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Common Roofing Terms You Should Know

Like any technical profession, roofing has a language all its own, and that language involves words unfamiliar to most people. It’s important for homeowners to familiarize themselves with some common roofing terms if they’re considering roof repair or replacement. This way they can communicate effectively with roofing professionals and express concerns when they have them. […]

2020-12-18T17:53:40+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Metal Roofing, Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on Common Roofing Terms You Should Know

Asphalt Architectural Shingles

A short post today, we’ll just discuss asphalt architectural shingles and what they are compared to standard 3 tab shingles. Most of us know what an asphalt shingle roof is. It is an asphalt steep slope residential and commercial roof covering. You see them on most homes and on many commercial buildings. They have always […]

2021-04-07T16:17:34+00:00September 15th, 2019|Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on Asphalt Architectural Shingles

4 Questions To Ask When Replacing A Roof

Don’t let all the different roofing options available go over your head. Don’t put off thinking about a new roof until it’s too late and there’s water dripping into the living room. With so many roofing options available, it can be easy to feel like you’re in over your head and overwhelmed with choice.

2020-12-08T17:31:38+00:00September 12th, 2019|Metal Roofing, Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on 4 Questions To Ask When Replacing A Roof

Roof Designs and Styles

Sometimes we like to link over to other websites because we believe the content is rich and engaging and has lots of good information regarding a specific roofing topic. In this case we like this slideshow over at Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Check it out below to see some cool examples of roof design […]

2020-12-08T17:44:13+00:00September 9th, 2019|Metal Roofing, Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on Roof Designs and Styles

Measuring A Roof

Do you know how it’s done? Measuring a roof from the ground can be a much safer way to get the information you need to do a roof. This week I was asked to teach a new solar estimator how to measure a roof from the ground. The basic idea of measuring a roof from the […]

2020-12-08T17:38:23+00:00September 6th, 2019|Metal Roofing, Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on Measuring A Roof

When To Replace A Roof

No matter how little you want to deal with them, roofing issues sometimes appear. There is never a right moment for a roofing problem to arise, although it is best to tackle them on a clear, sunny day and definitely instead of during winter. Unfortunately, you cannot always predict when your roof is going to […]

2020-12-08T17:23:46+00:00August 28th, 2019|Metal Roofing, Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on When To Replace A Roof

What Time Of Year To Replace A Roof

Truth be told, the best time of year to replace your roof is whenever you’ve been able to adequately plan for it. Acting under pressure from a leaking roof or a gaping hole can push people to make rash decisions that they’ll regret later. Not to mention that depending on the time of year, scheduling a replacement […]

2020-12-08T17:36:17+00:00April 12th, 2019|Metal Roofing, Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on What Time Of Year To Replace A Roof

Help! My Roof Is Leaking!

A leaking roof is a homeowner’s nightmare. A leaking roof can cause all sorts of issues in your home, and is often an indicator of much larger problems. Mold, rotted frames, and damaged insulation can all appear fast and cause health and safety hazards. Even small leaks have to be addressed as soon as they’re […]

2020-12-08T17:40:48+00:00April 5th, 2019|Metal Roofing, Roofing Tips, Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on Help! My Roof Is Leaking!

A Shingle Roof’s Lifecycle

A roof replacement is a major investment – one that most homeowners go through at least once. So, it’s natural to wonder how long you can expect your shingle roof to last. While there is no set formula for a roof’s lifespan, most manufacturer warranties guarantee asphalt shingles for anywhere from 15 to 30 years. […]

2020-12-08T17:41:53+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Shingle Roofing|Comments Off on A Shingle Roof’s Lifecycle