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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.

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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Top Quality Cedar Shakes, direct from Canada to Portland

Cedar’s carbon footprint is the smallest of all roofing material. It’s affordable and if put together with the right components, it will last 30-50 years. (The right components include decades of experience plus Feltex underlayment, stainless steel fasteners, lead pipe flashings, and correct ventilation)

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There’s moss on my tile roof. Is that a problem in Portland?

In Portland over the last 25 years, homeowners have repeatedly told us that they want their roofs to look good, work right, and last longer. Using that as our premise, …

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Call Roof Life of Oregon Today

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.

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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How Does the Portland Rain Find Its Way Into Your House?

Earlier this week we talked about a few of the things you should do if the rains are getting into your house. Let’s dig a little deeper! A 10-year storm …

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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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What Kind of Roof Did My Builder Put on My Home?

If you have a wood roof, it’s more than likely a ½ inch #1 cedar shake. They usually are the lowest grade in the #1 grade arena for cedar shake …

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