Author Archives: Quantum Roofing

What are wood shingles called?

Quality, natural protection There are many different types of roofing materials today and choosing the one that is right for your home and budget is important. Among the choices in roofing materials are:  Asphalt Shingles Clay Tiles Concrete Tiles Metal Roofing Slate Tiles Synthetic Materials …. And the one we’re going to discuss here today is Wood Shakes and Wood […]

How do you stop condensation on a metal roof?

What is the best type of metal roof? Metal roofing is no longer just for barns and industrial type buildings. We see metal rooftops on homes in every neighborhood today, from basic homes to the more elaborate, expensive homes. Because homeowners, home builders, and insurance companies have learned that a metal roof is better in many ways over traditional asphalt […]

How Long Do Gutters Last On a House?

How Long Do Gutters Last on a House? Rain gutters perform a vital service for your home or property. Yet the question remains: how long do they last? For this question, let’s turn to the gutter experts. According to a leading gutter industry source, gutters can last twenty years. This life estimate extends to galvanized steel or aluminum gutters. Copper […]

Are Soffit and Fascia Necessary?

Protecting the sides and under your roof Every home with a roof has soffit and fascia, and from things we read, they are important and necessary when it comes to gutter installation and roofing. So, what are soffit and fascia? The soffit is located where the roof and the siding meet and is part of the roof overhang. The fascia is the attractive, […]

Can a Roof Be Done in One Day?

How many days does it take to put on a new roof? If after a storm you’ve discovered a gaping hole in your roof, it’s obvious you’ll need emergency roofing—fast. But, depending on the situation, getting a new roof installed can take time. In an emergency situation, you might be able to get a new roof put on in a […]

How do you repair broken siding?

The Reason for Siding What is a siding purpose on a home? The critical purpose of siding on a home is protected. In conjunction with the foundation and roof, the complete package protects the contents and occupants within it from the elements. It is that level of protection that makes it essential to have any siding repair needed doing correctly and […]

Is a Leaking Roof an Emergency?

Is a Leaking Roof an Emergency? To be certain, roof leaks are a serious problem no matter what weather is occurring outside. If your roof has started to leak during a heavy rainstorm, then it will be important for you to get it fixed as soon as possible. Holes in the roof have a nasty way of becoming alarmingly bigger. […]

Are Impact Resistant Shingles Worth It?

Are impact resistant shingles worth it? The expense of repairing or even replacing your roof after a storm, especially if it hails, could be a nightmare for you. If you worry about roof damage every time it storms, to ease your mind, you might want to consider impact resistant shingles. These shingles are specifically designed to weather hail and high […]

Do Roofers Repair Skylights?

Do Roofers Repair Skylights? If you are in need of skylight repair and replacement, it will be important for you to find a contractor or company that you can trust. A professional roofing company that insured and has the appropriate credentials according to the state that you live in. A professional roofing company will not charge you before a repair. […]

How Much Does a Corrugated Metal Roof Cost?

Quality metal roofing Before we answer that question, let’s answer what does corrugated metal roofing means exactly? Corrugated defines anything with a surface that has alternate grooves and ridges. Those grooves and ridges on metal panels are corrugated metal roofing and the panels can interlock with each other.  Where this differs from standing seam metal roof, the panels are constructed of interlocking metal panels […]