Roof problems are always a major concern since they could lead to costly repairs, including interior or even structural damage from leaks. Roofing materials are constantly exposed to the wind, rain, harsh sun, and in northern climates snow and ice. They degrade over time, while temperature extremes can lead to movement and open seams. Quality […]Read More
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Your roof is a complex system of layers that’s often overlooked for decades at a time. You may only pay careful attention to it when a leak suddenly appears in the attic or within a bedroom. A leaky roof is a serious issue that must be dealt with as quickly as possible. In fact, mold […]Read More
Your roof is the most important part of your home. Keeping it in good shape is essential to keeping the rest of your home from falling into disrepair, but how do you know when it’s time to replace your roof’s shingles? In this article, we’ll share a few tips with you on when to contact […]Read More
Roof ventilation is important because it ensures that stale warm air that accumulates in the attic is taken out while fresh cool air is taken into the roof space. For this to happen, exhaust and air intake vents must be properly installed. This allows air from outside to enter and later exit from existing ventilation […]Read More
Sometimes it’s good to know common roofing complaints so that you know what questions to ask when hiring a roofing contractor. The following is a list of things that you may want to clarify with your contractor before you hire him to do your roof.Read More
What does a roof replacement have to do with your landscaping? A whole lot more than most people think.
During the roof removal process literally tons of roofing shingle debris will be removed from your roof along with thousands of nails. For years the conventional and most popular way of doing this was throwing everything on the ground or on tarp right underneath the roof…Read More
The problem with scams is that if you are scammed you obviously do not find it out until the damage is already done and the money is out of your hands. So how do you spot a roofing scam before it’s too late?Read More
Premature aging of your roofing shingles. You can actually cut the roof life expectancy by 20 or 30 percent with a poorly ventilated attic space.Read More
One of the first things is to assess what kind of shape your current roof is in. There are some warning signs that the problem might be more pervasive than just a single problem area, but a careful roof assessment will help figure this out.
First, it’s always good to get a roof inspection every year or so to spot smaller problems before they become large ones. Depending on the kind of roof you have, you might be able to see some of these issues yourself, safely from the ground, with a pair of binoculars. Otherwise, leave the “on the ladder, walking around” inspection to the pros. They know what to look for and how to walk on your roof without damaging it further.Read More