How to Choose a Garage Roofer

How to Choose a Garage Roofer

If you find out that your garage roof is leaking or damp you will probably know that you will need to get it repaired or replaced. Most people use their garage for storage and so of course not having a weather seal on the roof is a problem. Most searches online to find someone to…

Getting A New Roof Installed

Getting A New Roof Installed

Selecting a roof installation service is not a decision that should be taken lightly. There are a number of factors that you need to consider when choosing your contractor. When dealing with something as important as your roof the last thing you want to do is hire an installer who will do a poor job…

Roofing Maintenance Program

Roofing Maintenance Program

More than following all the best roofing practices, your roofing contractor must also be highly trained and experienced when it comes to maintaining roofs. The best way to verify if you have the right contractor for your roofing requirements is to ask for documentation from their previous transactions. Pick the contractor that is able to…

Factors That Influence Your Roof Repair Estimate

Factors That Influence Your Roof Repair Estimate

Roofs provide two very important functions for your home and business. First, they protect us and our belongings from the harsh effects of weather. Certainly, roofs shelter us from rain, wind, snow, and all types of weather, but they also provide important structural support to a building or home. In addition, repairs and replacements often…

Do I Need a New Roof or Not?

Do I Need a New Roof or Not?

Summer of 2010 brought a lot of interesting weather to Montana, we saw everything from late snow to extreme heat. The one storm that left the biggest impact on everyone was the hail storm that left cars dented, windows shattered and of course a ton of siding and roof damage. I learned quite a bit…

Are Roof Shingles Suitable For All Roofs?

Are Roof Shingles Suitable For All Roofs?

Roof shingles come in a variety of materials and styles. Choosing the one that fits your needs is one of the most important decisions when replacing your roof. There are things that need to be considered when choosing your roof tiles such as climate, layout, durability, safety, and finally cosmetic appearance. A roof is something…

The Pitfalls of Installing a New Roof Over an Old One

The Pitfalls of Installing a New Roof Over an Old One

Roofing replacement comes at a significant cost. Once you calculate the cost of tear down and waste disposal combined with the labour and materials involved in installation, even the cheapest options is likely to cost several thousand dollars. As a cost saving effort, many home owners choose to have their new roof installed over the…

Is a Rubber Roof a Good Choice for My Home?

Is a Rubber Roof a Good Choice for My Home?

When you are thinking about roof replacement, it is wise to learn everything you can about all your options. With this level of knowledge, you and your trusted roofing contractor can decide with roof system is right for your home. Perhaps you can start by learning a little bit about rubber roofs since they are…

Learning About The Cost Of A New Roof

Learning About The Cost Of A New Roof

How much does a new roof cost? This is a common enough question on forums and discussion boards. Roofs are long-term investments which according to manufacturers can last 20, 30 or years. Most roofs fail much before that and need replacement. The roofing material itself might last the period promised but sometimes the underlay gets…

Roof Exclusions in a Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

Roof Exclusions in a Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

Don’t assume everything in your home is covered by your homeowner’s insurance policy. In many cases, certain exclusions, roof exclusions for example, keep your home from full coverage. Make sure to go over any roof exclusions with your insurance agent. Age of the Roof Often, the age or layering of your roof plays a role…

Some Easy-To-Do Roof Repair and Maintenance Tips for Winter

Some Easy-To-Do Roof Repair and Maintenance Tips for Winter

As the fall starts getting colder and the days start getting shorter, it means that the summer is almost at your door. Winter brings a lot of house-related problems along with it, and roofing problems are among them. During the summer, homeowners may face various roof issues, including ice dams formation, condensation, and damage to…

The Benefits Of Green Roofing

The Benefits Of Green Roofing

Traditional roofing is designed to shed water as quickly as possible from the roof surface. Conversely, green roofing actually holds water on the roof. It may also make maintenance more difficult and can cost up to 50% more to install. So why would you consider building a green roof? What is ecological roofing A green…

Avoid Roof Leaks and Damaging Black Mold

Avoid Roof Leaks and Damaging Black Mold

Black mold might seem like just an eye sore, but the fact of the matter is that you might need to invest in roof replacement or even rebuild your entire home if you do not prevent this problem or take care of it immediately when it first occurs. This is more than just an inconvenience…

Roofing Repairs Re-Pointing And Replacement Of Ridge Tiles

Roofing Repairs Re-Pointing And Replacement Of Ridge Tiles

Replacing broken or missing ridge tiles is something that should only be attempted by an expert roofing contractor. It’s a difficult job that requires a multitude of skills and a lot of expensive equipment, not things that your average homeowner usually possess offhand. Re pointing the hips on buildings is even more difficult being as…

Roofing Replacement Is Sometimes Called For

Roofing Replacement Is Sometimes Called For

If you are noticing that there are frequent issues with your present roof, you may wish to consider roofing replacement in order to permanently address these issues. That may be the answer, and it may save you a ton of money in the long run. Sometimes, when home owners try to save money by just…

How To Know When An Asphalt Roof Is In Need Of Replacement

How To Know When An Asphalt Roof Is In Need Of Replacement

Asphalt shingles are one of the most commonly used roofing materials in the country. They’re an excellent choice because they’re relatively inexpensive and durable, with a useful life of fifteen to twenty years. Good as they are, sooner or later you’re going to need to start thinking in terms of roof replacement, but how do…

Can Roof Hail Damage Result in Replacing an Entire Roof?

Can Roof Hail Damage Result in Replacing an Entire Roof?

How much damage to your roof can come during a hail storm? In Georgia, hail storms are not that uncommon and many homeowners visually see hail several times during the year. That is the case in metro Atlanta, where the last few years have resulted in elevated hail activity. Most people are somewhat aware of…

Why Architectural Shingles Are the Best Asphalt Shingles for a Roof Replacement

Why Architectural Shingles Are the Best Asphalt Shingles for a Roof Replacement

When choosing a type of shingles for your new roof replacement, architectural shingles or as they’re also known, three dimensional shingles, lead the way in terms of quality, look, superiority, and durability. Architectural singles were first introduced in the 1970s in order to produce a high-end, quality asphalt shingle that had the look of cedar…

10 Signs of Roof Replacement

10 Signs of Roof Replacement

Price drives a lot of decision making in the roofing industry. The basic premise of your home being your investment means that you want to put as little money into upkeep and maintenance as possible, while earning value. One of the bigger expenses that most home owners are tasked with is whether or not they…

Calculating the Roof Replacement Cost

Calculating the Roof Replacement Cost

Have you ever counted all of the benefits that a roof provides? Roofs are one of the basic parts of any building. They provide security from unwanted severe weather, and not to mention it gives us shelter. If your roof needs to be replaced by a new one, don’t wait and contact the nearest and…