Four Ways To Protect An Old Roof From Storm Damage


An aging roof will be more affected by stormy weather, but while you wait for a full replacement you can take different steps to help keep your roof safe from inclement weather and prevent any existing damage or effects of age from getting worse.  Install Tarp and/or Plywood If sections of your roof are weak or prone to leaking or other damage, you can add some temporary protection by installing a tarp and plywood on your roof.

19 January 2023

5 Ways Fastener Troubles Can Cause Leaks On A Metal Roof


Metal roofs aren't typically prone to leaks, but they aren't immune to them either. Often leaks occur at the weakest part of the roof, which on a metal roof is where the fasteners are driven into the panels.  1. Screw Misalignment  A properly inserted screw should be installed perpendicular to the roof panel slope. If the screw enters at an angle, there will be a gap on one side between the screw head and the roofing panel.

11 January 2023

Understanding The Parts Of Your Roof


It's time to pay attention to your roof before damage causes a major leak. If you would like to know more about your roof, you should start by understanding the different parts of the roof. If you would like to know more, keep reading. Shingles The shingles are the main line of defense against UV rays, rain, wind, snow, and debris. They are often made from asphalt shingles because of their low price, but other roofing shingles include:

9 January 2023

Small Upgrades You Can Make During A Shingle Roof Replacement


If your shingle roof is looking worn and starting to leak, then it is certainly time for a shingle roof replacement. You could opt to simply have your roofer strip off the old shingles and replace them, in kind, with new shingles. However, you may want to take a little more advantage of this opportunity to upgrade your roof. You don't have to switch over to a higher-end roofing material like tile or metal if that's not in your budget.

3 January 2023

5 Things You Need To Know About Getting A Roofing Estimate


Having a solid roof over your head is essential to protect against the elements and keep your family safe. Before you can install a new roof, you need to get an accurate estimate of the cost. This will help you determine how much money you'll need to invest in the project as well as plan for it properly. This article discusses five important things that you need to know about getting a roofing estimate.

27 December 2022

5 Reasons To Seek Professional Metal Roof Restoration Services For Your Home Or Business


Metal roof restoration is a great option for homeowners and businesses alike. These services extend the life of your existing metal roof, provide an additional layer of protection from the elements, and can even improve the overall aesthetic appeal of your property. Here are five reasons to seek professional metal roof restoration services for your home or business. 1. Extend the Life of Your Existing Roof One of the primary benefits of professional metal roof restoration is that it helps extend the lifespan of your existing metal roof.

15 December 2022

Do's And Don'ts Of Removing Ice From Your Roof


Winter leads to very cold weather. Your roof is likely to become very icy and the ice can cause damage to your roof if it isn't addressed. Fortunately, there are ways in which you can de-ice your roof. But you'll need to be careful because you can also accidentally damage your roof when attempting to de-ice it.  Don't Climb on Your Roof Roof de-icing is something that you should not do yourself unless you have experience working on your roof.

9 December 2022

How Can A Roofing Contractor Protect Your Roof Against Moisture Damage?


Many homeowners don't realize that their roof is vulnerable to moisture damage. Moisture can seep into your home through cracks and holes in the roof, causing serious damage to the structure of your home. A good roofing contractor will be able to identify potential problem areas and take steps to protect your roof from moisture damage. Here are ways a roofing contractor can protect your roof against moisture damage. 1. Install Gutters and Clean Them Regularly

6 December 2022

A Look At The Different Choices In Asphalt Shingle Roofing


If you're getting a new asphalt roof soon, you should compare all the choices available when your contractor visits your home for an estimate. The roofing contractor can explain the differences in shingles and tell you their good and bad points. You can consider that information along with how the shingles look and your budget. Here are some choices available in asphalt shingle roofing. Three-Tab Shingles Three-tab shingles are common because they are economy roofing.

29 November 2022

Primary Documents You Need For New Roof Installation Project


It is critical that you have all the documents in order before you get your roof installation project started. Some documents are a legal requirement, and the law may not require others. However, all these documents serve to protect your best interests. As you prepare to start your new roof installation project, here are the three main documents you will require. This post will outline the purpose of each document and the party responsible for availing each of them.

21 November 2022