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5 Reasons To Get Your Roof Done in Spring

Springtime can be the perfect time to get your new roof. With the warming temperatures and the lesser chance of snow, the spring can be the perfect time to give your home an update. Ice dams that we saw all winter could be a huge pain, but since then, we have seen most of the […]

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Our Winter/Spring Roof Maintenance Guide

Spring maintenance can be a bit difficult, and with the weather, that has been consistently going on in Massachusetts, and New England in general, we can see that it has been quite the issue. We offer a huge variety of services at Burke Roofs, from Emergency Snow & Ice Dam Removal, to New Roof Installation. […]

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How to Care for a Commercial Roof

Getting a Roof Inspection is something that you should be doing yearly, to ensure that your building is up to code. This yearly inspection should be done by a professional, as it is important to make sure that your building is safe for all individuals entering and exiting. This being said, there are actually quite […]

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What Roofing Material is Most Energy Efficient?

In a short response, many materials are relatively energy efficient and many are not as energy efficient. What really matters in terms of energy efficiency is the coating and color of the material and not necessarily the material itself. You could have all white shingles, as well as shingles with a coating on top and […]

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How Can Spring Affect Your Roof?

April showers bring May flowers, but did you know that this type of weather can really affect your roof? Roofing is typically very durable, especially during the wintertime. Any type of roofing typically holds up the weight of snow, as well as the winds blowing this snow off the roof, but roofing does have a […]

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Why Should I Install A Flat Roof?

Flat Roofs can be generally beneficial to your home, especially if a there is a natural disaster in your area. If you are in need of a roof as soon as possible, a flat roof may be the best option for you, and ultimately lead to you never looking back from a great decision. Flat […]

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How Do I Deal With Water Damage?

Water damage can be a huge issue, especially in the wintertime, and even more so in New England. One of the most prevalent signs of water damage is water stains that you sometimes see on ceilings. Let’s take a look at some of the signs of water damage, as well as some of the things […]

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How Can Snow Affect My Roof

During the wintertime, especially in New England, we have a lot of snow. But what are the effects of it and how do we deal with it? Well, one of the worst effects is ice dams, which are created a bit after the snow has accumulated on the roof. Let’s talk a bit more about […]

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Rubber Roofing in the Winter

The winter can be a troublesome time for roofing, especially when it comes to rubber roofing. It can not be installed and should not be fixed during the winter season due to many different factors. It can not be installed due to the adhesive used to “glue” down the seams. The glue should not be […]

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How Does Hail Affect My Roof?

Hail is essentially chunks of frozen rail that fall down in clumps. These clumps of ice can cause a lot of damage to your roof, especially for shingle roofs. The damage may not be immediately noticeable but it can cause a huge problem in the long-term. One of the ways you can tell that your […]

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