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What is the ROI of a Roof Repair Project?

Here at Fivecoat Roofing, a common question we get for homes in the Portland area is, “what is the return on the investment (ROI) of a roof repair project?” Homeowners rightly want to know they’re getting something out of the investment in their roof. In today’s post, we’ve outlined considerations going into answering such a […]

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Common Roofing Problems in Oregon

Your roof is something you likely never think about– until something goes wrong. Even an issue as seemingly insignificant as a leak in your roof or a few broken shingles can turn into a big disaster if not fixed in time. Identifying roofing problems quickly is important for Oregon homeowners. Especially since our wet weather […]

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How to Protect Your Portland Home From Heavy Rain

Here in the Portland area, it’s easy to get used to what many Oregonians call the “Portland mist” — light drizzle that doesn’t let up. Unfortunately, we also get at least a few heavy rainstorms a year. Remember that storm in October 2016? There was a typhoon in Manzanita, power outages throughout Oregon and Washington, […]

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7 Coolest Roof Photos

If you ask us, a good roof is one that’s well-built and does its job to protect your family and your home from the elements. The roofs you’ll see in today’s post do a lot more! Get ready for 7 of the coolest roof photos we’ve ever seen. You’ll see rooftop patios, green roofs, and […]

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

We’ve had a wonderfully warm summer. But it’ll be over before you know it. And in the Pacific Northwest, you can expect steady, strong winds, and depending on where you live, at least a dusting of snow before next spring. Fall and winter weather can be tough on your home. There’s no way to predict […]

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What Does Hail Damage Look Like?

The occasional hail storm can be fun when you’re safe and warm inside your home. You make hot chocolate, turn up the TV, and feel thankful for the roof over your head. But unfortunately, even your roof isn’t immune to hail damage. Hail damage can range from mild to severe. The level of destruction depends […]

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