Blue-green algae is a common roofing problem that annoys homeowners. Carried by the wind, these microscopic spores multiply upon landing on damp areas of the roof, forming a visible green- or black-colored mass. Though they don’t pose any structural threat to residential roofing systems, these can make once-beautiful shingles unsightly.[Read more…]
Discoloration of the protective covering of roofing systems has a variety of causes. Quick diagnosis of the problem, however, can be achieved by considering the stain color and its location on your roof.
Your roof is an integral component of your home. It protects you, your family and your belongings from the elements. However, when it is time to replace it because of lingering issues, you’d want to know what to expect and how long it will take to complete this major home improvement project.[Read more…]
Whether you are a home- or business owner, keeping a roofing file is one of the best ways to ensure your roof’s long-term health and performance. It is a record of your roofing system’s condition, updated constantly to help you keep track of everything about your residential or commercial roof. You have to start building it the moment your roofing contractor replaces your old roof. Eventually, it will contain vital information, such as the results of roof inspections and repair work.
Have you planned your roof replacement project accordingly? Your choice of roofing contractor will do almost all of the work – from removing and disposing of your old roof to the installation of the new one. But there are a couple of things you can do to make sure the process goes on even more smoothly.[Read more…]