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Bridgman Roof & Needle Guard Project

Location: 3827 Strawberry Row Bridgman MI  49106

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper: CertainTeed LandMark Pro Weathered Wood Lifetime Warranty Shingles and Light Bronze Needle Guard Gutter Covers

Products Installed: CertainTeed LandMark Pro Weathered Wood Lifetime Warranty Shingles and Light Bronze Needle Guard Gutter Covers

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as roofing contractors in Bridgman Michigan removed and replaced this roof as well 3 others in this neighborhood that were due to be replaced. The homeowner had reported no past roof leaks or problems areas with excessive ice build up. But the shingles due to inadequate ventilation had experienced excessive granule loss and were brittle with areas of mold, mildew and moss on the shingles. As you can see from the photos it is typical of homes that have both ridges and hips that we also vent the hips as well to ensure proper exhaust venting. Manufacturers all require proper ventilation to validate their new shingle warranty.

As roofing contractors in BridgmanMichiganDennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper specializes in residential roofing and the installation of Lifetime Warranty (50 Year Warranty) Shingles that includes a 50 Year 100% Transferable Labor & Material Warranty backed by CertainTeed without any Prorating during the life of the shingles.

The Benefits of the Dennison Exterior Solutions & CertainTeed Integrity Roof System

A quality roofing system involves the underlayments, shingles, accessory products, and ventilation all working together. Day after day, year after year.

At Dennison Exterior Solutions & CertainTeed, We call that the Integrity Roof System

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as roofing contractors in BridgmanMichigan we use the Integrity Roof System, which is designed to provide optimum performance — no matter how bad weather conditions are. After all, better quality shingles mean longer-lasting roofs. Add in underlayment and accessory products, and you’ve got a roof system that really works.

When you choose a Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Integrity Roof System you gain the advantage of having CertainTeed as your single manufacturing source to stand behind its roof system components.

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Shingles

Most of Dennison Exterior Solution & Gutter Topper customers choose the LandMark Pro Shingles, which were engineered to outperform ordinary roofing shingles in every category; Landmark PRO boasts the rich hues and stunning dimensionality of CertainTeed’s Max Def color technology. Good looks aside, this dimensional laminate shingle is built to last, with two layers of high-quality roofing asphalt and an industry leading lifetime limited transferrable warranty.

  • Replicate the appearance of cedar shake roofing, with the added flexibility of a colorful palette to choose from
  • Fifteen year StreakFighter® algae-resistance warranty
  • Enhanced warranty available when installed by Dennison Exterior Solutions which is a CertainTeed credentialed contractor
  • 110mph Wind Resistance warranty

Underlayments

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper: CertainTeed LandMark Pro Weathered Wood Lifetime Warranty Shingles and Light Bronze Needle Guard Gutter Covers

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Winter Guard Ice & Water Shield

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper uses CertainTeed’s WinterGuard waterproofing shingle underlayment, which is the solution for winning the battle against water penetration in your roof’s most vulnerable places. WinterGuard is a composite material of asphalt polymers, formed into a rolled sheet. The asphalt makes it vapor-tight, and the polymers make the asphalt elastic and sticky. This protective barrier is able to stretch and seal around nails driven through it. Placing WinterGuard a minimum of 24″ past the interior wall line at the eave provides your first line of defense.

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper installs Winter Guard six feet up the roofline from all eave edges, where all lower roofs meet any walls and around all roof ‘ shingle penetrations such as furnace / water heater vent stacks, soil pipes, chimneys, antenna satellite fasteners, skylights and any other protrusions through the roof. This process eliminates all potential future callbacks.

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper Winter Guard seals the roof against infiltration of water into the home due to ice dams and wind-driven rain that also seals water-tight around each nail that is driven through it. The sand surface of Winter Guard also provides a huge safety factor for installers while walking on top of the shield.

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper CertainTeed’s Diamond Deck Synthetic Felt

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper uses CertainTeed’s Diamond Deck high performance synthetic felt is applied to the entire roof surface that is not already covered the Winter Guard ice and water shield. This Best-in-Class underlayment’s performance in terms of both weather protection and contractor safety is unsurpassed.

Diamond Deck has exceptional dimensional stability compared to standard 15lb or 30lb felt underlayment, which can wrinkle when it becomes wet and “telegraph” those wrinkles through to the shingles applied over it detracting from the beauty of your homes new shingles. Diamond Deck eliminates this problem and it special top surface treatment provide excellent slip resistance, even when wet for contractor safety.

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper CertainTeed’s

Ventilation Products: 12” Filtered Vent with an External Baffle and Intake Vent

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper: CertainTeed LandMark Pro Weathered Wood Lifetime Warranty Shingles and Light Bronze Needle Guard Gutter Covers

Designed with an internal weather filter and external baffles, CertainTeed® filtered Ridge Vent proves that outstanding beauty and performance can be combined. Less than an inch in height, this slim molded, high-impact copolymer shingle-over ridge vent permits capping of the ridge with shingles like the rest of the roof. CertainTeed Ridge Vents combined with sufficient intake vents, such as CertainTeed Intake Vent, are the most efficient and effective systems you can install that will help validate the new shingles warranty and save you energy which save you money 24/7.  Works year-round to ventilate the attic. Provides evenly distributed ventilation along the entire underside of the roof. Provides a higher volume of airflow per square foot of attic area than any other fixed-vent system and is designed to maximize airflow across the entire underside of roof sheathing. Changes in wind direction have no significant effect on vent performance and is wind driven rain resistant up to 110 MPH.

CertainTeed’s Intake Vent provides continuous intake airflow at the roof’s edge and provides proper intake ventilation for homes with little or no overhang. It’s a rooftop installed, shingle-over intake vent that can be used to supplement existing soffit or under eave vents. CertainTeed Ridge Vent combined with sufficient intake vents, such as CertainTeed Intake Vent, are the most efficient and effective systems you can install.

Please don’t hesitate to call us for a free inspection, review of your proposal today. Our office will return your call promptly and setup an appointment with you to inspect, measure and review your customized proposal and answer any questions you may have about our products and installations.

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as roof repair contractors in Bridgman Michigan has well over 5,000 satisfied customers in the Western Michigan and Northern Indiana areas. Our average customer satisfaction ratings are superior to any other contractor in the area with a 5 Star rating and and “A” rating from our customers.

Needle Guard – Gutter Protection

While the Needle Guard gutter cover was specifically engineered to be installed over your existing gutters Dennison Exterior Solutions  & Gutter Topper as gutter guard contractors in Bridgman Michigan recommends that we replace your gutters if your current gutter system was originally installed with the outdated spike and ferrule fastener system as those systems are almost impossible to be adjusted for proper drainage.

If your existing gutter system is in relatively good shape Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper as gutter contractors in Bridgman Michigan our installation methods includes a Gutter Tuneup that includes “dry” cleaning out your existing gutters, repitching them where and if they need to be and resealing any leaking seams that the homeowner points out to us. This fee also includes taking over responsibility for your existing gutter system as well if the system is relatively new so that you won’t have to call the original gutter company. We also specialize in installing new seamless aluminum gutters and downspouts as well if you need new gutters.

Why is the Needle Guard in this case Superior when Compared to other Gutter Covers?

Dennison Exterior Solutions & Gutter Topper: CertainTeed LandMark Pro Weathered Wood Lifetime Warranty Shingles and Light Bronze Needle Guard Gutter Covers

While there are many gutter guard systems on the market today only the Needle Guard gutter guard was specifically designed to handle pine needles. Pine needles have always been a problem for gutter protection products – until now!  Their small size would slip through the cracks and prevent the gutter protection system from working properly.

The Needle Guard gutter cover was specifically designed to combat the problems caused by pine needles. Micro-perforations allow the rainwater to enter the gutter, while at the same time, keeping the pine needles from clogging up the system.

Homeowners have been looking for a cost effective, hassle-free way to eliminate the clogs that pine needles can cause in their gutter systems.  But at the same time, they wanted a product that would stand up to everything Mother Nature could throw at it.  The Needle Guard can handle 17” of rainfall per hour.  That’s 34 feet of rain in one day!  And because of the heavy gauge aluminum from which the product is manufactured, you can be sure it will stand up to heavy snow and ice.

The Needle Guard installs over your existing gutters and actually strengthens your gutter system. It looks great with any type of roof and fits 5” and 6” gutters.

How the Needle Guard Keeps You Safe!

The Needle Guard is a permanent solution to having to constantly climb dangerous rickety old ladders putting your health at risk to keep you gutters clean.

Every year, over 100,000 homeowners fall from ladders and are seriously injured. Many fall from heights as low as 10 feet and spend an average of  $4,000 on hospital co-pays, prescription drugs, lost wages, and physical therapy. *

Ask yourself, is it worth the risk?

  •  The Needle Guard costs less than this to install on an average single-story home
  •  There could be additional long-term health effects resulting from the fall Safety is one of the smartest reasons for installing Gutter Topper on your home.
  • Statistics from: Consumer Protection Agency and OSHA

How the Needle Guard Protects You & Your Home

  • Besides protecting you from climbing a ladder to clean out your gutters year after year, the Needle Guard protects your property by eliminating clogged gutters.
  • Helps stop gutter overflows that could damage landscaping, walls foundation, and basement
  • Keeps birds and pests from nesting in gutters
  • Helps protect against harmful mold, mildew and rot
  • Custom fit and attractive design
  • Attached to your gutters and house, it strengthens your existing gutters
  • Available in 3 standard colors
  • Low-profile that blends into the roofline
  • No unsightly mounting brackets or hangers

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