Don't Put off Roof Repairs

Making Repairs To A Built-Up Roof

A built-up roof, or BUR, is made from alternating layers of asphalt and tar paper. When workers place one layer of paper on top of what is already there, they place the seams of the top layer in the middle of the tar paper from the row below. This way, if there is a leak […]

3 Reasons To Consider Copper For An Environmentally Friendly Roof

Environmentally-friendly building options are becoming increasingly more important to home builders and home buyers, which makes sense when you consider the many ways in which they can benefit the environment and the homeowner. Listed below are three reasons to consider copper as an environmentally-friendly option for your home’s roof. Longevity One of the single biggest […]

Thunderstorms Are Rolling In! Prepare Your Home For Storm Season

In most regions, summer means lots of sunshine and warm days — but it also means thunderstorms. Bringing high winds, heavy rain, and sometimes even hail, thunderstorms can cause damage to your home if you’re not well prepared. Here are four ways to prepare your home and minimize your risk of damage during storms. Secure […]

Your Eco-Friendly Roof: Options You Can Choose From

If you want to have a more economically friendly home, why not start with your roof? There are many roofing materials that are either recycled (or recyclable) or used in a whole new fashion that can give you the beautiful cover for your home you need while attaining the earth-friendly results you desire. Here are […]

How To Determine If Your Commercial Roof Needs To Be Repaired Or Re-Covered

If your commercial roof is not in the best looking shape, you should have a commercial roofing company come out and inspect your roof. Use their assessment to help you determine if you should repair or re-cover your roof. Repairing Your Roof Generally, if the repair is minor enough, all you need to do is […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Roofing Shingles

If you are looking to install new roofing materials, you might be thinking about shingles. Shingles are a good option for both low and steep roofing slopes, and there is a wide range of different options. Shingles come in many materials, from metal and slate and from concrete and asphalt. Here are some tips for […]

Special Considerations When Choosing A Roofing Material For A Shingle-Style Home

Shingle homes have a style that simultaneously blends into the environment while beckoning in guests with a welcoming, homey appeal. The homes can feature a variety of different attractive elements including a large front porch, dormers or towers, and multiple wings to the house that create overlapping roofs. If you have a shingled home that’s […]

What To Do If You Suspect Your Roof Was Damaged In A Hail Storm

A bad hail storm can wreak havoc on your roof as it may take the brunt of the storm. While many roofs hold up well in most storms, sometimes damage is inevitable. Heavy hail often leaves a pock-marked appearance and may also damage some of the barrier that protects against sun and water damage. Here […]

2 Common Mistakes When Stripping A Roof Of Shingles

Reroofing a house isn’t rocket science. For that reason, many homeowners elect to save money by tackling this project themselves–only to end up spending way more time than they should on even the simplest of tasks. If you have plans to undertake a roofing project in the near future, read on. This article will present […]

How You Can Determine If Your Roof Needs Some Repairs

Roofs can last a long time under normal circumstances so it can be easy to forget its need for possible repairs until you are dealing with a major problem. In order to avoid major issues, you will want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that may indicate that it is […]