The next time you walk outside, take a moment to gaze up at your roof. What do you see? Do you see even shingles that are all laying flat? Or do you see shingles that are starting to curl and that are covered in moss? You can tell a lot about the condition of your roof just by looking at it. If you are at all concerned about the state of your roof, then your first call should be to a roofing contractor. They can evaluate the situation and recommend repairs or replacement as needed. Learn more about roofing and roofing contractors here on this website.
2 February 2021
Spring has sprung! Take a little time to admire the new flowers and breathe in the fresh air, and then get down to business with home maintenance — and more specifically, roof maintenance. After all, your roof protects the rest of your home from water and other dangers, so you need to take great care of it. Here are the major tasks that deserve a spot on your spring roof inspection and maintenance checklist.
26 January 2021
Most property owners are guilty of overlooking the importance of a good roof. If you are a homeowner, it is equally difficult to overstate the essence of a reliable roof. A good roof helps protect you and your loved ones from the rain, pests, and scorching sun. It is only fair to return the favor and inspect your roof's condition for any signs of failure. If you come across any of the following signs of roof damage, you might want to schedule a replacement project and avoid expensive repairs.
21 January 2021
Metal roof panels are held in place with roofing screws, which are designed and installed in such a way that leaks can't form. If your roof is leaking at the fastener location, then one of the following problems is likely the cause. 1. Overdriving Overdriving is the process of screwing in a fastener too tightly. When this happens, the metal of the roof panel indents around the fastener, which prevents the gasket beneath the screw head from sitting flush and creating a tight seal.
11 January 2021
A clay tile roof can provide you with a high level of insulation and durability. If you are thinking about installing a clay tile roof, you should know a few things. #1: Get the Right Underlay With a clay tile roof, you need to make sure you use the right underlay. You will want to make sure your roof is covered with asphalt-impregnated roofing felt that is nice and thick. Or you can use a coated base sheet or spring for some newer synthetic underlayment.
30 December 2020
Your home's roof is really important. So if you need your roof replaced, you don't really want to skimp on quality or have cheap materials used. It won't be worth it if you have a leak in a couple of years! However, this does not mean you can't save on your residential roof replacement. Here are some ways to keep the cost of a new roof down without sacrificing quality.