Replacing My Old Roof

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Replacing My Old Roof

When a leak appeared in my ceiling, I realized immediately that I might have an issue with my roofing. As soon as it stopped raining, I fetched a ladder and climbed on top of my roof to see what the problem was. I was devastated with what I found. My roof was missing shingles, and it looked like there was water pooling in certain areas. I knew that I couldn't repair the issue on my own, which is why I turned to a professional roofing contractor. They came out, inspected the damage, and recommended repairs. This blog is all about signs of roofing issues, so that you know when to replace your roof.

Evaluating The Roof Of A Home You’re About To Buy

If you are about to buy a home, it's a good idea to look closely at the roof before making an official offer. After all, a minor roof leak could cause thousands of dollars in water damage before you even move in! But beyond leaks, there are a number of other issues you should look for in the roof of a home you may purchase.  Loose Flashing Take a close look at the metal sheets that surround the chimney and anything else that projects from the roof. Read More 

Putting A New Roof On Your Office Building? Two Tips To Help You Make The Right Choice

If you're thinking about installing a new roof onto your commercial office building, the first decision you'll need to make involves what material will be best for the job. You want something that not only looks good, but also performs in such a way that it will be able to go the distance. Because there are so many different types of roofing materials on the market, you might be a bit perplexed concerning which one is going to prove best for your facility. Read More 

4 Ways To Protect Your Roof Before Winter’s Flakes Start To Fall

As winter approaches, it's time to start thinking about how to protect your home from the changes in weather. For much of the country, this can include brutal storms, snow, ice, and temperatures staying below freezing for days on end. So, how can you best protect the roof over your head? Here are 4 top ways. Have it Inspected. Assessing the quality and solidity of your roof can be difficult for most homeowners simply because of logistics. Read More 

Breaking Down Modern Lightweight Roofing Materials For Home Construction

The choice of roofing materials for homes is extensive, and there are many affordable materials like asphalt shingles. Some of the lightweight roofing materials to use on your home include metal, composites and synthetic materials. New homes with lightweight wood construction need lighter roofing materials. Here are a few of the most common solutions for lightweight roofing for homes: 1. Asphalt and Composite Shingles for Affordable Roofing Materials The most affordable type of roofing to have installed on your roof is asphalt shingles. Read More 

Why Would A Roofer Recommend Your Roof Trusses Be Replaced?

Before a new roof can be installed, your old one is removed. During this process, it is not uncommon for a roofer to unearth damage that they were unaware existed. When this occurs, they may come back to you and let you know about this damage and recommend you repair the damage while having your new roof installed. Typically, the roof decking is the first thing that needs to go. However, once this is moved, the roof company may then recommended that the trusses be replaced as well. Read More