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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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The Best Roofing Materials for Oregon Homes

Oregon weather really puts our roofs to the test. In our rainy, windy environment, you want to know your roof can handle the elements. There’s so much information out there about how to choose roofing materials. The truth is, most of that advice makes assumptions about which factors are important to you. For most people […]

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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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10 Weird Roof Photos from Around the World

Let’s be honest: Roofs aren’t the most exciting thing ever. You might even say they’re boring. (We’d argue with you, because we love roofing, but we’re a little unusual.) There are some pretty creative roofs out there, though. Green roofs covered with grass! Swimming pool roofs! Check out these 10 weird roof photos from around […]

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What Are the Benefits of Solar Panels?

Thinking about putting solar panels on your roof? While it’s usually overcast or rainy here in the Northwest, solar panels can still give you a lot of benefits. I’ll give you the high-level bullet points and then dive into more detail on each one: Lower your electricity bill (or eliminate it completely) Use a renewable […]

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