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After more than 35 years and thousands of roofing projects throughout Rhode Island & Massachusetts, we’ve seen just about every possible roofing scenario. We’ve seen what works and what doesn’t and where potential danger points exist. Learn from our experience in the following articles.

What Happens When I Replace My Roof?

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If you’re considering a new roof, here’s what you can expect when you replace your roof.

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How Do Roof Warranties Work?

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Before making the investment in a new roof, you should know what kind of protection your roof warranty will cover should there be any future problems or concerns.

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How to Deal With Pushy Home Improvement Salespeople

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Not all contractors have the homeowner’s best interest in mind and many, like other industries, employ salespeople and/or use not so honest sales tactics to gain your business over the competition. Here's how to deal with pushy home improvement salespeople.

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What’s the best season to replace my roof?

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Despite weather conditions, roofing contractors work year round during every season. The best time to schedule a roof installation depends on the homeowner’s needs as well as the time of year.

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How to choose the best roofing contractor for the job

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It’s important that you work with an experienced and reputable roofing contractor when you are looking to fix or replace your home’s roof. Here are eight tips to follow when looking to hire the best roofing contractor.

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The Cost of a New Asphalt Roof

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Your home was a big investment; and few things will protect and maintain that investment like a new asphalt roof. This article and our local cost guide are a first step in understanding the factors that determine the price and the installation process of a new roof.

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A Year in Review: 2016 Roofing and Siding Recap

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As we wind down the year, we wanted to look back and review our best articles from the past year. We covered a wide variety of home improvement topics around roofing and siding. Below are some of our best articles on the blog from this past year to help you with your roofing and siding projects. Enjoy!

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How to Choose the Best Roofing Contractor for the Job

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It's important that you work with an experienced and reputable roofing contractor when you are looking to fix or replace your home’s roof. Here are eight tips to follow when looking to hire the best roofing contractor.

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How to Maintain Your New Roof to Last a Lifetime

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Now that you've had to replace your old roof, you'll want to start maintaining your new roof the right way. With the right maintenance your roof could last well beyond its lifetime.

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How to Stop a Roof Leak

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You've noticed a small stain forming on your ceiling, in your attic, or running down one of your walls. You most likely have a roof leak. Learn how to stop a roof leak.

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6 Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Roof

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If you have roof leaks, curling or lifting shingles, or if your roof is getting up there in years, you may be ready to pick up the phone and call a roofing contractor. But before you contact a local roofing company, here are six things to consider when buying a new roof.

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20 Questions to Ask your Roofing Contractor

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Purchasing a new roof is a big investment and one you shouldn’t take lightly. We suggest digging in, doing your homework and asking several questions of your roofing contractor.

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10 Early Warning Signs of Home Maintenance Problems

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Nobody wants to spend thousands of dollars on home repairs, but that’s exactly what can happen if you ignore the early warning signs that may show up around your home.

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Show Your Home Some Love: The Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist

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To curb costs and prevent problems, your home should be regularly maintained. Here is a list of the things that you absolutely must do on a regular basis to ensure you save money, while maintaining your home for years to come.

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How to Safely Remove Snow From Your Roof

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It’s time to bundle up and brave the snow to protect your roof from the damages that the heavy snow, and icy cold, can cause to your home’s roof, by learning how to safely remove snow from your roof.

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Will Your Roof Withstand the Weather this Winter?

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Look for these 7 clues to know if your roof can withstand the winter and resources to prevent winter damages.

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9 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Ready for Winter

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It’s important to stay on top of the cold and prepare your home a head of time to save energy, reduce damages, and cut your costs. Get ready for winter with these 9 simple ways to prepare your home.

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Will Your Roofing Shingles Hold Up Against a Hurricane?

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In the face of hurricane season, and with winter looming around the corner, does your roof stand a chance against harsh New England weather?

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Roofing, Siding, Window Customer of the Month

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Last year, Katie and Manny Santos found themselves with the difficult task of hiring the right contractor for their much-needed roofing, siding, window, and deck renovation on their East Providence home. Like most homeowners, they set out to get a few estimates and gather some information, but quickly learned that it can be difficult navigating through the false deals and high-pressured sales tactics out there. Fortunately, their path eventually lead them to Marshall Building and we completed their house project this past spring. At Marshalls, you get more than the typical customer-contractor relationship. Here are all part of a team - TeamMarshall, and we treat our clients like family and their homes like our own. Here, Katie shares her experience working with us:

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Roof Moss Buildup Complications and the Zinc Strip Solution

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As the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers,” but this June has been a washout! When the rain starts beating against their homes, homeowners often start worrying about roof leaks or water in the basement. Most, however, overlook another common problem: roof moss buildup.

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How to Prevent and Remove Ice Dams

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When it comes to ice dams, prevention is the best medicine to protect your roof and interior from water damage. Here are some steps you can take to minimize the formation of ice dams on your roof, ways to remove those that have formed, and a unique approach for stopping roof leaks when they start.

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Affordable Financing For Your Roofing, Siding, And Window Projects

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If you need new roofing, siding, or windows, many choices await you. Make sure you have options when it comes time for payment, as well.

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Tips for Choosing a Contractor

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Choosing a contractor can be an intimidating and, at times, daunting task. Most companies offer the same products and promise the same results. So how do you choose?

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Winter Roofing Issues

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Winter’s coming and I’m concerned about the ice dams I’ve experienced in past winters. One of the areas leaked, forcing me to climb up a ladder on a freezing cold night to chop ice out of the gutter! Can I get rid of these dams without re-roofing?

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