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The Roof Life of Oregon Official Blog

Roofing is complicated, but we hope you find value in the various topics and posts we’ve procured over the years from our exceptional service to the Greater Portland Metro. If you have any additional questions, please Contact Us.

Roof Maintenance for Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles are one of the most popular roofing materials in the United States and with good reason. They are affordable, stylish, easy to install, durable, and available in a …

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The Costs of Different Roof Types

When choosing a roof type, you have several choices for shingles: Asphalt Cedar Tile Metal Synthetic (Composite) How Roof Types are Priced Roof installations are priced per “square,” which is …

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Say What?! Roof Jargon Explained.

Roof jargon can be overwhelming, and honestly, a lot of roofers will use it to confuse you. Roof Life of Oregon is here to do the opposite of that. We …

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Warning Against Using Architectural Shingles on Shiplap Roofs

Recently, I had to stand in a client’s kitchen and tell him that his seven-year-old roof needed to replaced. The culprit? An architectural shingle on top of a shiplap deck. …

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Why Are My Shingles Lifting?

If you have a lift in the middle of your roof with nothing around it, it could be a plywood pop, a sure sign of your shingles lifting.  When you …

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Some Companies Will Do Anything for a Quick Buck

Homeowners often call us and say, “I have this horrible moss on my roof. Can you make you it look nicer?”  We always inspect the roof to evaluate what, if …

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Roofing Mistakes: Architectural Shingles on Low-Slope

Modern architectural shingles should not be used on a low-slope roof. Water will eventually work its way under the shingles, and you’ll end up with a leaking roof. Architects design …

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Watch: What Causes Faulty Ridge Caps?

  Daniel explains what a ridge cap is and why it fails. https://www.rooflife-oregon.com//get-a-free-estimate/portland-roof-maintenance-inspection/

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Would you Believe your Roof Moves?

     Have you ever looked up at your roof or your neighbor’s roof and noticed strange looking bumps or see 4 x 8 sections that look as if they are …

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