No roof lasts forever. At some point, your roof may encounter issues that will require repairs or even a full replacement. Assuming the roof system was installed properly, the age of the roof will be the most obvious reason for needing attention.
A roof system may also require attention if the installation was not done by a knowledgeable and licensed contractor. As well, storm and tree damage can cause a roof to fail and need repairs. Basic maintenance, such as gutter cleaning and snow removal, will also impact the integrity of the roof and all the related components.
As part of our community efforts, we at Fortified Roofing, a local roofer from Levittown, NJ, have decided to feature local non-profit organizations and their impact on our community. Their contribution to our community is of great importance, and they are necessary for the community’s growth and harmony.
One of the noblest actions is helping children who are deprived in any way. By their very nature, they are very vulnerable and can not take care of themselves without the help of adults. One Simple Wish is an online platform which gives you the ability to buy presents for children in need to make their little wishes come true. Take a look at the following interview, and consider participating and bringing joy to a little one!
Fortified Roofing, a local professional roofing company from Sicklerville, New Jersey, has been working on a new project involving the promotion of local non-profit and non-governmental organizations.
We believe that through promoting and helping the ones in need, the world becomes a better place to live. For a start, we bring you the interview with A Place for All Hurting People (APFAHP), a local non-profit organization with many different projects launched to help the ones in need and to reduce poverty.
Fortified Roofing would like to give them the support to keep on with the good work and present their mission to more local people. Read about their projects, challenges, motivations and passion in the interview below, and reconsider if you could help somehow.
Fortified Roofing, local roofers from Levittown, New Jersey, recently started a new local project with the goal to promote non-governmental and non-profit organizations from New Jersey. We’ll be sharing several short interviews so more people can find out about their presence and work. In the following interview, read about The Alliance Center for Independence (ACI) who supports people with disabilities through different educational programs and many useful activities.
The Alliance Center for Independence (ACI)… they love to meet new people and are always looking for more volunteers, so if you have any drive and will, joining their community could be a great mutual experience!
Fortified Roofing is a local roofing company from Mt Laurel, New Jersey, specialized in repairing and replacing various roofing configuration. Recently, we began some local campaigns to promote many non-profit and non-governmental organizations situated in New Jersey.
We got a great idea, and that is to take a short interview so that everyone could hear about their existence. Today we spoke to The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter, Inc. who takes care of the abandoned pets and helps them in finding a new home.
During the conversation, we found out that they are always happy to meet the new volunteers. So, if you like animals and would like to help them out with many upcoming events, making toys and raising money, read this interview and contact the organization right after!
If you are thinking about installing a security alarm, think no more! In our society, it has become normal, if not a must, to have a safety alarm. A home without one has much more prominent chances of getting broken into!
We have been talking to Carlotta Spence who is a Director of Residential Services at Visions and Pathways. She works with homeless youth (ages of 13 -21 yo). For more information about an organization, read the following interview.
The best time to replace a roof depends on a few variables. The first step is determining if the roof needs replacement or if a few repairs can prolong the life of the existing roof. If it is determined that you need a replacement, it is necessary to be mindful of the weather in your area. The final thing you must do is schedule your roofing contractor well in advance. Let’s review each of these aspects of roof replacement in more detail.
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Why damaged fascia should be replaced before getting a new roof
A new roof can easily last 30 or more years, depending on the roof covering or the grade of shingles used, so it makes sense to have a sound substrate under the roof. Any competent roofing contractor will repair damage to the roof deck (usually plywood or OSB sheathing) prior to installing a new roof.
The best roofing contractors will also inspect the structure for damaged fascia boards. Depending on the extent of the damage, a roofing contractor may make the repairs themselves or call in a company that specializes in home repairs.
Construction is a rapidly changing field. For that reason, it is vital for construction professionals in New Jersey to keep up with the existing and upcoming changes in the field.Starting from 2016, there is a noticeable shift of attention in the field. Even though according to reports, construction spending did not meet the last year goals, economists have made predictions of growth of at least 5% in the value of starts this year 2017 going by Dodge Data & Analytics.
That being said, it goes without saying that keeping up with the latest trends in residential construction can help you have a complete perspective of the industry and remain competitive. It is also crucial to note that in spite of the positive predictions, a feeling of uncertainty in the industry is present.
Having spoken to various experts from the construction industry just to learn about their vision of residential construction trends, below is an overview of some of the thoughts about the major residential construction trends at the moment. They include: