Winter Ice Dams

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An ice dam has the potential to cause serious damage to both your roof and the inside of your home. It is important to take steps to help protect your home from the risks associated with ice dams. What is an ice dam? An ice dam can form when water from melting snow re-freezes at the edge of your roofline. Without …

How Much Does a New Roof Cost in Michigan?

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A Home Improvement Specialist from Modern Xterior Improvement will look at the following factors when estimating the price of your roof.  The larger the roof, the more materials and time needed to complete the work.  Roof surfaces are measured in “squares.” A “square” is an area of roof which measures 100 square feet.  Metal roofing is sold by the sheet/panel. …

What is a fascia?

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You may have heard your roofing or gutter contractor mention a fascia and you found yourself asking….what is a fascia?  Fascia (/ˈfeɪʃə/) is an architectural term for a frieze or band running horizontally and situated vertically under a roof edge, or which forms the outer surface of a cornice, visible to an observer. Typically consisting of a wooden board or …