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…]
Choosing a good material and the right contractor for your roof replacement is an important part of getting a new roof. Unfortunately, roofs are still prone to storm damage and other types of unexpected problems. When these things occur, homeowners often find it difficult to address the issues right away. [Read more…]
A roofing system is more than just the shingles that line its surface. The real backbone of a good roof lies in the sturdy support structure known as the roof deck. This includes the joists, trusses and beams that carry the weight of the roof and keep it from collapsing in on itself. A quality roof installation should always start with a strong decking foundation. [Read more…]
Roof replacements are perhaps one of the biggest home improvement projects you’ll ever have to tackle. While you’re still in discussion with your roofers about materials, budgets and schedules, why not take this opportunity to upgrade the pitch of your roof as well. This is another major undertaking that can drastically change the way your home looks both from the outside and from the inside. [Read more…]