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Gutters and Downspouts are designed to drain rainwater away from your home or building without causing damage to your foundation, basement, landscaping, or other building materials.  An effective gutter and downspout system includes a number of different accessories, including splash guards, leaf guards, end caps,...

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10 Components of a Successful Gutter System

Gutters and Downspouts are designed to drain rainwater away from your home or building without causing damage to your foundation, basement, landscaping, or other building materials.  An effective gutter and downspout system includes a number of different accessories, including splash…



metal thermal movement






Understanding Thermal Movement

Understanding thermal movement in residential metal roof systems is key to long-term performance Roofing contractors often are amazed at the time-tested craftsmanship of sheet-metal systems that are removed from historical structures. It’s not uncommon for some of these systems to…



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Ice Dams

Several factors contributed to problem roofing area in the photo below. Even though the shingles were in good condition and installed properly, leaks were occurring in the winter months due to ice dams. To remedy the situation, the homeowner installed…



EPDM Roof Repair






Rubber (EPDM) Roof Repair

Deer Park Roofing, Inc. was contracted to perform maintenance to this commercial property located in downtown Cincinnati. The first photo shows the Rubber (EPDM) ballasted by concrete pavers. The roof had several leaks and was in need of repair. The…








Hail Damage to Roof Systems

Hail Damage to Roof Systems Hail storms can cause significant damage to all types of roofing systems, including asphalt shingles. Hail damage to roofs can be identified by discovering distress marks on the surface of the roof. In the case…








Shingle Recycling Program

Something New to Recycle – Your Old Roof Deer Park Roofing is doing everything we can to reduce our carbon footprint and develop sustainable practices, including asphalt shingle recycling. Landfills everywhere are overflowing with construction debris and recycling an old…