Category: Roofing Tips

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Roof Leaks

If you have a roof leak or even think it might be a leak from your roof, the first thing to do is call Unisource Roofing. Below, Unisource Roofing has a list of common problems to check before a roofing service technician comes out. Below you will find a list and pictures of each common […]

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Roofing 101 FAQ

Common questions about Residential Roofing: What will a new roof system cost? The price of a new roof varies, depending on the materials selected, the home or building, location of the home or building, local labor rates, and the current time of year. Keep in mind that price is only a single factor, and the […]

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Roofing 101

Louisville Homeowners in need of roofing 101 information before starting a new roofing project look here. We’ve compiled a glossary of terms from basic roofing technology all the way to the more esoteric. If you run into anything while reading documentation or having discussions with roofers that you don’t understand, check back here to make […]

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Louisville new roof guide

The Roof Installation Process

At Unisource Roofing, we have a pre-work checklist to help prepare and inform you of your upcoming roofing project. Getting a new roof installed on your house is a great way to update your home and increase curb appeal. Unisource Roofing has outlined what you can expect in the days leading up to, during, and […]

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roof shingle choices for louisville homes

SHINGLE COLORS

Choosing a shingle color for your home is one of the most important things you do during your roofing project. We will have a list of Louisville shingle colors on this page with some detailed information to help you chose the right shingle and color for your home. The shingle we will focus on here […]

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PROPER ROOF VENTING

In Louisville roofing, proper roof ventilation is vital to both a home’s insulation and the continued health and longevity of the roof. When a roof is vented properly, both the attic and the roof will benefit. If a roofer vents an attic or a roof incorrectly, the result will be leakage, poor insulation, and even […]

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Flashing repair lousville ky

ROOF FLASHING PROBLEMS

One of the most common roofing problems is issues with your flashing. These happen when your flashing wasn’t installed correctly, or when it has become damaged due to exposure to the elements. Flashing problems can start small, but they can often grow quickly if moisture is getting into your home. Hire a trusted local Shelbyville roofer and […]

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BEST ROOFING MATERIALS

Choosing the right roof for your Kentucky home isn’t an easy decision. You should consider several factors, including quality, durability, costs, and curb appeal, when selecting the right roof for your home. Shingle roofs are a very popular option for roofing Louisville homes when looking for a high-quality roof that looks great and fits their […]

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Common Roofing Materials

Wood shingles and shakes are made from cedar, redwood, southern pine and other woods making for great roof types Louisville. Wood shingles are machine-produced, while shakes are handmade and a little more rustic in style. Keep in mind that some local building codes limit the use of wood shingles and shakes because of fire resistance […]

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ROOF TYPES

ROOF TYPES Whether you need a new roof for your existing home or you’re building a brand-new house, it’s essential to choose a quality roof. A roof offers far more than just protection for your home. It has the potential to affect energy efficiency, overall space, and light throughout the home. You also want to […]

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STORM AND HAIL DAMAGE

STORM AND HAIL DAMAGE CAN DESTORY YOUR ROOF While your roof is designed to withstand the elements, some storms are more intense than others. There are signs to look for when you believe there may have been damage to your roof. Please be safe when inspecting your roof—possibly view from a window inside the house […]

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Roofing Leaks

LEAKS If you live in Louisville or surrounding areas, our staff at Unisource Roofing is ready and able to take care of all your roofing needs. You may feel that a problem such as a leaky roof is not an emergency and can be put off until your budget is healthier. But, in reality, if […]

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common roofing mistakes

5 Very Common Roofing Mistakes

Here Are 5 More Very Common Roofing Mistakes 1. Installing Shingles on Low-Slope Roofs A roof with a pitch of 2:12 or lower is not ideal for shingling because shingles create a water-shedding roof layer, not a waterproof one. If water flows down the roof thanks to gravity, things are fine. However, if an area […]

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Roofing’s Most Common Questions

A Definitive Guide COMMON ROOFING PROBLEMS Walls and floors are important for a comfortable home, but your roof is the star of the show when it comes to keeping your family shielded from severe weather. Unfortunately, many people forget to care for their roof, because it is a part of the house they can’t easily see. You […]

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RESIDENTIAL ROOF MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

Congratulations on your new roof by Unisource Roofing. Adding a residential roof maintenance program to your new roof is a great idea. Since you chose Unisource Roofing over every other roofing company out there, we would like to take a moment to thank you for your confidence in us. You along with Unisource Roofing are […]

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Roofing Insurance Claims Process & Mortgage Check Procedures

When it comes to a roofing insurance claim, there are many moving parts you may need help with. At Unisource Roofing we are here to guide you, as well as help walk you through this entire process. The information on this page will educate you on the entire process from filing the insurance claim on […]

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