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Roofing Myths: More Insulation Is Better

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This month’s myth deals with too much of a good thing: attic insulation. Surely if a little insulation is good thing, even more would make it even better. In reality, equipping your Orlando area home with the right amount of insulation is more important than you might realize. Using too much insulation in your home’s […]

Roofing Myths: Replacing Flashing

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Continuing the myth debunking series that we started last month (click here to learn about installing new roofs over old), this time we will look at flashing. The myth that flashing needs to be replaced only when a new roof is being installed is inaccurate and potentially harmful to the integrity of your roof. Flashing […]

Roofing Myths: New over Old

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This month we begin a new series: debunking common roofing myths. First we’ll tackle the common misconception that it’s ok to simply lay a new roof over an existing one. Placing new roofing material over old, known as overlaying or re-roofing, can seem like a convenient and cost-effective solution, but it comes with several potential […]