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Metal Roofs- Part III of What Is The Pitch of My Roof and Why Do I Care? ?

Metal  Roofs – Part III of What is the pitch of my roof and why do I care? Typically a roof pitch of 3:12 or better is required to be able to use shingles or metal roofing; anything less than that should be using a flat or low sloped product. When choosing roofing products the slope and location of the roof should be the determining factor. I have many people tell me they want metal roofing because it has no maintenance, however if you live in an area like ours with great temperature fluctuations you have to be careful what … Click For More

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Homes in Canon City, Florence, Penrose Under $100,000

What do you get in a house for $100,000? Amy Pollark on Kiplinger.com told us that there are some really bargains and beauties available around the country. Which got me thinking what is available around the Canon City Colorado area for $100,000? So I did a search, I came up with some properties, some in town, some out of town, some on city lots some on small acreage. Some of these are (currently) bank owned. Call or email  see what’s available for $100,000 houses or vacant properties around Fremont County, Canon City, Florence and Penrose bet there are some beauties and … Click For More

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Flat Roofs: Part II of what is the pitch of my roof and why do I care.

Flat roofs are used more often in commercial buildings or homes in arid regions of the country. The term flat roof is actually rarely correct, most roofs that are considered flat are actually a low slope; meaning less than 3inch drop in 12 inches. Truly flat roofs are problematic because there is no drainage and standing water on a roof can cause problems. Most reputable roofers will suggest installing a taper system, which is a way to install angled panels to a roof to create positive drainage. These panels may be made of a variety of material but most are … Click For More

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What Is The Pitch of My Roof and Why Do I Care?

What is the pitch of my roof and why do I care? The pitch of your roof can be determined by taking a 1 foot level setting one end on your roof and keeping it level measure how far the other end is from the roof.  The average roof pitch varies dramatically by home style, region, local building regulations and other factors. The things to consider in roof pitch are snow loads, if you have a low slope roof snow is less likely to slide off and in some areas that can add a lot of weight during the winter … Click For More

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Real Estate Sellers Myths

Sellers need to educate themselves on all the facts of selling in a difficult market. Arm yourself with a Great Realtor and some facts. Know what the market is doing in your area, how is your property most like or different than the neighbors and do those differences make that big a difference. Myth 1: Now is a bad time to sell. Wrong, now maybe the best time to sell. The buyers who are out looking are serious and they have low interest loans at hand. They can buy more houses now than they can when interest rates go up … Click For More

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