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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.


Up on the Rooftop

  • Five Metal Roof Fastener Issues That Lead To Leaks

    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.

  • 4 Things To Know About Installing A Clay Tile Roof

    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.

  • Can You Save On A New Roof Without Sacrificing Quality?

    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.

  • Roof Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

    23 December 2020

    Your roof serves as an exterior barrier to your home's interior. If you want to ensure that your roof is able to last for years, it is imperative that you perform maintenance on it. Keep reading to learn a few maintenance tips that are important for all homeowners to know. Keep Your Gutters Clean Gutters should be cleaned at least twice a year, in spring and fall. This will help keep the gutters in good shape while also extending the lifespan of the roof itself.

  • Roof Damaged From A Hail Storm? Information To Know If You Should Re-Roof, Repair, Or Replace The Roof

    15 December 2020

    If you had a bad hail storm and your roof was damaged, you have the option of re-roofing, repairing, or replacing the roof. Below is more information about each of these so you will know what you should do with your roof. Re-Roofing the Roof One option you have is re-roofing, which is much less expensive when compared to replacing the roof. Re-roofing is when a roofing contractor adds roof tiles over the current roofing tiles.