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.
17 April 2020
Have you decided to add vinyl siding to your home to radically change up its look? If so, you'll likely have these questions about the material and the installation. Will Vinyl Siding Fade Over The Years? One of the great things about vinyl siding is that it is going to look consistent for many years to come. While the material is not impervious to fading, it may not even be noticeable to you when it does happen.
15 April 2020
If you're building a small barn so you have a place to store your yard equipment, build a workshop, or park an RV, you may want to have a metal roof put on it. Metal is a common roofing material for barns, so if your building will have a traditional barn shape and color, a metal roof would be the perfect match. Here's why metal is a good choice for a small barn or large shed.
13 April 2020
Roofing shingles can lift up off the roof during serious and strong wind storms. This is called shingle lift and it can leave you with a number of shingles that do not sit flat against the roof. And, you may be wondering how you can go about saving these shingles. Well, sometimes you can, and other times, you will need to contact a roofing professional to make a repair for you.
9 April 2020
Depending on what type of roof your home has, you will likely need to replace it at least once in your lifetime. Some kinds of roofing, like asphalt shingle roofing, need to be replaced every decade or two. Other roofing materials, such as metal or tile, last much longer. There are a lot of things to consider when it's time to replace your home's roof. Your budget, the type of roof that will work best, and the impact your new roof will have on your home's curb appeal are all things to consider.
7 April 2020
The roof decking, or sheathing, provides the main base for your entire roof. Decking is typically made of plywood that is then attached over the roof rafters and trusses to create the first layer of the roof. In homes with unfinished attics, the decking also creates the ceiling of this interior space. Damage to the decking not only compromises your roof, but it also increases the likelihood of interior water damage.