Some homeowners prefer hiring a handyman for roof repairs. And why not? They can get the job done for the cheapest price and will be done before you even know it. But be careful. A handyman can cause more damage to your roof and shorten its lifespan. What looks like a great deal can cost you more in high-cost repairs. […]
Category Archives: Residential Roofing
8 Steps To Expect During Your Roof Replacement Project
When your roof needs to be replaced, knowing how it’s done can be helpful. Roof replacements are major home improvement projects, which can be stressful for homeowners. Understanding what to expect in your roof replacement every step of the way can help you feel more at ease.
5 Determining Factors To Know If You Need Roof Replacement Or Repair
When your roof is damaged or leaking, the problem needs to be addressed by a roofing company. But will your roofer need to replace the whole roof, or will they just make a few repairs? The answer really depends on the situation. You’ll need to have a roofer come to inspect the roof. Based on the following factors, they’ll make […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What are asphalt roof shingles made of?
What type of roof shingles are best? There are many types of materials that can be used for roofing a house. Asphalt shingles, ceramic tile, metal, wood shingles, and others, with asphalt roof shingles being the most common. A home with an asphalt shingle roof, pros and cons are many, and both make a good case in either direction, especially […]