Parapets Part 2: Navigating Codes

Parapets Part 2: Navigating Codes

Part 1 of our discussion of parapets (Continuity of Control Layers) explored the many reasons continuity of water, air, thermal, and vapor control layers are necessary for long term performance. In Part 2, we’re discussing the challenges involved in navigating the range of national model codes and standards that will influence your design. Codes under…

What causes ice dams and how can you prevent them?

What causes ice dams and how can you prevent them?

Looks can be deceiving. For instance, there are few things as lovely as icicles hanging from roof eaves and gutters. In some regions, they dangle for months, like crystal jewels, sparkling in the sunshine. And yet, in many cases, they signal that the roof may have a problem with ice dams that needs attention before…

Holiday Gifts for the Contractor in Your Life

Holiday Gifts for the Contractor in Your Life

All year ‘round, roofing contractors spend their time, energy and considerable talents helping to make homes and businesses safe and dry. How do you reward such selfless dedication to protecting what matters most? By making sure your favorite roofer has a holiday to remember. (And if your favorite roofer is yourself? That’s OK too!)  The…

When to consider a mid-reflectance TPO color

When to consider a mid-reflectance TPO color

Get the Advantages of Welded Seams and Energy Savings, with a Non-White Membrane Imagine a roof design you are specifying, but the roof is adjacent to a taller building which could be offices or a hotel. You check the orientation and find that the mid-day sun will be reflected off the lower roof you’re designing and…

When to consider a mid-reflectance TPO color

When to consider a mid-reflectance TPO color

Get the Advantages of Welded Seams and Energy Savings, with a Non-White Membrane Imagine a roof design you are specifying, but the roof is adjacent to a taller building which could be offices or a hotel. You check the orientation and find that the mid-day sun will be reflected off the lower roof you’re designing and…

Myrtle Beach Roofing Services

Myrtle Beach Roofing Services

ROOF INSPECTIONS When was the last time the roof covering your Myrtle Beach residential or commercial property was inspected? If you don’t know the answer to this question, then your roof and everything underneath is at risk. Contact Nance Roofing today, we provide roof inspections to determine the remaining life of your shingles, along with…

8 Ways to Maintain Your Roof This Summer –

8 Ways to Maintain Your Roof This Summer –

’Tis the season for yard work. Now that the cold weather has passed and the sun is coming out, it’s time to bust out the rake, shovels, and lawnmower. While doing yard work should be high on your priority list, don’t forget about taking care of your roof. After a stormy summer, your shingles and…

4 Dangers of an Aging Roof –

4 Dangers of an Aging Roof –

Year after year, it’s easy to find excuses not to replace an old roof. Roofs are expensive and can take some time to replace. However, there’s a good reason for the cost and care that are put into installing roofs: They serve a lot of important purposes as part of your home. Let’s look at…

Tips for Keeping Your Roof Cool This Summer –

Tips for Keeping Your Roof Cool This Summer –

Keeping homes cool costs homeowners millions of dollars every year. Air conditioning takes a lot of energy, as do ceiling fans and ice makers. Just think of all of the devices that play some role in making the average temperature of your home cooler! Many techniques, including shading your windows with awnings and avoiding the…

How to Prepare Your Home for Roof Replacement –

How to Prepare Your Home for Roof Replacement –

Getting your roof replaced is a large home improvement project. With our experienced and efficient roofers, the process won’t be too much of a hassle, but you will need to follow some advice to ensure that none of your indoor or outdoor possessions are damaged in this complex process. By following a few of our…

The Top 4 Roof Projects to Perform This Summer –

The Top 4 Roof Projects to Perform This Summer –

Summer may mean relaxation and adventure to most people, but it is also the perfect time of year to take care of some serious home projects. For example, consider having your air conditioner tuned up and having your lawn irrigation system evaluated. Most importantly, we recommend that you take care of the top feature of…

How Summer Weather is Affecting Your Roof –

How Summer Weather is Affecting Your Roof –

This summer, you’re relying on the roof over your head to keep you cool and out of the sun. However, that same hot weather that you’re trying to get away from could be damaging your roof. Extreme weather conditions affect your shingles and roofing in different ways. While most roofs have an average lifespan of…

How Often Should You Replace Your Roof? –

How Often Should You Replace Your Roof? –

Do you know whether to replace or repair your damaged roof? Most homeowners have to replace their roof at least once, but the lifespan of a roof can vary widely–even among houses in the same neighborhood. Here are 5 things to keep in mind when you’re considering roof replacement in Marietta. Type of Roof Some…

Choosing a New Roof: Asphalt vs. Tile –

Choosing a New Roof: Asphalt vs. Tile –

As a homeowner, it’s your responsibility to keep a roof over your family’s heads—literally! Over time, the shingles on your roof begin to warp and wear, resulting in the need to replace it. Before you call a roofing contractor for a new roof installation, it’s important to understand the different types of shingle materials. Asphalt…

Your Key Defense in Preventing Underlying Deterioration and Damage –

Your Key Defense in Preventing Underlying Deterioration and Damage –

Why are gutter covers important? As a homeowner, you take pride in the appearance of your home, inside and out. Gutter covers are beneficial as they prevent your gutters from becoming clogged with debris. Debris can be classified as foliage from overhanging trees, acorns, and small pieces of sandy grit from the shingles. Gutter covers…

Common Roofing Term Definitions to Aid Homeowners –

Common Roofing Term Definitions to Aid Homeowners –

As a homeowner, have you ever been confused by construction terminology? It is commonplace for companies to use terms specific to their field of expertise. However, this terminology sometimes confuses the consumer, and this is especially true when providing a quote. Below is a list of common roofing terms and their definitions to aid in…

How to Build a Dog House Like the Experts

How to Build a Dog House Like the Experts

Are you planning to build a dog house for your dog? There are many things that you need to consider when you do and it's not just all wood and a little of paint and some hammering here and there and saw something in half. There is more to learning how to build a dog…

Things to Note Before Settling for a Cheap Log Cabin Kit

Things to Note Before Settling for a Cheap Log Cabin Kit

Many people have a great desire of building a cabin, but they lack the patience to build from the ground. Many people want to enjoy convenience by simply approaching a manufacturer and then getting the kit. After the arrival of the kit, then it is all about piecing it together or getting a contractor to…

Roof Repair Tips That Can Help Regardless of the Season

Roof Repair Tips That Can Help Regardless of the Season

Today's world requires us to be hands on at all times. Roof repair is not an exception. However, it can be a daunting task and can consume a lot of time. If you are not able to do it yourself, it is always a good idea to contact a qualified contractor who can handle the…

Constructing a House on Your Own: Here’s Why You Should Hire…

Constructing a House on Your Own: Here’s Why You Should Hire…

“Building your own house is a primal urge, one of those universal genetic drives like the need to provide for your family.” – Kevin McCloud If you want to build your house, it symbolizes your need to protect your family. Our ancestors build houses on their own and provided a roof for their family. But,…