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.
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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.
Home Maintenance Begins On The Roof: 3 Ways To Keep Your Roof In Tip-Top Shape
15 July 2015
When it comes to maintaining your home, the best place to start is at the top, especially if you live in a region that experiences heavy rainfall. Rain water can cause extensive damage to your home including mold growth, roof damage and even basement flooding. Here is a step-by-step guide for maintaining your roof.
Repair Damaged Shingles
If you have damaged shingles on your roof, you need to replace them as soon as possible.
Are Recycled Shingles Worth It?
18 May 2015
If you're looking at putting a new roof on your home, you may be wondering how well green roofing materials perform. One of the best green roofing options is recycled rubber shingles. So, what makes them a great option?
Due to the quality of rubber, these shingles are able to reflect water and sunlight easily, increasing the lifespan of your roof. Many recycled shingles come with a 50-year guarantee, which is about twice the length of a standard asphalt shingle.