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Advantages of a RoswellRoof Repair Company
The roof is one of the most important parts of an establishment. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most neglected and forgotten as many building owners often overlook small cracks and leaks only to find greater damage in the long run. Here are reasons why you should hire a personal roof inspection and repair company to take care of one of the most important safety features of your property:
• A professional service can provide you with a great variety of services. These experts can and will do so much more than just discover and repair leaks on your roof. They can also offer a wide range of maintenance services, ranging from constructing roof flashing, repairing water damage, and replacing shingles. They can also fix other critical parts of your roofing, ranging from vent pipes and chimneys to skylights and drainage systems. They can also perform interior damage repair caused by leaky roofs to make sure that your property is in good condition from the inside out.
• Commercial roofing contractors also have an extensive supply of high quality materials that ensure reliable repair services. This means any damage repair they carry out are guaranteed to last long. Typical roofing materials available at your local hardware store are often inferior to what these companies are supplied. They often use specially designed roofing materials and finishes such as elastomeric coating, which enhance the durability and quality of roofs.
• Professional leak repair services are also cost-effective. Even when you have commercial-scale repair needs, professional services aren’t as expensive as they may seem. As a matter of fact, you will end up saving a great deal of your hard earned money by seeking the help of professional repairmen in the first place, rather than trying to fix the damage on your own. A professional roofer will not only offer you short-term solutions to your leak problems but provide you with options that will help you prevent damage in the long term. Settling for unprofessional repair work can actually cost you more in the long run, especially when the temporary repair fails and causes more irreversible damage.
• Safety is another major advantage of hiring professional commercial roofing contractors. Trying to repair building leaks can be quite dangerous. Professionals have all the right equipment, tools, and skills to make sure that repairs go well, with the safety of their workers and their clients in mind. They also guarantee protection of your property throughout the duration of the repair project.
10 Quick Tips About New Mexico Roof Repair
The roof is an integral part of any house. But just like any other part of your house, the roof is also susceptible to damages and leaks. Major leaks and damages can be repaired with the help of a professional roofer, but you can take care of the minor defects all by yourself. Here are 10 quick tips about roof repair:
1) Think of safety first
Trying to locate a leak as soon as it happens can land you in a hospital. Going up on a roof that is fully covered with snow is not the best way to find a leak. In fact, you should avoid doing the same while it is raining. When you try to temporarily mend a leak, it can prove to be very dangerous. There is no known quick-fix solution to any roofing problem. Take your time, be patient and wait for the perfect weather to do the fixing.
2) Take necessary precautions
Working on a rooftop will force you to take positions that are either uncomfortable or not safe. Just slip into a pair of rubber-soled shoes as it prevents you from slipping. Take the help of a harness and your friend for extra precaution.
3) Spray the roof
Take the garden hose in your hands and go on the roof and begin spraying in various locations across the roof to locate the leak. However, this policy is good in summers only and do not ever think of doing it during wintertime as it is never safe to spray water on the roof in freezing temperatures.
4) Keep the gutters clean
The most common cause of a roof leak is the clogged gutter. A clogged gutter will always cause buildup of water whenever there is a reasonable amount of rainfall.
5) Avoid dry rot
This problem is not exactly related to water damage but mainly due to shortage of ventilation. If the repair is right at the center of the roof then it is most likely due to deterioration of the plywood. If it is so, then the roof will begin to sag and the shingles will begin to become brittle, cracked and will eventually start to leak. If you hope to prevent dry rot then you need to install a ridge vent. However, this ridge vent will only function when a soffit vent is installed.
6) Prevent the buildup of ice
During winter, ice can easily build up under the gutters, shingles and the roof membrane. The ice generally builds back up right at the point in the line of the wall where the house is heated thereby creating an interior drip. To take care of this problem, you need to install a drip ridge along with ice and rain shields and proper ventilation.
7) Fix the roof boots
Skylights are obvious places for leaks, but one thing we miss is the necessity of having rubber boots. You can purchase a new pair of roof boots at any hardware store.
8) Inspect the materials
If the shingles are faulty then they will start to crack even after they have been successfully nailed down. Faulty installation with shingles and nails play a big part in leaks. If the nails are nailed too low then they will start pushing up. So do check your equipment before getting on the roof.
9) Check valleys
The intersection where the two roofs come together is known as a valley. These are known to be very common places for leaks because this is the place where the water from the roof accumulates and it will eventually start sloshing.
10) Eliminate leaks
Still unable to locate the leaks even after trying for the umpteenth time? Do not get discouraged easily. It is, after all, a part of the process of elimination which involves planning and loads of patience.
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The White family home, built in 1912, is now a museum.
The Chaves County courthouse
The first nonindigenous or Hispanic settlers of the area around Roswell were a group of pioneers from Missouri, who attempted to start a settlement 15 miles (24 km) southwest of what is now Roswell in 1865, but were forced to abandon the site because of a lack of water. It was called Missouri Plaza. It also had many Hispanic people from Lincoln, New Mexico. John Chisum had his famous Jingle Bob Ranch about 5 miles (8 km) from the center of Roswell, at South Spring Acres. At the time, it was the largest ranch in the United States.
Van C. Smith, a businessman from Omaha, Nebraska, and his partner, Aaron Wilburn, constructed two adobe buildings in 1869 that began what is now Roswell. The two buildings became the settlement’s general store, post office, and sleeping quarters for paying guests. In 1871, Smith filed a claim with the federal government for the land around the buildings, and on August 20, 1873, he became the town’s first postmaster. Smith was the son of Roswell Smith, a prominent lawyer in Lafayette, Indiana, and Annie Ellsworth, daughter of U.S. Patent Commissioner Henry Leavitt Ellsworth. He called the town Roswell, after his father’s first name.
In 1877, Captain Joseph Calloway Lea and his family bought out Smith and Wilburn’s claim and became the owners of most of the land of Roswell and the area surrounding it. The town was relatively quiet during the Lincoln County War (1877–1879). A major aquifer was discovered when merchant Nathan Jaffa had a well drilled in his back yard on Richardson Avenue in 1890, resulting in the area’s first major growth and development spurt. The growth continued when a railroad was built through town in 1893.
During World War II, a prisoner-of-war camp was located in nearby Orchard Park. The German prisoners of war were used to do major infrastructure work in Roswell, such as paving the banks of the North Spring River. Some POWs used rocks of different sizes to create the outline of an iron cross among the stones covering the north bank. Later, the iron cross was covered with a thin layer of concrete. In the 1980s, a crew cleaning the river bed cleared off the concrete and revealed the outline once more. The small park just south of the cross was then known as Iron Cross Park. On November 11, 1996, the park was renamed POW/MIA Park. The park displays a piece of the Berlin Wall, presented to the city of Roswell by the German Air Force.
In the 1930s, Roswell was a site for much of Robert H. Goddard’s early rocketry work. (The Roswell Museum and Art Center maintains an exhibit which includes a recreation of Goddard’s rocketry development workshop.)
Roswell was a location of military importance from 1941 to 1967. In 1967, the Walker Air Force Base was decommissioned. After the closure of the base, Roswell capitalized on its pleasant climate and reinvented itself as a retirement community.
Roswell Daily Record, July 8, 1947, announcing the “capture” of a “flying saucer”
International UFO Museum
Roswell has benefited from interest in the alleged UFO incident of 1947. It was the report of an object that crashed in the general vicinity in June or July 1947, allegedly an extraterrestrial spacecraft and its alien occupants. Since the late 1970s, the incident has been the subject of intense controversy and of a conspiracy theory regarding a classified program named “Mogul”. Many UFO proponents maintain that an alien craft was found and its occupants were captured, and that the military then engaged in a cover-up. In recent times, the business community has deliberately sought out tourists interested in UFOs, science fiction, and aliens.
In 1978-79 and 2002, Roswell was named one of the All-American cities.
Roswell hosted the record-breaking skydive by Felix Baumgartner on October 14, 2012.
Roswell is located in southeastern New Mexico about 7 mi (11 km) west of the Pecos River and some 40 mi (64 km) east of highlands that rise to the Sierra Blanca range. U.S. Routes 70, 285, and 380 intersect in the city. US 70 leads northeast 111 mi (179 km) to Clovis and 117 mi (188 km) west to Alamogordo; US 285 leads north 192 mi (309 km) to Santa Fe and south 76 mi (122 km) to Carlsbad; and US 380 leads east 134 mi (216 km) to Brownfield, Texas, and west 164 mi (264 km) to Socorro, New Mexico.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Roswell has a total area of 29.9 square miles (77.5 km2), of which 29.8 square miles (77.3 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.19%, is covered by water.
Roswell is located in the High Plains and has four very distinct seasons, giving it a BSk or BSh semiarid climate according to the Köppen climate classification. Winters are cold, but usually sunny, and snowfall is a common occurrence. Spring is mild and usually warm, but can still be cold on occasion. Summers are hot (as is common with the High Plains of New Mexico and Colorado) and, quite frequently, the temperature rises above 100 °F, which can be unpleasant. The North American monsoon occurs during the summer, and can bring torrential downpours, severe thunderstorms (with high winds and hail) and sometimes even tornadoes. The rain can provide a cooling relief from the scorching desert heat. Fall is mild and pleasant, but can be cold. Snow is possible in October and November.
The record low in Roswell is −24 °F (−31 °C) on January 11, 1962 and February 8, 1933. The record high is 114 °F (46 °C) on June 27, 1994.
[hide]Climate data for Roswell, New Mexico (Roswell Air Park), 1981–2010 normals, extremes 1893–present
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 88
Average high °F (°C) 55.1
Average low °F (°C) 26.1
Record low °F (°C) −24
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.38
Average snowfall inches (cm) 3.2
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 3.4 3.1 3.3 2.9 4.4 5.3 6.9 8.1 6.0 5.0 2.8 3.9 55.1
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 2.0 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 1.8 6.6
Average relative humidity (%) 56.8 51.1 39.7 36.5 39.6 43.2 49.1 54.1 57.6 54.0 52.7 54.5 49.1
Mean monthly sunshine hours 217.1 223.0 280.8 307.6 342.9 344.7 327.9 300.9 262.7 269.6 214.5 210.3 3,302
Percent possible sunshine 68 72 76 79 80 80 75 73 71 77 68 68 74
Source: NOAA (relative humidity 1973–1990, sun 1962–1982)
Census Pop. %±
1900 2,049 —
1910 6,172 201.2%
1920 7,033 14.0%
1930 11,173 58.9%
1940 13,482 20.7%
1950 25,738 90.9%
1960 39,593 53.8%
1970 33,908 −14.4%
1980 39,676 17.0%
1990 44,654 12.5%
2000 45,293 1.4%
2010 48,411 6.9%
Est. 2016 48,184  −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
As of the 2000 census, 45,293 people, 17,068 households, and 11,742 families resided in the city. The population density was 1,565.2 people per square mile (604.3/km²). The 19,327 housing units averaged 667.9 per square mile (257.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.96% White, 2.47% African American, 1.28% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 21.29% from other races, and 3.31% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 44.34% of the population.
Of the 17,069 households, 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were not families. About 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the city, the population was distributed as 28.5% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,252, and for a family was $31,724. Males had a median income of $26,554 versus $21,408 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,589. About 18.7% of families and 22.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.1% of those under age 18 and 13.8% of those age 65 or over.
Roswell Independent School District
Goddard High School
Roswell High School
Roswell Job Corps
New Mexico Military Institute includes four-year high school and two-year associate college degree programs.
Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell offers four-year college degree programs.
Mountain View Middle School
Mesa Middle School
Sierra Middle School
Berrendo Middle School
All Saints Catholic School, a pre-K through eighth-grade Catholic school
Gateway Christian School, a pre-K through high school parochial school (statistics)
Valley Christian Academy, a first grade through high school “interdenominational Christian school” (parochial)
Colleges and universities
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is a branch of Eastern New Mexico University (headquartered in Portales). The Roswell campus offers several certificate and associate programs. Also, bachelor’s and master’s programs are available via ENMU’s Instructional Television System.
New Mexico Military Institute has two-year associate college-degree programs.
International Law Enforcement Academy, also known as ILEA-Roswell, is an academy run by the United States federal government to train law enforcement officers from around the world in the latest law enforcement techniques.
The Roswell Invaders play in the Pecos League of professional baseball clubs. The Invaders wear lime-green uniforms to represent the city’s extraterrestrial connections. Home games are played at the Joe Baumann Ballpark.
Roswell International Air Center is served by American Airlines via its American Eagle regional airline affiliate.
Served by Pecos Trails Transit
U.S. Route 70
U.S. Route 285
U.S. Route 380
A Millennium RTS Legend bus manufactured in Roswell
Roswell is home to Leprino Foods, one of the world’s largest mozzarella factories. It is also the location of the former Transportation Manufacturing Corporation factory, best known for producing various iterations of the RTS city bus since 1987. The factory was operated by Nova Bus from 1994 to 2003 and subsequently by Millennium Transit Services.
Bobby Ray Baldock, U.S. federal appellate judge (Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals)
Tom Brookshier, professional football player and sportscaster, was born in Roswell
John Chisum, pioneer, landowner, rancher
Max Coll, 15-term New Mexico House Representative (1966-1970, 1980-2004), grandson of James F. Hinkle
Ray Crawford, combat pilot and auto racer, born in Roswell
John Denver, singer and actor, born in Roswell
Sam Donaldson, TV journalist, attended NMMI
Pat Garrett, sheriff, killer of Billy the Kid
Robert H. Goddard, rocket pioneer
Susan Graham, opera singer
James F. Hinkle, Mayor of Roswell (1904–06), New Mexico State Senator (1912–1916), Governor of New Mexico (1923–25)
Nancy Lopez, LPGA Hall of Fame golfer
Jody McCrea, actor, retired in Roswell
Demi Moore, actress, born in Roswell
Gerina Piller, professional golfer
Clinton A. Puckett, 6th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Navy Cross recipient, raised in Roswell
James P. Riseley, Lieutenant General, USMC, retired in Roswell
Mike E. Smith, Hall of Fame jockey, born in Roswell
Roger Staubach, quarterback, Pro Football Hall of Famer, attended NMMI
Austin St. John, first Red Power Ranger, born in Roswell
UFO Phil, singer and artist
Eastern New Mexico
Little Green Men (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
Roswell (TV series)
Unidentified flying object
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Roswell Museum & Art Center
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Roswell UFO Museum
City of Roswell official website
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Roswell Chamber of Commerce
Forbes article on Roswell
Roswell Independent School District
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell
Roswell Police Department
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge
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Roswell Interactive Map & Directory
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Spring River Zoo
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