identifying roofing problems

Three Metal Roofing Myths

Regardless of whether it is a business or a residential property, having a metal roof can be an extremely effective option for those that are looking to replace their current roof. Despite this being a cost-effective option, you may not give it serious consideration due to a lack of awareness about the various myths that are often shared about this style of roof. Myth: Metal Roofing Will Start To Corrode Soon After It Is Installed   Read More...

Removing Black Stains From Asphalt Roofs

Your asphalt roof protects the interior of your home from snow and rain, and all of the weather conditions in between. However, the constant weather exposure that your roof experiences can exact a toll on the material; over time, you may begin to see black or dark green stains and streaks establish themselves. These streaks and stains are caused by moss and algae growth on your asphalt shingles themselves and can lead to structural damage if allowed to sit for an extended period of time.   Read More...

Why Some Shingle Roofs Resist Wind Damage Better Than Others

It is not good fortune that makes some shingle roofs resist wind forces better than others. Here are some of the reasons why one shingle roof may be better at wind resistance than another one: The Shingles Are Properly Nailed Nailing is one of the most important things when it comes to determining how strong the shingles are on the roof. Here are some of the specific issues that ensure shingles are properly nailed:   Read More...

Commercial Roofing Does Not Have To Be Aluminum: Other Options

Commercial roofing is often thought of as aluminum planks bolted to metal trusses, such as the kind you see on warehouses. However, commercial roofing encompasses a lot more than that. Here are some more commercial roofing materials, as well as a clearer definition of commercial roofing. On Flat Roofs Tar and Gravel Gravel is poured and leveled on a flat roof. It can be left as-is, since the gravel filters water away from the top of the roof and channels it down to the drains in the roof.   Read More...

3 Reasons To Consider A Tile Roof

For many, tile roofs are associated with Mediterranean style homes and warm climates. While these roofs are often found in warm locations, they can work for any type of climate. Tile roofs are also incredibly durable and are available in a variety of styles, materials, and colors. For homeowners who are looking to replace their roof, tile may be the right choice. Here are three reasons to consider tile roofing.   Read More...