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Spring Has Sprung Contest

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Aspen Contracting has always had a heart to give. From the Covers 4 Others Program, that offers individuals, churches, and businesses to be nominated for a free roof. Aspen has installed over 60 free roofs with a lifetime warranty over the pas 6 years through this program. Covers 4 Others is currently accepting nominations and if you know someone who …

Home Maintenance Tips for Winter

Home Maintenance Tips for Winter

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Believe it or not, winter is fast approaching! Cold temperatures, snow and ice can potentially damage your home if you’re not prepared. Make sure your home is up to the task of keeping you safe, warm and dry this season! Here are Aspen’s top home maintenance tips for winter. Check Your Drains and Gutters Autumn often means loads of fallen …

Ways Your Roof Can be Damaged

4 Ways Your Roof Can be Damaged

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When do you typically think to get your roof checked for damage? After a storm? Well, you’re not alone! Most property owners only think of getting their roof checked either before or after a storm. Actually, there are many other ways that your roof could experience damage – and you may not even know it! This is why at Aspen …

Why You Need A Spring Roof Inspection

Thermal Shock: Why You Need To Get Your Roof Inspected In The Spring

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Although it may not always be top of mind, your roof is your home’s first line of defense against harsh weather – make sure it’s up to the task! Getting your roof inspected in the Spring is key to ensure that your home is watertight and that your roof is functioning properly. Even if you’re not currently experiencing leaks, hidden …

Different Hail Sizes

Categories of Hail and the Damage Caused

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As a property owner, hail can be a stressful event. The damage that one single hail storm can have on your roof, siding, gutters, vehicles, windows, etc., can be extensive and costly to fix. It’s important to understand that the amount of damage and the severity of the damage will greatly depend on the size or category of the hail stones. We’ve detailed …

Preparing Your Home for Storm Season

Preparing Your Home for Storm Season

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There’s nothing better than a week’s worth of warm weather after a harsh winter. The sun is out, the trees are blooming, and the April showers are starting to begin. Spring weather brings many things, but most often it brings an increase of severe storms. Intense lightning, heavy rains, hail, tornadoes, and high winds can all lead to moderate and severe damage to …

3 Tab vs Laminate Shingles

3-Tab vs. Laminate: Understanding the Difference

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The two most commonly used types of shingles are 3-Tab and Laminate. 3-Tab, commonly known as regular asphalt shingles, are flat and uniform in shape.  Laminated, oftentimes known as architectural shingles, are similar to asphalt shingles but come in different shapes and sizes with a heavier base mat. Due to its different sizes and shapes, it appears more dimensional than 3-Tab.  3-Tab shingles …

Science Behind The Shingles

Science Behind The Shingle

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Roofing shingles are the outcome of a long line of roofing innovation, beginning as early as the use of natural and organic material to create shelters in ancient times. Humans for centuries have used various natural materials found around them to shield themselves from the elements, such as dried grasses, palm leaves, or even clay and dirt. Over time we’ve gotten smarter, …