A Comparison Of Asphalt And Plastic Polymer Roofs
26 April 2016
Picking out a roofing material can be pretty difficult, especially if you don't know where to start. To help you out, here are two popular roofing materials: asphalt and plastic polymer.
What is asphalt roofing?
When shopping for roofing materials, you might have noticed that asphalt shingles are incredibly common. Many houses use them, since they offer decent durability at a very low price. If you are looking to get a roof that looks nice and won't break the bank, then asphalt is definitely one of the most popular options.
Top 5 Winter Roofing Tips And Maintenance
16 February 2016
Your roof is an important component of your heating system. A roof in good condition will trap the heat in your home and prevent leaks. You need to make sure you do the proper maintenance to get your roof ready for winter. Here are five winter roofing tips:
1. Clean your roof
Having a clean roof is essential for keeping it well maintained. Remove all debris from your gutters, downspouts, and drains.
Preparing A Roof For A Cold Winter: Preventing Ice Dams And Structural Damage
15 October 2015
Fall is the time to get your roof in fit and fighting shape for the winter. Snow and ice put a lot of stress on a roof, so you want your roof to go into the season in the best shape possible. With a little preparation, you can avoid or minimize common problems like ice dams – and even serious issues like cracked shingles or separated seams and flashing.
Clear Gutters And Downspouts
You Should Choose A Flat Roof If...
11 September 2015
There are many benefits to flat roofs, such as lower maintenance and installation costs. However, flat roofs shouldn't be used on every building project. Here is a checklist to help you understand when to choose a flat roof.
Choose a Flat Roof If... You Live in a Dry Climate
Flat roofs should not be used in very snowy or rainy climates. Sloped roofs are much better at draining rainwater and snow away from the home; flat roofs may buckle under the pressure of collected rainwater or snow.