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Top 5 Signs Your Roof Needs Immediate Attention

Top 5 Signs Your Roof Needs Immediate Attention

In my years of experience at Exterior Pro, I've seen countless homes with roofs crying out for attention. Often, homeowners overlook subtle signs until they escalate into major issues. To help you stay ahead of potential disasters, I've compiled the top five signs...

A Comprehensive Guide to Asphalt Shingle Blisters

A Comprehensive Guide to Asphalt Shingle Blisters

Asphalt roofing has long been celebrated for its durability and reliability. It's a top choice for many homeowners, and for good reason. However, like all materials, asphalt shingles can sometimes exhibit issues. One such concern is the appearance of blisters on the...

Understanding the Causes Behind Wavy or Rippled Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Understanding the Causes Behind Wavy or Rippled Asphalt Shingle Roofs

At Exterior Pro, we believe in empowering homeowners with knowledge. A common concern we encounter is the appearance of wavy or rippled patterns on asphalt shingle roofs. While it's easy to dismiss these as mere cosmetic issues, they often hint at deeper, underlying...

Important Components of an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Important Components of an Asphalt Shingle Roof

The Comprehensive Guide to Asphalt Shingle Roofing Systems by Exterior Pro At Exterior Pro, we understand the significance of a robust roofing system. Not only does it redefine the aesthetics of your home, but it also stands as the first line of defense against...

Understanding Ice Dams: An Exterior Pro Perspective

Understanding Ice Dams: An Exterior Pro Perspective

What's an Ice Dam? An ice dam is a formation of ice at the edge of a roof, preventing melted snow from draining off. This trapped water can seep into homes, damaging walls, ceilings, and insulation. The Impact of Ice Dams When ice dams cause moisture to enter homes,...

Vinyl Siding vs. Other Siding Materials

Vinyl Siding vs. Other Siding Materials

Vinyl was the second most popular type of siding for new homes constructed in the United States in 2021. Although stucco was the top choice of siding materials nationwide, vinyl is by far the top pick in colder climates – including the Midwest where approximately one...

Modernizing Your Home’s Exterior: Top Trends in 2023

Modernizing Your Home’s Exterior: Top Trends in 2023

Well folks, it looks like another year is soon coming to a close. A more cynical exterior remodeling company might see that as an opportunity to look back at all the dreadful things that happened recently, but your pals at Exterior Pro are eternally optimistic. We'd...

5 Tips for Hiring a Home Repair Contractor

5 Tips for Hiring a Home Repair Contractor

In a perfect world, every contractor would be a bona fide Boy Scout. That isn't to say there aren't plenty of honest, dependable and competent professionals in our industry. But sadly, there are far too many snakes in the grass to proceed without caution when you want...

Metal Roofing vs. Shingles

Metal Roofing vs. Shingles

About 17% of American homes have metal roofing. That makes it substantially less popular than asphalt shingle roofing, which appears on approximately 75 to 80% of homes nationwide. That alone says a lot about the metal roofing vs. shingle debate: if metal roofing is...

What Is the Minimum Pitch for a Shingle Roof?

What Is the Minimum Pitch for a Shingle Roof?

Have you ever seen a flat shingle roof? Probably not – and if you have, then you have seen one of the most disastrously ill-advised roofs on the face of the planet. You don't need a Harvard degree in roofing to appreciate why a shingle roof has to be slanted. Shingles...