Steamboat Springs

Why FEMA Advises Snow Removal Plans for Commercial Buildings

Winter Is Here For many people in the U.S. winter is here. Snow is currently falling across the Midwest and is also forecast for the Northeastern US in the coming days. Despite the forecast, proactive facility managers and building owners who already have their snow removal contingency plans in place are breathing a sigh of relief. These key decision makers recognize the critical importance of ensuring their commercial properties remain safe places to do work, shop, or store goods. They…

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Summer Roof Maintenance Tips

We know what you’re thinking – It’s summer, you want to be out having fun, not doing maintenance work on your roof. These summer roof maintenance tips will take only a couple of hours, but the time spent is well worth it because it could save you from costly roof repairs down the road.To ensure your safety, all of these summer roof care tasks are performed from the ground. If there is a need to go up on your roof,…

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3 Common Winter Roofing Problems

Cold weather has set in in NW Colorado, and we’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about winter roofing issues. The roof is all that stands between your family and the outside elements and so, especially in the winter, there is nothing more important on a house than good roofing. We have put together a list of some common winter roofing problems and how to prevent or solve them. Remember, winter roofs can be slippery and dangerous. If you cannot…

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5 Easy (and Affordable) Outdoor Improvements

The summer season is near, and that means an increased focus on the outside of our homes. Not only are our homes simply more visible in the summer months (Not buried under and surrounded by feat of snow), but we also spend more time outside – so only naturally do we want to make those outdoor spaces more appealing. Whether your home needs a quick pick-me-up in time for summer or a more dramatic improvement to compete in a buyer’s…

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Spring Roofing Tips

Each spring, it’s smart to check for any havoc wreaked on your roof by our long, and often harsh, Steamboat winters. Although employing a roofing contractor is always the safest bet to ensuring an accurate inspection, the following recommendations can also be conducted on your own. Gutter Cleaning The purpose of a gutter is to prevent moisture buildup from damaging the structural integrity of your home by trapping water from the roof. Properly functioning gutters are essential to upholding a…

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Common Winter Roofing Problems

We’re in the thick of it here in Steamboat Springs: We’ve had about 3 months of winter and still another couple to go.  It’s also the time when many roof problems start to reveal themselves.  Check out our list below, and if you have any questions or concerns at all, please be sure to contact us. Roof Leaks For sloped roofs, improper installation or high winds and rain can loosen the flashing and cause it to pull away. (Flashing Inspections…

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Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

There is still plenty of winter left in northern Colorado and, if you haven’t done a thorough home maintenance check yet, now is a good time to do it.  It’s best to do most of the following in the fall or early winter, but better late than never! Home Winter Maintenance Checklist 1. Tune up your heating system. For about $80 to $100, a technician will inspect your furnace or heat pump to be sure the system is clean and…

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Winter Roof Collapse: Warning Signs

The snow in Steamboat is known to pile up during the winter (although you wouldn’t know it from the 2011-12 season!).  Most of us are used to shoveling off our roof to prevent too much pressure from building up on the roof. Because a roof is only built to sustain so much weight before it will ultimately collapse.  Prior to a roof collapse, buildings generally exhibit signs that the roof is in distress and action should be taken to mitigate…

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Pre-Winter Roofing & Insulation Checklist

Is your roof and insulation ready for another long Steamboat winter? Below is a short checklist to make sure your home is read for serious weather. 1. Roof Shingle Damage An obvious example of some roof damage caused by wind. During the warmer months, strong winds may have caused damage to your shingles – even blowing them off entirely – but may have gone unnoticed. Take a good look at your entire roof to check for obvious damage to your…

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Revelation Roofing Employees rally for Habitat for Humanity

We’ve said it before: Our team has heart. That means a lot of things: we do a job right, we practice honest business, we practice good work ethic, we get the job done on time….and we do it all with a good attitude.  In the roofing industry, finding a company that possesses all of the above is not an easy task. And what’s more? We give BACK. Yes, we want to send a heart-warming “Thank You” out to our employees,…

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