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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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Daniel’s #1 Tip for Hiring a Roof Inspector

When it comes to hiring roof inspectors, just like every other industry, there are good ones and there are bad ones. It can be really difficult to decipher between the …

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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. , a …

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If you’re looking for a team that is as knowledgeable as they are kind and proactive, Roof Life of Oregon is the choice for you. Contact us today to experience the difference for yourself.

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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Watch: Why Are My Shingles Lifting?

Your roof is a living, breathing animal (not literally- but it’s helpful to think of it like that). It expands and contracts and needs lots of air circulation. If an …

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Podcast: Why Do I Need A Shake “Specialist”? Don’t All Roofers Do Shakes?

In this episode, Daniel talks about the difference between a roofer who knows how to get on a roof with a nail gun and replace a couple shakes, versus one …

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Podcast: Daniel Dispels The Myth That Matching Roof Components Don’t Matter

In this episode, Daniel talks components; which ones matter (*hint: it’s all of them), why they matter, and why some contractors choose not to match them or tell homeowners that …

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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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