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What is the best commercial roofing system

aerial view of flat roof of Circle K

When people talk about commercial roofing systems, they often mean single-ply roofing membranes. These are TPO, PVC, and EPDM. The best commercial roofing system depends upon your needs. What’s best for a department store, won’t be best for a restaurant. What’s best for a restaurant, might be excessive for a garage. The Best Commercial Roofing…

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Roof Snow Guards

Snow guards are an important addition to any roof. They not only protect you and your family from snow falling off your roof, but they also protect your gutters and your property. Without a properly installed snow guard system, snow can accumulate in your gutters, weighing them down, and potentially tearing them from your house.…

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Best roof for solar panels

solar panels on corrugated metal house roof

If you have solar panels, or are about to get them, and it’s time to replace your roof, you might be wondering which roofing material is the most solar panel-friendly. If it’s time to replace your roof, now’s a great time to think about this. Although we do not install solar panels, we do install…

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Bob Behrends Roofing is now a Tamko MasterCraft Pro Certified Contractor

Tamko MasterCraft Pro Certified Contractor

Adding to their list of accreditations, Bob Behrends Roofing in Greeley, Colorado, is now a Tamko MasterCraft Pro Certified Contractor, Tamko’s top certification. There’s no shortage of roofing contractors in the Northern Colorado, Front Range area. A Google map search for ‘roofing contractors near me’ returns well over 100 results in Fort Collins alone. Anybody…

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Least and most durable roofing materials

asphalt shingles blowing in wind

When talking about the least or most durable roofing materials, we mean with respect to anything that threatens the longevity of it, such as wind, hail, fire, sun or UV radiation, rain, snow, and the general degradation of the roof. Others things that affect the longevity of a roof include the quality of the materials,…

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The best fire-resistant roofing materials for your home

asphalt shingle roof on fire

What does ‘fire-resistant’ mean? Before we discuss the best fire-resistant roofing materials for your home, we need to know what ‘fire-resistance’ means. It’s good to keep in mind that ‘fire-resistant’ is not ‘fireproof’. According to Surviving Wildfire, in order for a roof to be considered Class A fire resistant, fire cannot penetrate through the roof…

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What roof hail damage in Wellington looks like

a wood shingle roof with hail damage

Roof hail damage in Wellington looks different on different roofing materials. And, the damage isn’t always obvious, especially from the ground. In this post, we share, with pictures, what obvious roof hail damage looks like on popular roofing materials used here in Colorado. If you’ve recently been hit by a hail storm, contact us for…

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Severance roof hail damage, what to look for

Roof hail damage in Severance can be serious. We’ve noticed homes further away from the foothills often have more roof hail damage than homes close to the foothills. For example, homes West of Overland Trail in Fort Collins often won’t get hit by hail nearly as bad as homes just a mile or two East…

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Best alternative to wood shake roof

warn out wood shake on a residential roof

Your current wood shake roof is worn-out and needs replacing, and you’re wondering what the best alternative is. Maybe even an alternative that’s also environmentally-friendly. After-all, one of the reasons you probably got a wood shake roof was because it’s eco-friendly. Or perhaps you’re looking for a roof that lasts longer or is less expensive…

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Asphalt shingles vs metal roofing

asphalt shingles vs metal roofing

So, you’re shopping for a new roof and don’t know if you want traditional asphalt shingles or a metal roof? When comparing asphalt shingles vs metal roofing, it’s best to consider long term. Asphalt shingles are cheaper, but metal lasts longer. Metal roofing is recyclable while asphalt shingles aren’t. There are more metal roofing options…

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