The Basic Elements of a Hedrick Roof

If it’s time to replace your roof, you’re likely wondering what elements will make it durable structure that lasts. While roof replacement can be a big investment, it's also ...
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Do I Have a Roof Leak or Attic Condensation?

Finding water damage on the wall or ceiling is worrying for any homeowner. Most people assume this is caused by a leaking roof, but that might not be the source. Water found in ...
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How Iowa Heat and Humidity Can Affect Your Roof & Home

Because heat and humidity can affect your roof, you want to be sure it has all the advantages of proper attic ventilation. Without it, your roof can age quickly and succumb to ...
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Attic Ventilation 101: What It Is and Why You Need It

If you’re like many other homeowners, you rarely go into your attic, but it's very important that you think about it now and then. The condition of an attic can have a ...
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Is Your Humidifier Hurting Your Home?

  At least a few times each winter, temperatures rise for a few days after a deep freeze. When this happens, a lot of homeowners notice what looks like water infiltration on ...
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Are Your Old Windows Hazardous to Your Family’s Health?

  Your windows protect your family from the wind, snow, rain, and cold. They help keep your home insulated from winter’s chill and summer’s heat. They can even help keep out ...
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Roof Leaking? It May Not Be What You Think

    After heavy storms, you may notice water coming in through your ceiling or moisture stains on your walls. Although your first though may be that your roof is leaking, this ...
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Help! I Think I Have an Ice Dam Problem!

Those sparkly, shiny icicles lining the edge of your roof aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. They could be a sign of a serious problem with the health and condition of your ...
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Do You Have a Roof Leak or Condensation in Your Attic?

We've been getting a lot of calls lately from people with “leaky roof” problems. Most of the time, however, the problem isn’t a roof leak. (Hooray!) The problem is condensation ...
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How to Prevent Ice Dams in the Winter

"Look at those pretty icicles lining the roof."  You might think differently of those sparkling pieces of ice dangling from your roof when you learn what harm they can inflict ...
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