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My insurance company will only pay for part of my roof, what can I do?

My insurance company will only pay for part of my roof, what can I do? Posted on March 7, 2011 by pamelasroofing If your insurance company only wants to pay to replace a portion of your roof, there are several things you can do. First I would recommend speaking with a qualified roofing contractor who is willing to work with you and is familiar with insurance company claims procedures. Sometimes it is perfectly acceptable for the insurance to pay only a portion of the roof. There are times when there is minimal damage due to wind and only a few missing … Click For More

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Roof to Roads

  Recycling asphalt roof shingles to make roadsPosted on February 1, 2011 by pamelasroofing According to Boulder County’s Roofs to Roads project flyer adding recycled shingles to the pavement mixture has been shown to increase resistance to wear, improve moisture resistance, decrease ruts and reduces cracking. In addition it reduces the amount of new raw materials needed and can reduce the cost by $3-$5 per ton Missouri DOT reports aproximately $20 million in savings in 2009 by using receycled shingles. There are many environmental benefits as well, Greenhouse gases emissions are avoided, reduction in waste entering landfills, asphalt pavements are a permanently … Click For More

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It’s a dark, stormy night, the wind is howling and …

  Written by Pam Simmons roofing expert in Pueblo, Pueblo West, Canon City, Penrose, Florence, Boone, Colorado City and Southern Colorado. It’s a dark, stormy night the wind is howling and rain is beating against the window pane, lightning cracks, thunder rolls and you snuggle under the covers grateful that you are safe and warm.  “ARE YOU”? Have you ever looked in your attic? Do you know for sure that wind hasn’t driven rain into your home? Do you know that your roof is properly insulated, ventilated and secure from insect or rodent intrusions? Your roof protects everything in your … Click For More

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Colorado is a Hail of a place!

Colorado is one “hail” of a place. Pun intended. With the huge demand for roofing in our area due to the hail storms, high winds and tornadoes. I see dump truck after dump truck of shingles being torn off roofs to make way for the new shingles; I have often thought about the fact that there has to be a way to recycle those old shingles instead of putting them into the landfills. Pueblo currently has an even larger problem with the closure of one major landfill and dump fees sky rocketing along with the cost of shingles. I am … Click For More

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