Everything You Need To Know About Roofs And Roofing

Three Annoying Problems to Avoid After Having a Metal Roof Installed

Some people are under the misguided impression that a metal roof is a nuisance in the rain because it'll magnify the sounds of the raindrops into a deafening roar. This is probably because they've experienced a rainstorm in a barn or outbuilding with an uninsulated roof, and they don't realize it's the lack of insulation that makes the roof loud rather than the material that the roof is made of. However, there are some things that can genuinely cause a metal roof owner grief, while not being likely to actually cause the roof to collapse.   Read More...

Three Guidelines For Commercial Roof Maintenance

Hail, bad flashing, wind damage and lack of maintenance are the main contributing factors to poor roof conditions. While you can't control weather conditions, the latter is absolutely in your control. With this understood, you may not readily understand how to keep your commercial roof in tip top shape. To build on this understanding and protect your roof, consider the three tips issued in this article.  #1: Consider getting a roof restoration   Read More...

How to Keep Your Roof Drainage System Working Smoothly

If you own a home, you've no doubt heard that you should clean out your gutters in the fall and the spring, to help keep the water flowing away from you home. Allow the water to build up in your gutters, and it can back up into your attic and fall directly to the base of your foundation, seeping into your basement and causing deep ruts in your landscaping. However, cleaning out your gutters is just one of several important maintenance chores that will help keep the inside of your home dry and help your roof to last for years to come.   Read More...

The Three Main Causes Of Roof Damage And How To Fend Them Off

Having to call the roofing company to repair or even replace your roof is never fun -- and always a bit costly. Instead of waiting for damage to happen, why not take a preventative approach? Here's a look at three main causes of roof damage and how to fend each of them off. Wind Wind can wreak havoc on a roof in so many ways. It can catch the edges of shingles that are already a bit loose, peeling them off completely.   Read More...

Three Types Of Specialty Shingles To Consider For Your Home

Fifty or 60 year ago, asphalt shingles were asphalt shingles. You didn't have a lot of different options aside from several color choices -- and only the high-end brands offered anything other than black or brown. Today, however, asphalt shingles come in many varieties. Here's a look at three types of specialty shingles you may want to consider for your home. Wind-Resistant Shingles If you live in a hurricane zone or even in an area where there's the occasional windy thunderstorm, then wind-resistant shingles are a great choice for your home.   Read More...