Learning About Preventing Roof Damage

The Benefits Of A Butterfly Roof

If you are having a new home constructed or installing an entirely new roof on your existing home, you have to select a roof style for the home. The most common style is a pitched or sloped roof. This type of roof has two side pieces that come together to form an upside down V shape on your roof. However, this is not the only style of roof that you can select.   Read More...

Changing the Way Your Roof Vents Warm Air

Roof vents disseminate warm, moist air from your attic out of the top of the roof. You will have one or two vents just for the attic itself, and a vent for every bathroom in your home that contains a bath or shower. Most homes have vents on the slopes of the roof, but those types of roof vents are quickly being replaced by vents in the ridges of the roof where the slopes meet the peaks.   Read More...

Three Critical Roof Maintenance Tasks You Must Do To Prevent Winter Damage

Winter can be the most brutal time of year for roofs because the snow and ice can do significant damage to shingles, flashing, and other areas if you aren't vigilant about your winter maintenance. Here are three crucial things you must do during the winter months to ensure your roof is healthy and ready to go when spring and summer rolls around. Clear Out the Snow Quickly If you live in an area that gets quite a bit of snow every winter season, then be prepared to go out on a regular basis to remove the cold, fluffy stuff from your roof.   Read More...

Reasons Why Your Slate Roof Could Be Leaking

Slate roofing tiles are usually chosen because they last a long time and look great. However, they aren't immune to issues if you skimp on maintenance. If your slate roof is leaking, your roofing contractor will be looking for one of these problems. Missing Tiles It may be hard to imagine how something as strong as stone can be damaged by weather, but it can happen. Sufficient wind and debris can get up under the tiles and break the clips holding them to the roof.   Read More...

New And Improved Asphalt Roofing Systems: Benefits Of These New Systems

With the advancement and promotion of metal roofs and metal roofing systems, a lot of homeowners are steering away from traditional asphalt shingle roofs. Asphalt roofing companies, in an attempt to reclaim customers from metal roofing contractors, have stepped up to the challenge to improve asphalt roofing systems. Before you hire a contractor to replace your existing roof with a metal one, reconsider these improved asphalt systems. Here are some of the benefits of these new and improved asphalt roofing systems.   Read More...