When doing a roofing project or roof repair, one of the things to consider is what sort of shingle you want to use. While all function the same way, there are some unique differences depending on the type of shingle that you choose. Whether they are asphalt, wood, metal, slate, or tile, we want you to know that there some advantages and disadvantages to each kind. (more…)
Precautions to be taken when on roof
Prepare Your Roof for Hurricane Season
If you are living near the coast in the United States, then you know better than anyone else that hurricane season can do a number on your home. Hurricanes are some of the strongest weather systems on the planet and in the United States they can affect states from Maine all the way to Texas. Hurricanes can drop large amounts of rain in a short amount of time, cause major flooding and bring storm surges right to the shorelines. Most of the time, the high winds are noticeable days before the hurricane hits and then they are amplified once the storm is closer to land. (more…)
Why are there raccoons on my roof?
This might seem like a funny question, but if you live somewhere that raccoons are getting close to the residential areas, it is not. Raccoons are going to arrive in short order if there is a reason and the biggest reason is food. That does not mean that they are looking for food on your roof, but your roof might have been the easiest way out of a tree that is nearby. (more…)
What it means to be a GAF Master Elite Roofer
Replacing the roof on your home is not an easy task if you are going to do it yourself. Because of how important it is to install a new roof correctly, hiring a contractor that can do the job in half the time compared to you is a worthy idea to look into. Contractors have been putting roofs on homes and businesses for years and they should have references from other jobs they have completed. (more…)