Decking or sheathing is the material between the roof’s structure and shingles. It supports the rest of the roofing system and provides an added layer of protection against leaks. Because of its location, the decking tends to be an overlooked component. You must do your best to take care of your roof decking because replacement […]
Besides high winds and ultraviolet rays, excessive moisture can also harm your roof. It can speed up the deterioration of several roofing components. There’s also the possibility of water leaking into your attic and living spaces. Leaks increase the likelihood of costly issues like water damage, mold growth and rot. Fortunately, proper maintenance and addressing […]
Whether it’s in a residential or commercial property, underlayment is an integral part of every roofing system. It plays a crucial role in maintaining the overall health and stability of your roof’s entire structure. However, because this roofing component isn’t usually visible, most homeowners tend to overlook it.
Part of preparing for major home improvements, such as replacing a roof, is creating a budget. If you’re unsure how much your project will cost, it helps to obtain multiple estimates from different roofing companies. Labor, material and the size of your house help determine the price of a new roof.
Asphalt shingles are available in a wide variety of colors. Making the selection, however, can seem overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what to look for. To help you narrow down your choices, here are some considerations to keep in mind.
You for sure have heard of the important credentials you need to look for in a reliable roofing contractor – licenses, manufacturer certifications and recommendations from previous homeowners via reviews. But one aspect that many homeowners tend to overlook in terms of qualifications is insurance. We explain why this is a nonnegotiable factor when vetting […]
Although your roof is designed to enhance your home’s curb appeal, it’s also built to protect against the outside elements. To keep it in good condition, the roof must be maintained regularly by a roof repair professional. But if your roof’s ridge starts to look a bit like a saddle, you might have to schedule an inspection […]
Inexperienced or amateur roofers charge only a fraction of a professional roofer’s fee, so it can be tempting to hire them for your project. They may be able do the job, and with luck, your roof installation may go well. But there is no guarantee that there will not be issues with your roof down the […]
One of the most common issues you may face with an asphalt shingle roof is blistering. It is often mistaken for hail damage, but there are a few key differences. Hail damage has much more uniform damage on a particular slope, for instance, while blistering asphalt shingles have parts of the rooftop that have unpopped […]
When choosing a new roof for your roof replacement project, it’s important to consider the durability and longevity of your roof. If you’re looking for a roofing system that is both reliable and long-lasting, an asphalt shingle roof is an ideal choice. Most roofing contractors say that it can last for about 25 to 30 years, but […]