Climate Change and Roofing

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With 60 degree days in December, Ohioans can be wondering how climate change can effect their environment. For us, it makes us think about how it will effect the roofing industry. The roof construction industry is just now figuring out how the changing planet temperatures will effect what we do. The issues fall into two different categories: Environmental Impact Risk Prevention.

Environmental Impact

According to the National Roofing Contractor's Association residential and commercial buildings account for 30-40 percent of the US carbon emissions. This has created more demand for green roofs and materials with next generation insulation systems. It's also increased the demand for roofing systems that qualify for environmentally friendly tax credits! At C.H.I. we can help our customers get an ecologically advanced roof system if that is what they need. Call 513-731-ROOF if you'd like to learn more about how we can be good to the environment and to your building!  

Risk Prevention

By nature, roofs are meant to handle the great outdoors. The roofing industry is evolving to handle the more extreme weather patterns that have been hitting North America in the last few years. If the precipitation increases in your area, your roof can feel it. You'll want to spend mor time paying attention to your roof, your attic, and the interior of your home. If you see any leaks or precipitation inside your roofing system, its time to call 513-731-ROOF for a free consultation! 

How to DIY Fix a Small Gap in Your Siding

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If you can't afford a full fix on your home's siding, it's still necessary to know how to patch up any holes you see in the siding of your home. You'll need a tube of siding caulk that matches the color of your home's siding. If you don't know the specific color, either take a picture of your siding or even better would be to bring a small spare sample of your siding. 

To fill a puncture wound in your siding, start with cleaning around the puncture with vinyl siding cleaner or mild dish detergent with a soft sponge. Cut the nozzle tip off of the tube of vinyl caulk with a utility knife and 

Trusting A Roof From GAF & C.H.I. Roofing

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We want our work to stand by it's warranty. We know you want that too. By getting a trusted GAF contractor like C.H.I. Roofing installing these roofs, you have set your home up for a long life of a comfortable roof over your head. GAF and C.H.I. offer great guarantees for their roofing and work. 

We work to give you a long lasting guarantee with your new roof. At the very minimum the roof we install is good for ten years as seen above. The second and third tier warranty's guarantee for a lifetime! In this instance, "lifetime" means as long as the original individual owner of a single family detached residence (or the second owner in certain circumstances) owns the property where the shingles are installed.  

As if the guarantee from C.H.I. that your roof will be long lasting wasn't enough, the top tier warranty from GAF also backs our work!

These warranties are transferrable and cover all sorts of weather damage!

With C.H.I. Roofing installing the trusted products from GAF you can trust your roof will last a lifetime. Call 513-731-ROOF for a free no risk consultation!