Your roof is more than just your asphalt roofing shingles or clay tiles. It is actually a complex system with different components each doing its part to protect your home and divert water away from areas where it shouldn’t be. While most homeowners are familiar with common roofing components like shingles, flashing and gutters, one […]
Ask any local roof replacement company and they will be quick to tell you that a shingle-blow off is not something that you should ignore. Not only does it devalue your property by making your roof look unattractive, but it also leads to a wide array of roofing problems. Here, we list three of the most common […]
The standard shingle roofing system is made up of a complex layer of parts working together to keep your home safe from weather damage. One of its most overlooked components is attic ventilation, which can influence the longevity and overall performance of the system. That’s why any issues relating to it should be dealt with […]
Dealing with the aftermath of a major weather event can be a long and challenging process. To prevent any further damage to your home, you have to make sure your roofing system is restored to its pre-loss condition–and fast! Storm chaser, however, will try to cash in on the situation, offering immediate and ‘quality’ solutions […]
Asphalt shingles remain the top roofing choice available today–and their popularity is not unearned. They are cost-effective, versatile and easy to install. Plus, they can provide up to 20 years of great weather protection. But much of your asphalt roofing’s longevity and performance depend on its granular surface. That’s why you should be concerned when […]
While all roofing systems are designed to take a constant beating from Mother Nature, they are not completely invulnerable and will require regular maintenance, repairs and even replacement when the time comes. If you are thinking of having any type of roof work done, it is always best to go local. But why is it […]
A roof replacement can cost a significant amount of money. Even if you opt for a fairly economical option such as asphalt shingles, it may still put a strain on your finances if not planned for properly. Creating a good budget can help make a roof replacement more manageable financially and will make you feel more in […]
Your ventilation system plays a key role in keeping your home at an ideal temperature year-round. It aids in circulating air around your house and while many homeowners think it’s a good idea to close them in the winter in fear of letting cold air in and warm air out, this is actually not the […]
Roofs are often described as your protection from “the elements,” which is understood as virtually any outdoor weather condition. In today’s post, local roof repair and replacement company Expert Contracting shares an in-depth look at these elements, and how they cause wear and tear on roofs.
Today’s asphalt shingle roofs may look simple, but underneath is a complex system that ultimately helps protect your home from virtually any weather condition. In today’s post, local roof repair and replacement company Expert Contracting shares an under-the-hood look at a modern asphalt shingle roof’s key components.