Out of all the metal roofing options available today, copper seems to be the rarest one. There’s a good reason for this: copper roofing is a premium choice that typically graces historic homes and buildings. And, if you own one, make sure to keep it always in tip-top shape. Here’s how.
Investing in a new roofing system won’t be a daunting experience, especially when you know the bases to cover. One of the most important is your choice of roofing contractor. It’s not enough to know that the contractor is licensed, bonded and insured – your choice should be certified by a top roofing manufacturer as well. [Read more…]
Because of its long-term exposure to the harshest elements, your roofing system can be vulnerable to a variety of problems. They may even be severe enough to prompt extensive repair work. But how exactly do you know if these issues are considered an emergency? We answer that and more in this blog.
Given how your asphalt roofing is constantly exposed to the elements, it will sustain wear and tear over time. This is called “weathering”, the normal aging process for most types of roofing systems. While shingles may look visibly weathered, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re damaged. There are a couple of factors, however, that can accelerate the process of roof aging. [Read more…]
Energy-efficient appliances can help you save on utility costs, but there are other ways you can achieve it. Picking the right construction materials for your home can reduce your heating and cooling needs. Your roof can even help you save money.