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Repairing a Roof Damaged by Trees in Beaverton

Trees can add beauty to any property. Aside from the aesthetic benefits they provide, they can also protect your home from the sun and the rain. But did you know that trees can also damage your home?

Roof damage caused by trees is more common than you’d expect. A tree can block sunlight from the roof, allowing moss to breed on the shingles. This moss growth will then cause the shingles to loosen and break, reducing your roof’s lifespan. The leaves falling from trees can also cause damage, even though they’re very small. Any debris that ends up on your roofing can absorb moisture and clog up your gutters, resulting in the growth of algae, moss and mold. All of these will take away the beauty of your roof and shorten its lifespan even more.

Let’s find out what kind of damage a tree did to this week’s featured roof, and how our team took care of it.

Roof Damage Caused by Fallen Tree in Beaverton

A tree had fallen on this Beaverton homeowner’s roof during a windstorm. You’ve probably seen crazy television footage of storms toppling down trees on top of homes, causing roofs to cave in. The effects are usually a lot less dramatic, but it can still be expensive. For this homeowner, it had damaged the shingles of their roof and created leaks in several areas.

Falling trees can harm your property and your loved ones. They are a threat that should be taken care of right away. But despite the fallen tree being out of the way, the homeowner’s family and property were still in danger because of the compromised roof. To minimize the impact of the falling tree and address our client’s concerns, we worked on repairing the damaged area.

Patching Up A Beaverton Client’s Roof

Since only a section of the roof was damaged, we didn’t need to replace the whole thing. Instead, we only had to rip off the old shingles, underlayment and existing sheeting all the way down to the rafters in the area which was damaged by the tree.

We then replaced all the old materials with new ones. Our team made sure to match the new shingles with the existing color and shade of the roof as much as possible so our client’s roof would still look great.

And now the area of the roof that had sustained damage is all patched up! Our client’s roof is in good health, and they have the peace of mind knowing they are safe and protected in their home.

Do you also want a brand new roof? Big or small, we will take care of it. Call us now at 503-732-7663 and we will provide the best roof services you deserve.

Roof Replacement for Chicken Coop in Vancouver

Regardless of how big your building is, a roof leak will always be bad news. If it isn’t resolved right away, it can lead to roof rot, mold, and other types of damage that no homeowner will be happy about. Aside from the damage, just think of how impractical and inconvenient it is to have to get and lay out buckets to catch the leaking water whenever it’s raining. And don’t forget how that one leak could lead to even bigger roof problems that will take more time and money to repair!

Now that you know how important it is to get a roof leak fixed right away, the next thing you need to do is figure out the cause. Finding out what is causing the leak will help determine the best solution that can fix the current issue and prevent any in the future. A few examples of possible causes would be holes, damaged shingles, and gutter issues. In this week’s featured project, we cover one common cause that many homeowners will eventually face. 

Leaky Old Chicken Coop Roof in Vancouver

In this week’s featured project, the roof of our client’s chicken coop was worn out and leaking. The reason behind the roofing issues was old age. Common asphalt shingles usually last around 20 years. Fiber cement shingles, on the other hand, last around 25 years. Wood shingles last 30 years, while metal or tile roofing will last 50 years and more. Regardless of how high quality the roofing material you used is, it will eventually need to be replaced because of the wear and tear brought about the passage of time.

The chicken coop’s roof had gotten so old, it had already started deteriorating. It was now too brittle to completely prevent the chicken coop from leaks. Aside from the damage these leaks can cause, we definitely do not want our client’s precious chickens getting wet!

Quick and Effective Roof Replacement

In an effort to save our client’s investment, we worked on replacing the chicken coop’s old roof. We removed their old roofing and replaced it with Owens Corning Duration shingles, which are high-performance roofing shingles that are resistant to wind and algae.

Our team also installed an ice and water shield, that serves as an underlayment to roofs that will protect any vulnerable areas from water and ice damage. Lastly, we also installed an X30 synthetic felt, which will serve as another layer protection from the elements. It is tough, safe, and repels water compared to ordinary felt. 

The entire project only took a day. This chicken coop is a great example of how a quality roof can make a difference. With this roof replacement, our client can now enjoy the new roof for much longer. They will also no longer have to worry about the roof giving out, as it is now safer and sturdier. It will save them more money in the long run, since it can prevent any expensive water damage.

Do you also want a brand new roof? Big or small, we will take care of it. Call us now at 503-732-7663 and we will provide the best roof services you deserve.

Addressing the Dangers of Roof Leaks in Canby OR

Roof leaks might not sound too dangerous, but they are a serious hazard that can ruin your home. The more you procrastinate repairing a roof leak, the more the damage gets worse. One tiny leak ignored over time can result in interior mold, ceiling damage, fall hazards, wasted energy, compromised structural integrity and more. The costs will pile up, leaving you with a hole in your pocket.

It is best to always be on the lookout for roofing leaks, just like a homeowner we recently serviced in Canby, Oregon. Let’s see how our team handled it.

Worn Out and Leaking Roof in Canby Needs to be Replaced 

Dawn, our client in Canby, had noticed how her roof was leaking. Normally, a small leak will just need a roof repair but her roof was already showing signs of the passage of time. The problem was much bigger than just a tiny leak.

Most standard roofs last only until 25 years. If you keep encountering problems like roof leaks, curling or cracking shingles, and sagging roofs, you would need to call a roofing contractor right away. That is exactly what Dawn did, because she knew that the experts at Boss Exteriors could check and assess whether she only needed a quick fix or something more. After checking the entire roof, we saw that it had already reached its life expectancy. It would be much more beneficial for it to be removed instead of patching it up just for it to spring a leak again.

Quick and Effective Roof Replacement

Our team started by completely tearing off the old roof. We then replaced it starting with a new synthetic underlayment, which captures a lot less heat and won’t curl in the cold compared to ordinary felt used in other roofing. Our team then installed a new ice and water shield, which protects the roof’s vulnerable areas from ice and water damage. The new metal flashing we added will move the flow of any water away from the roof’s most critical areas. Lastly, the Owens Corning Duration shingles top it all off for a classic look that will last the homeowner for years. The project was completed in a mere two days.

All of this comes with a 50-year warranty, which is the best warranty we have. And considering that Dawn had lost her husband recently, we helped her out by giving her a huge discount. We will always go above and beyond to ensure our clients are happy and safe. Now, she and her family have a new roof to protect them without having to break the bank!

If you are in a similar situation as Dawn, don’t panic. You can always reach out to our roofing contractors at Boss Exteriors for a professional opinion. We will put together a solution with your best interests in mind so that we can complete your project, on time and on budget.

Do you also want a brand new roof? Call us now at 503-732-7663 and we will provide the best roof services you deserve.

Expert Roofing Replacement in Oregon City

Roofing in its prime will be able to protect you and your loved ones from the elements, whether it be strong winds or blazing heat. Unfortunately, not all roofs last forever. Many factors can affect your roof’s performance. These include nearby trees, water damage, poor ventilation, and many more. But there is one factor that wears down roofs, and it is fairly common—old age.

Roofing materials have lifespans. Often, shingles will lose their protective features over time. They curl up and become more prone to weather damage. And when roofs become too old, you can no longer repair them and need a complete reroofing.

Replacing a 25-year-old Roof in Oregon City

For this week’s project, we worked with a homeowner named Susan. Her roof was 25 years old and now showing the typical signs of wear. The fiberglass in her roof was already exposed, resulting in extra loose granules found in the gutters.

Issues like the above should be addressed right away. A variety of things can happen if you delay necessary repairs or replacements. You would subject your home to water damage, which is the bare minimum that could happen. If worse comes to worst, your entire home could collapse because you failed to replace your roof. 

Susan was concerned about the state her roof was in. She did not want to risk any damage to her belongings. Neither did she want to put herself and her family in danger. Thus, she reached out to our team of expert roofers since one of her neighbors, who we previously serviced, had referred us to her. We’ve handled many projects like this before, so we knew exactly what to do.

Installing a Completely New and Much More Durable Roof

First, we started with a complete roof tear-off. We then repaired and replaced the synthetic underlayment with an ice and water shield. This will prevent any possible damage that could be caused by wind-driven rain or ice dams. Next, we repaired and replaced the damaged metal flashing with Owens Corning Duration shingles. This material is actually one of America’s most recommended roofing products, which is why we often use it in our projects. It also comes with a 30-year warranty, guaranteeing our services in case anything happens. All of this took only two days.

If you want to stay on top of any roofing issues you have, we suggest a yearly inspection and maintenance from Boss Exteriors. This way, you can avoid any costly repairs in the future if problems get worse. At the first sign your roof needs repair or replacement, we are the team for the job!

Do you also want a brand new roof? Call us now at 503-732-7663 and we will provide the best roof services you deserve.

Making Old Roof Look Like New in Portland, Oregon

Everyone knows that the roof is in charge of shielding the house’s residents from rain and snow. But did you know that there is more to roofs than meets the eye?

Not all people know that roofs also contribute to the temperature inside our homes. Roof vents can regulate the air that comes in and goes out of your home, especially during hot summers and cold winters. Your roof also protects your home from all sorts of damage, whether it be mold on the siding or erosion beneath the foundation. It even resists harsh winds from hurricanes and tornadoes, as well as shields you from direct exposure to the sunlight’s radiation.

While these are the main power points of the roof, a worn-out one will perform significantly poorer than a well-maintained one. With the rainy season on its last leg and winter fast approaching, now would be the best time to get your roof repaired or replaced, just like what our customer had us do.

A New Roof for a New Resident in Portland, Oregon

Our client, who is a fresh face in the neighborhood, was concerned the roof on their new home would experience damage once harsher weather sets in. That would definitely not be a good start in their new home, so they gave us a call.

We took note of the client’s concern regarding the roof and weather, so we checked what sections of the roof would need fixing. Unfortunately, a simple repair was not enough for this project–the roof was so worn out that it needed to be replaced completely. With that in mind, we decided it would be best to re-roof the house instead of simply repairing it for our customers to avoid any further issues. It has to be done as soon as possible as well–any delays could expose the roof to more unwanted damage.

Once the plan was set, we went ahead and removed all layers of the old asphalt shingles. We then installed new flashing on all the house’s eaves and rake edges, followed by the removal of the chimney and the installation of ridge vents.

Once this was all done, we then installed their brand new 50-year roof using Owens Corning Black. We chose 50-year roofing material as it is made up of heavier and thicker premium asphalt shingles that come with a higher wind rating. Compared to typical asphalt shingles, these are durable enough to withstand the toughest, harshest weather that our client’s home may encounter.

Our client will also enjoy the added benefits of enjoying cooler days inside their homes during summer, and warmer ones during winter, thanks to the proper ventilation provided by both the roof and the ridge vents we have installed.

Of course, an excellent roof also needs an excellent gutter to further protect homes. If you didn’t know it yet, our home’s gutters prevent erosion and basement flooding, protect the landscaping and erosion, as well as other great benefits. While the gutter was not within the scope of the project, we decided to replace 250lf of the gutter for this homeowner free of charge as a special valued customer discount. Consider that as our house warming gift to them, a friendly gesture to show we are always ready to help in case their roof acts up in the future.

With a brand-new roof and upgraded gutters, our client does not need to worry about harsh weather anymore. Do you also want a stress-free roof? Call us now at 503-732-7663 and we will provide the best roof services you deserve.

This Week: Providing Quality Roofing Services in Portland, Oregon

Have you ever wondered how many years has your roof served its purpose? Like all things, roofs can also experience wear and tear through time, and sometimes, this wear and tear can cause problems for homeowners especially with the harsher weather at this time of year.

Here are some signs that your roof may not be in tip-top shape:

  • You notice leaking during or after a particularly rainy day. Your roof is probably suffering from holes and other damage that allows water to flow into your home.
  • Your roof has rotted sections. These need to be replaced because they may lead to worse structural damage.
  • There are mold and mildew growing on your roof. Water leaks and rotting roof materials are breeding grounds for bacteria which can cause respiratory and skin issues for the family.

It’s important to check your roof to see if there are any signs of damage. Whether your house needs a simple roof repair or the damage is so bad that you need a roof replacement, delaying either can lead to a number of problems. Check out how this week’s featured client avoided any further issues with an effective roof replacement from our team.

Out with the Old, In with the New Roof in Portland, Oregon

Our client called us over to take a look at his home’s roof. He had just moved into the house and he didn’t expect that the roof would be very old and badly damaged. It was apparent that he needed to get the roof replaced before the weather had set in.

After a thorough inspection, we were able to determine the best type of roof for our client’s situation. Although there are many types of roofing materials available, you need to keep what kind of weather the roof will be dealing with in mind. For this home, we went with a 50-year roof as it doesn’t just last longer, but it can also withstand the harsh weather better. ‘Weather’ or not it’s hot or cold, the 50-year roof can take what nature has to give it. 

The first step involved removing all layers of the roof’s old asphalt shingles. We then installed new flashing on all eaves as well as rake edges. The eave flashing’s job is protecting the facade from different weather conditions, while the rake edges are responsible for keeping the flow of water away from down the side of your home, directing it off the roof and down to the ground below instead.

Our team then removed the old chimney and installed the ridge vents, the most cost-effective roof vents available that allow warm, humid air to escape a building’s attic. Last but not the least, we installed the 50-year roof using Owens Corning Black. The entire project only took us 2 whole days from start to finish.

Not only did we get rid of the old worn-out roof, but we were also able to replace it with a brand new, durable roof with a sleek design. Now our client’s home is ready for the upcoming bad weather while being the envy of the neighborhood! 

A roof is the crowning glory of your home, call us at 503-732-7663 for any repairs or replacements needed!

Providing Quality Roof Repair for Homeowners in Oregon City

Have you ever tried sleeping through a stormy night? It feels safer inside our homes, but would you still feel secure and comfortable if your roof is leaking throughout the storm?

No matter how well-built a house is, a badly-made roof can destroy it in no time. Our roof must be as sturdy as our home’s foundations as it receives plenty of external damage. We should pick out a material that will last long so we don’t lose sleep because of roof leaks.

Roof leaks are not only annoying, but they also pose many risks to our safety and health. When it rains, damaged roofing will end up collecting water which will leave room for mold and mildew to grow. This can harm your lungs and skin, even triggering allergies. Certain types of mold are also known to be extremely toxic to pets and children. The moisture can even cause electric sparks that lead to fire damage—even one small drop of water is enough to cause an electric shortage!

Even if you think a few drops of rainwater from the roof are nothing to worry about, you need to re-evaluate your home’s condition and consider getting your roof inspected and fixed accordingly, just like our featured client this week. Read on to learn how we helped them protect their home and family’s safety.

Bringing Quality Roofs to Oregon City

Our client, Barbara, has construction work experience and knows all about roof leaks and how dangerous they are if left unattended. Her home is very important to her so she needed a roof that would serve her for a long time. Barbara wanted to entrust this project to a company that can match her expectations, and there were several options for her home project. In the end, she called us to accomplish the task because of our experience in the industry as well as our professional expertise. 

This roof repair was nothing new to us, as we’ve worked with many homeowners who were in a similar situation. The first step was to do a full tear-off, where we removed the old material from her roof which was showing signs of wear and tear. We replaced a total of three slightly damaged plywood sheets with a new, more durable material. Our team made sure not to leave any trash around after we did our job. It only took our crew only two days to finish everything from start to clean up.

With their new quality roof installed, our client and her family can now live comfortably without having to worry about any future leaks.

At Boss Exteriors, our aim is to make our customer’s lives better. Thus, we take care of all aspects of the projects we handle to ensure 101 % customer satisfaction. If you need a roof replacement, talk to our experts today by calling 503-732-7663 and experience the best roofing services in the area.

Giving Homes the Best Roofs Possible in Hillsboro

Getting a roofing project done by professionals is always the best way to save on money, time, and effort while getting the job done right. However, choosing the best option out of multiple contractors can be like solving a Rubix cube. You need to be careful about who you pick so you don’t end up wasting your time without even solving your roof problems.

Have you ever had a terrible experience with a less-than-professional contractor? Don’t worry. Not all companies are awful.

Here at Boss Exteriors, we take pride in our work and etiquette when it comes to handling our projects. Our team wants to make sure that we maintain both the professionalism and the quality of our output at the same time. We always put ourselves in our customer’s shoes so that we know exactly what kind of service and the result they want. No one wants to spend money on subpar results—we want each penny spent to be worth it after all, don’t we?

Tim, this week’s featured client, called us about wanting a new roof for his home. But he was careful and skeptical about hiring us or any other company in particular after witnessing his neighbor’s project get mishandled by a different roofing contractor in the past. Not only did the contractors ruin his neighbor’s siding, but they also didn’t bother cleaning up after themselves. They left with garbage and debris lying around! Let’s see how Boss Exteriors changed Tim’s mind about roofing contractors.

Changing the Roof and Earning the Customer’s Trust in Hillsboro, Oregon

It’s our duty and responsibility to earn our customer’s full trust before working on any project. Before starting anything, it’s always best to smoothen any issues beforehand so that the process goes smoothly. We made sure to handle this project very respectfully by exceeding our client’s roof expectations. This is how it went!

Our first step was to see what type of materials would work best for Tim’s roof replacement. We decided to go with installing a durable 50-year roof durable using Owens Corning shingles in Duration Green. Not only will these shingles last longer through the passage of time, but the vibrant color will also stand out without looking too extreme or out of place.

We were very careful while working on this project. Our team made sure to clean up after working on the project so that no trash would be left lying around. Tim’s property was treated with the utmost respect, which made him so happy that he called us up at the office just to tell us how satisfied he was with our services! He was so impressed with the finished roof that he even bought beer for the entire crew after the job was done.

At first, Tim was very cautious but we were able to gain his trust. Because of our professional attitude and our keen eye for detail, our team was able to successfully install his 50-year roof. His new roof is now more durable than the previous one.

At Boss Exteriors, our aim is to make our customer’s lives better. Thus, we take care of all aspects of the projects we handle to ensure 101 % customer satisfaction. If you need a roof replacement, talk to our experts today by calling 503-732-7663 and experience the best roofing services in the area.

Washington Roofing Projects that Ensure Your Home is Protected

Let’s talk about roofs. Everyone knows that they are one of the most essential parts of a house responsible, for protecting us from rain or intense sunlight. And with that all the exposure roofs get, we expect them to be durable. They should be, especially if you are not on your home, and even more when you are away for a long time! Could you imagine your roof breaking during the rainy or cold season while you’re on vacation, and you come back to see the inside of your home damaged by the weather?

Not only does your roof give you protection, but a good roof also increases your home’s asset value. It helps save energy, and in extension, money. And as your house’s hat (or hair?), it beautifies your home and shows off your sense of style.

Considering that your roof is your home’s shield against all weather conditions, roof maintenance should be a priority.  Unfortunately, people often forget that roofs need maintenance, too. As tough as our roofs seem, they do have weak points. Neglecting your roof will lead to issues that might seem small at first (like a leak) but could become a catalyst for more house problems.

It would be more cost-effective to take care of any roof problems early, rather than treat the issues that they lead to at a later time. This was the main concern of our snowbird client Norm, which prompted him to call Boss Exteriors! Let’s see how we helped him.

Fortifying a Roof in Battle Ground, WA to Prepare for “Migration”

Norm and his wife live in their cozy home in Battle Ground, Washington. As comfortable as it is even during the colder months, they are snowbirds that prefer staying at their house in warmer Arizona whenever winter comes. Because of this, they would end up leaving their Washington home for several months, so they wanted to take precautions that would ensure their home was just as they left it once they returned.

Being away for months meant there would be no one left at home to check on anything. They would not be able to monitor their roof for problems like leaks and cracks, which could cause bigger problems like mold and disease-carrying pests. With a 25-year-old roof, Norm and wife have decided that it was time for a roof replacement.

Our team came in and removed their old shingles, replacing them with Owens Corning Duration Driftwood shingles. Owens Corning Duration Driftwood shingles are that are resistant to wind and fire, among other benefits. We always choose premium roofing materials for all our projects to ensure that our client’s homes are safe and protected. This was put together into a 50-year roof for maximum durability. This type of roof will last for a longer period of time as it utilizes tougher materials.

With the combination of the new roof’s longer lifespan and durability, Norm and his wife no longer have to worry about their Washington home becoming vulnerable to the weather. Instead, they can just enjoy their time in Arizona knowing full well that their 50-year roof is protecting the interior of their home.

Talk to us today and get the roof upgrade your home needs. All you need to do is reach out Boss Exteriors by calling us at 503-732-7663 and get that project done like a Boss!

Cost-Effective Siding Repair for an Estacada Home

Is there any damage to the exterior of your home that you want to be fixed, but you don’t exactly have a lot of money to spend on repairs? Don’t worry, that’s a situation we bet plenty of homeowners can relate to.

Our houses, no matter how beautiful they look now, will eventually be subject to the ravages of time. If you inspect your home’s exterior closely, you may see cracks and misalignments that, if left unattended, may cause serious problems. Thus, keeping your house in tip-top shape is a necessity. But while you want to fix the issues outside your home as soon as possible, you should also consider the costs along the way.

Budget limitations are something we expertly addressed in this week’s project. Read on to see that quality repairs are attainable, without breaking the bank!

High Quality Yet Affordable Siding Repair Services in Estacada

Our client Ronny called us because his home’s old-school T1-11 siding was showing signs of wear and tear–there was bubbling, buckling, and warping! Because of the failing siding, he was starting to have water problems which can lead to MORE damage. With these issues present, Ronny had reached out to several companies for help. These contractors gave him the option of replacing all of the siding with brand new ones, which of course wasn’t great news for his wallet.

After discussing things with Ronny, we put ourselves in the homeowner’s shoes and offered an alternative, cost-effective solution that would only require 14 sheets to be replaced. We could leave the rest of the siding that was perfectly fine alone, allowing us to get the job done without compromising quality.

Our team installed Hardie Plus siding in Boothbay Blue and trimmed the windows, doors, and corners in Arctic white for a classic combination. Not only this reduces the number of sidings to be replaced tremendously, but it even also cuts the need to buy paint as a bonus because the Hardie Plus siding was already pre-painted.

Whenever you get something repaired in your home, you have to consider the quality-to-cost ratio of the materials that you will use. Our end goal at Boss Exteriors is to find a material that will benefit the homeowner in the long run without crippling their budget, thus we always work with very reliable materials. Take a look at Ronny’s repair job, for instance. We know that the Hardie Plus sidings are both sturdier and cheaper compared to other siding brands.

With the new siding and trim in place, Ronny could not express his gratitude enough for not only having a quality fix but also saving money and effort in the process. You could say that Ronny is very happy about the improvements!

Our services at Boss Exteriors focus on client communication. We make sure that we look at the problem from different angles before we start the job to give our clients the best solution tailored to their needs and budget.

If you want to level up your home’s exterior, or are looking for more cost-effective ways to repair any damage, all you need to do is reach out Boss Exteriors. Call us today at 503-732-7663 and get that project done like a Boss!