The primary function of our roof is to protect you from the elements. No matter which part of the country you live in, it is only natural for you to expect your roof to do a decent job in keeping us safe and comfortable. However, every once in a while, Mother Nature will throw a tantrum and send severe weather events our way. When this happens, how sure are you that your roof will be able to hold up to it?[Read more…]
Your residential roofing system is supposed to keep its structural integrity for as long as your home is standing. So, if you notice some sagging, this is a serious red flag that needs your immediate attention. While not all sagging roofs are in immediate danger of collapsing, sagging does mean you’ve got to do something now before the structure gets any weaker.[Read more…]
Wherever there are spots on a commercial or residential roofing system that are prone to leaks, roofers install roof flashing. Such spots include joints between different parts of the roof, such as skylights, vents, chimneys, etc. Without flashing, those areas will be penetrated by moisture.[Read more…]
Every day, your roof gets exposed to the elements, which can greatly affect its structural integrity and service life over time. The first signs of deterioration include leaks, mold formation and increasing utility bills. You may also begin to notice visible problems in shingles and other components, which you need to address right away.
When it comes to residential roofing systems, most homeowners think that contractors only use one kind of shingle to complete an installation. This isn’t necessarily the case as nowadays as there is another kind that roofers install in tandem with the actual shingles of your roof: ridge cap shingles.[Read more…]