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Roofing is complicated, but we hope you find value in the various topics and posts we’ve procured over the years from our exceptional service to the Greater Portland Metro. If you have any additional questions, please Contact Us.

Podcast: Switching From Cedar Shakes to Asphalt Shingles? Consider Your Options.

In This episode, Jerry dispels the myth that asphalt (composite) shingle roofs are less maintenance than cedar shake roofs. Listen to find out why. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB028-199  Shayla: You are …

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Why Are My Shingles Lifting?

If you have a lift in the middle of your roof with nothing around it, it could be a plywood pop, a sure sign of your shingles lifting.  When you …

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Do I Need to Maintain an Asphalt Roof?

I have clients all the time who say to me, “I can’t wait to get out of this cedar shake! I’m going to go to this composition style roof and …

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Watch: Nails vs. Staples: Why Does It Matter?

The National Roofing Contractors Association recommends using nails for a reason. Find out why. http://rooflife-oregon.com//roof-maintenance/

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Podcast: Helpful Tips For Homeowners Looking To Remodel

In this episode, Patrick offers some helpful tips to help homeowners navigate remodeling when it comes to roofing, additions, and skylights. Average contractors will cut corners on things you won’t see …

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Some Companies Will Do Anything for a Quick Buck

Homeowners often call us and say, “I have this horrible moss on my roof. Can you make you it look nicer?”  We always inspect the roof to evaluate what, if …

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Podcast: Is it OK to Use Architectural Shingles on Low-Slope Roofs?

In this episode, Daniel gives us some practical advice about using architectural shingles in Oregon. Haven’t heard of architectural shingles? Give it a listen. Podcast Transcription- RoofLifeB019-159 Shayla: Welcome to …

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Roofing Mistakes: Architectural Shingles on Low-Slope

Modern architectural shingles should not be used on a low-slope roof. Water will eventually work its way under the shingles, and you’ll end up with a leaking roof. Architects design …

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Watch: Are Architectural Shingles A Good Idea For A Low-Slope Roof?

Daniel explains the reasoning behind not using architectural shingles (very flat shingles) on roofs that are not very steep here in the Portland area- hint: we get a lot of …

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