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The Roof Life of Oregon Official Blog

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.

Squirrel damage to a cedar shake roof in Portland, Oregon

You may have wondered how squirrels got into your attic. They’ll chew their way through the cedar shakes and make nests in your attic. Would you like us to come …

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Snow and Ice Dams on your Portland Roof

No matter what the type, slope, or pitch of your roof, when it snows in Portland, Oregon it begins a chain of events that some roofs can’t handle. One of …

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New Roof Life of Oregon Video

I got a new online video made for Roof Life of Oregon. It will soon replace the video on the home page, but here’s a sneak peak! I think it …

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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.

Roof Leak Clues: The Single Nail in the Key Way

In 1995, an unknown roofer placed a solitary nail right in the middle of this roof’s drain area. From the ground, it looks like just a bunch of roofing up …

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How Roof Maintenance can Save Your Residential Community Thousands in Replacement Costs

Here’s a case study to show how communities can save thousands of dollars by simply maintaining their roofs. Property: Village at Forest Heights, Portland Oregon Size of roof on property: …

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Why can’t I use laundry soap on my roof to control moss and fungus growth?

Not too long ago, laundry detergent was the moss control of choice for the do it yourselfers in Portland. The EPA just about has a fit when your environmentally concerned …

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What about Composition Roofs?

We get this question a lot: Do you guys take care of composition roofs too? And this one: Do you guys put on nice composition roofs? One more: Do you …

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Why is My Roof so Ugly?

You should start looking at roof-tops as you drive through your neighborhood. (Hey, I do it all the time!) Some homes sit under trees and others sit in the open. …

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