Roof adaptation is a concept that not a lot of homeowners hear about in the market. Sure, a roofing company may throw the term around here and there, but there are still some people who are unfamiliar with it. For the uninitiated, roof adaptation is when you have your roof modified to combat the effects of extreme weather, especially heat. What others also don’t know is that roof adaptation brings a few benefits for you as the homeowner as well.
When it comes to protecting your home’s roofing system, drip edges play an important factor in helping it to last for as long as possible. For the uninitiated, drip edges are L-shaped metal sheets installed at the edge of your roof, which direct runoff water into your gutter system. This means that drip edges play an important part in keeping water away from your home’s interior. However, this isn’t the only reason why you should install drip edges on your roof.
As time goes by, it’s possible for your roofing system to get stained. Depending on the color of stain, it’s likely that you won’t have to worry much as some are not symptoms of roof damage. However, whether it was caused by roof damage or something else entirely, it’s in your best interest to get rid of any discoloration on the system in order to maintain your curb appeal.
Roofing systems have different life spans, and constant exposure to harsh elements accelerates the process of wear and tear. You need to look out for warning signs so you can schedule a residential roofing replacement at the right time. Crown Residential Roofing shares the red flags you need to watch out for. [Read more…]