire. It can also damage roof shingles, chimneys, and more. It's essential to...

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Is it Time to Raise Your Roof?

Have you ever wished for more floor space? Or how about bigger, taller windows? Raising your roof or adding a second floor is a fantastic investment whether you plan on living in your home for the rest of your life, or if you plan on selling it in the near future. You...

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What to Do About Roof Leaks

The spring months certainly bring the showers. Do you know if your roof is leaking during this rainy season? Roof leaks can become a major problem. Preventive roof care is always best, but when rain starts to damage your roof, there are some important steps to take.  ...

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What to Do About Hail Damage

Have you ever wondered what to do in a case of strong hail? Hail can fall anytime during the year, not just during the warm months. If the hail is big enough, chances are your roof is going to take some damage.   How Does Hail Damage a Roof?   If your roof is...

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How to Prevent and Repair Mold and Algae on Siding

All kinds of house siding can be prone to the accumulation of mold and algae throughout the year. So how can you prevent or eliminate the green funk that grows there? Why Mold and Algae Grow on Siding First, let's look at why siding is susceptible to the mold and...

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How to Get the Perfect Deck For Your Home

Now is the time to begin planning your summer project, and what better time to begin thinking about a deck? Once it’s finished, you can spend the rest of your summer enjoying the shade, hosting friends and family outdoors, and spending the afternoons in peace. It’s...

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Don’t Let a Cold Winter Damage Your Roof

Maintaining your roof shouldn't be a summer-only project. It's essential that you protect your roof from winter damage in the cold weather as well. Houses that have been hit hard by snow and ice need greater care and attention, especially in regards to roofs. What...

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Professional Roofers Reveal Full Scope of Water Problems

How do you handle property issues that arise at your home or business? Of course, there are a lot of factors that come into play when a problem, or worse, an emergency happens. We can’t talk about all the problems that come up, so let’s start with the problems caused...

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After the Flood: Mold is NOT your Friend

After flood waters recede and everything in sight looks dry, you might be ready to move on with life. However, here at Josh Smalling Roofing and Restoration, we know that not everything that appears hunky dory is always good. Water damages many things from possessions...

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