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I'm glad you stopped by my website. I am Rafael Singleton. I always felt that there wasn't enough information available for those who would like to do a little renovation or those who would like to engage in their own construction projects. There is a lot of information that would be helpful for a professional construction contractor, but I always had a difficult time navigating the resources out there as a layman. I'm the type who always likes to take the initiative to get something done if I notice nobody else stepping up to the plate, so I decided to create this website focused on construction.



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Need A New Roof?

by Dawn Henry

Did you have leaks in your house last time it rained? Perhaps things aren't quite that desperate yet, but you know that the roof will soon become a problem. Perhaps you just haven't decided on what kind of roof you want. If that's the case, from driving around your town for ideas to talking to a commercial roofing provider, here are some ideas that might help you as you plan to select your next roof. 

Do Some Driving - Of course, you might already love the kind of roof your house has. If so, stick with it and just make the repairs needed to make it function properly. However, if you realize that repairs are not going to solve the overall problem, you might have decided that you want a new look. Think about driving around residential areas of your town or city to see which roofs appeal to you. It might be helpful to find houses that have the same architectural structure that your house does. What kind of roof do those houses have? Check out things like the color of brick or paint the houses have. When you find houses with the same colors that your house has, see which roofs look the best. Look at home building magazines, too. You might get ideas on exactly what kind of roof you want as you look at the pictures within the magazine.

Talk To A Roofer - Once you have a basic idea of what kind of roof you want, talk to a professional roofer so that you can together decide which roof is best for your house. For example, you might have fallen in love with a red tile roof. When you talk to the roofer, he or she might tell you that that type of roof is too heavy for your house. If that's the case, the roofer might recommend a brick red shingle roof. The shingle roof might not be exactly what you want, but selecting brick red for the color will more than likely give your house the appearance you want. Have you considered selecting a tin roof?  A tin roof will probably look great on your house, as tin adapts so well to all kinds of architecture. While a tin roof might be more expensive than a shingle roof, it will more than likely be less expensive than a tile roof. Like a tile roof, a tin roof will last for a very long time. 

Contact a company, like Danny Odom & Son Roofing, for more help.