Weathering is the term roofers use to describe the effects of long-term weather exposure on shingles. Weathering is the natural process that causes shingles to deteriorate over the course of their lifespan. Various factors can affect how well an asphalt shingle roof can deal with weathering.[Read more…]
Is your attic well-ventilated? Poor attic ventilation can cause all sorts of serious problems, such as ice dams, mold and mildew, and a shortened roof lifespan. Without proper ventilation, moisture can end up significantly damaging the roofing system.
Did you know that the colors you choose for your shingles can affect the lifespan and performance of your roofing system? The color of your roof can affect the temperature in your attic and, therefore, your home’s energy efficiency. Here’s how.
Your roofing system has vents to ensure proper airflow throughout your attic space and your home. But during the winter, these roof vents allow cold air to enter the space, making homeowners believe that this can lead to energy loss. So, is it actually better to cover them in winter? Crown Roofing, your top roofing company, answers that here. [Read more…]
When having work done on your residential roofing, one of the most important bases you’ll need to cover is your choice of contractor. Make sure you can trust them to provide the highest quality results. Fortunately, finding the right roofing contractor isn’t that daunting of a task. Just ask them the following questions:[Read more…]