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Is It Time to Replace Your Roof? Keep a Look out for These Warning Signs!
September 18th, 2018 9:21 pm

Take Action Now, Before The Damage Gets Worse!

If Your Roof Is Experiencing Any of the Following, Give DunRite Exteriors a Call!

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Your Roof Is a Critical Component of Your Home

It should come as no surprise when we say that the roof is one of your home's most critical components. After all, it provides you with much-needed seclusion, shade, and above all else - shelter. Unfortunately, however, if your roof is outdated or damaged, it can actually do more harm than good.

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Nothing could be more accurate when it comes to your roof. With that being said, you shouldn't wait until problems develop to finally replace it.

The following information includes six signs that your roof needs to be replaced now.

Hang Holiday Decorations Without Damaging Your Roof!
September 18th, 2018 7:28 pm

Halloween brings out ghosts, bats, and goblins . . . Thanksgiving brings out pumpkins, turkeys and pilgrims . . . and Christmas brings out a lot of lights and a heavy white bearded fellow walking across your roof possibly with reindeer. Sure, they might only be decorations, but without proper installation and care, installing festive lights on a home can be a headache and potentially cause damage to your roof. Avoid the hassle and make decorating more enjoyable. You spent a lot of money on your new DunRite roof and even more on your K-Guard clog free gutters – so - we’d like to share these great tips to avoid roof damage.
  1. Shingles Shouldn’t jingle. Never hang Christmas lights from your shingles. To properly put up lights, they need to be secured to something (that’s why it’s so easy to wrap them around trees). Making even the tiniest of holes in a shingle or roof component will let moisture or leaks in and potentially rot the roof. The best way to put up lights is with cli...
DunRite Exteriors Can Replace Your Old Windows and Doors!
September 17th, 2018 9:51 pm

We Can Add Beauty and Energy Savings to Your Home Today!

Your Old Windows and Doors Could Be Costing You More Money Than You Knew!

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How Do You Know When It's Time to Replace Your Windows and Doors?

With fall quickly approaching, now seems to be the time when homeowners are finishing up last minute projects around the house. A lot of these projects involve preparing for the colder months to come. One of the various ways in which you can help prepare your home is by inspecting your windows and doors. Some of you might be wondering, what exactly should you be looking for and why? One of the primary reasons why it so necessary to perform this inspection is because you could be losing a significant amount of energy through your windows and (or) doors which could actually explain the increase in your heating and cooling...

Great Roofing Accessories for Your New Roof Installation
September 17th, 2018 7:08 am

View from on top of a newly installed asphalt shingle roof

Are you thinking about replacing your old roof? When the roofing system begins to fail, many of the signs are easily noticeable, such as leaks and missing, cracked, or damaged shingles. When you choose to replace your roof, the main decision, aside from your roofing contractor, will be the roofing material. Asphalt shingles continue to be the most popular residential roofing material in the U.S., but there are other popular materials to choose from, including metal, slate, and more.  

Once you know which roofing material you want, there are other important aspects of the roofing system to consider. Roofing accessories can help protect your roof against leaks and other issues. GAF defines a Lifetime Roofing System as Lifetime Shingles plus three or more qualifying accessories.  

GAF Lifetime Roofing System: 

  • Lifetime Shingles: GAF Lifetime Shingles include Timberline®, Designer, and Impact Resistant shingles. 

At Some Point in Time, Siding Needs to Be Replaced; But at What Point Is That?
September 16th, 2018 7:44 pm

Siding Doesn't Last Forever, Don't Wait Until It's Too Late!

When Siding Gets Old or Begins to Crack, It Can Lead to Expensive Repairs

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These Common Signs Suggest That Your Siding Needs Replaced

Unless there's a visible gaping hole, most homeowners don't make it a priority to replace their siding. Unfortunately, not putting your siding at the top of your priority list can end up being a big mistake. Siding won't last forever, and when it starts to age and crack, it can lead to expensive repairs. While you may not want to tackle this rather time consuming and costly renovation, the safety, value and energy efficiency of your home depends on it. If you're not sure where to start, here are some of the most common signs that your house is in need of new siding:

    1. Frequent Need of P...