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When it Rains Hard, My Roof Leaks

Roof Leaks When It Rains Hard Min

Your roof should be the barrier between you and the outside elements. If your roof is leaking enough for you to notice, it would suggest that there may be a serious problem with the integrity of your roof. If you notice that your roof is leaking, it may be tempting to brush it off as a minor issue, especially if it only leaks during very severe storms.

By doing so, you run the risk of developing severe problems; with both the roof and the structural integrity of your home. Instead, do the smart thing and give Nelson Contracting a call on (402) 464-2418. We’ll be able to diagnose and repair your roof leak, from roof vent leaks during heavy downpours to a ceiling leak from rain and everything in between. Read more

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Signs of a Bad Roofing Job You Should Know About

Bad Roofing Job Min

Replacing or installing a roof is an expensive project, but as with many things, you get what you pay for. Many people will shop around until they find the lowest quoted price possible, wanting to save money overall. The problem is that these companies usually offer that price for a reason; they will cut corners at every turn to minimize expenses, and the final result is a bad roofing job. Read more

Attic Insulation

Is My Attic Properly Insulated?

Attic Insulation

Most homeowners assume that the primary use of their attic is extra storage space for their house. However, the primary purpose of an attic is to regulate the temperature of your roof. Ideally, this is achieved through efficient attic insulation and ventilation techniques. Read more

Ceiling Stains

I See a Water Stain on my Ceiling – Do I Have a Roof Leak?

Ceiling Stains

Every homeowner’s worst nightmare is a leaky roof. Maybe your town just experienced a once-in-a-decade mega rainstorm, or maybe that roof shingle you hadn’t gotten around to replacing finally let the water come streaming in. Regardless of the cause, a leaking roof can be a serious pain. If you need immediate assistance, call Nelson Contracting (402) 464-2418. Read more

If You Have a Leaking Roof Pipe Vent, Get It Fixed

What is a Roof Pipe Vent?

A roof pipe vent in a home allows gases from the structure, particularly from the kitchen and bathrooms, to escape and keep the airflow circulating within. These are a necessary component of any house to keep the building fresh and healthy to inhabit. Read more

Prevent Roof Rot

How to Prevent Roof Rot with These Simple Tips

Prevent Roof Rot

As a homeowner, one of the worst things that can happen to your home is having a rotting roof. Not only is it often expensive to repair, but it can also allow rain or snow to leak in through the ceiling and cause further damage to the interior of your house. Additionally, a rotten roof can lead to more serious complications such as mold or other toxic substances invading your home. If you have an emergency, call Nelson Contracting at (402) 464-2418. Read more

Remove Snow From Roof

The Proper Way To Remove Snow From Your Roof

Remove Snow From Roof

If you live in Nebraska, part of your regular roof maintenance inevitably involves clearing off snow.

Allowing too much heavy snow and ice to accumulate without taking the trouble to remove it can be extremely damaging. In the best scenario, you’ll end up needing to get your roof repaired. Heavy snowfall combined with neglect can cause the whole structure to fail. If this happens, you will need a complete roof replacement.
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Prevent Ice Dam Roof

How to Prevent an Ice Dam on My Roof

Prevent Ice Dam Roof

If you’re a homeowner in an area of the US that sees a lot of snow during the winter, it’s not if but when you’ll experience your first ice dam. This thick buildup of ice begins at the edge of the roof and grows upward toward the ridge, sometimes covering as much as 10 feet of shingles. Read more

Roof Flashing

Why is Roof Flashing Necessary? What Does it Do?

Roof Flashing

Roof flashing is an essential component of your roof. It secures the joints and edges of your roof as well as places where water accumulates like valleys between roof sections. High-quality flashing that is properly installed will direct water away from the vulnerable roofing area and towards the water drainage system.

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Prevent Roof Collapse

Look for These Signs Before a Roof Collapse

Prevent Roof Collapse

Roofs typically deteriorate over time because of their reliance on structural support and exposure to moisture and the elements. If you don’t maintain and care for your property’s roof, eventually, it will collapse.

A roof does not, however, collapse overnight. A collapsing roof is the result of multiple structural issues that develop over time. Long before a roof collapse, it will exhibit warning signs that indicate the need for a repair job. In this post, Nelson Contracting will be discussing the signs that you should look for before a roof collapse.

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