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