Signs That Residential Roofs Need Immediate Repair

Signs That Residential Roofs Need Immediate Repair

Repairing entire sections of residential roofs is a hefty expenditure. Instead of letting your roof reach the point where you’ll need to undertake even more high-priced bills, invest in preventative maintenance and repairs. Here are some signs that you’re ready for a visit from the local roofing company. Extreme Weather The most obvious time to…

Flat Roofs for Houses

Flat Roofs for Houses

Every flat roof is the same, isn’t it? Absolutely not. Many homeowners are surprised to learn that there are 4 basic types of flat roof. While the price for these roofs is relatively similar, different types of roofs offer different benefits. If you are considering installing a roof on a new home, you should carefully…

Choice of Metal Roofs

Choice of Metal Roofs

There was a time when metal roofs were considered despicable and unattractive and no one wanted to install a cheap metal roof. But now the times have changed. It is not so anymore. Now metal roofs are being installed increasingly by proud home owners. Nowadays even for metal roofs there are new colors, shapes and…

Preparing Commercial Roofs for Winter

Preparing Commercial Roofs for Winter

If you own a business in an area that experiences harsh winters you will need to protect your building by providing a superior coating system for the roof. From small single unit buildings to large industrial warehouses the roof is probably the single most important part of the structure and if it gets damaged due…

Keeping Roofs Leak Free – The Importance of Eaves

Keeping Roofs Leak Free – The Importance of Eaves

A roof is comprised of four elements: the main roof, the eaves, the fascia board and the gutter. A house without eaves can cause as much water damage as a house without a roof. Here is Dan's story: Dan had three leaks in his house that caused water damage every time it rained. Finally, late…

Protect and Make Your Home Stand Out – Architectural Roofs …

Protect and Make Your Home Stand Out – Architectural Roofs …

One of the biggest challenges when purchasing an older home or building a new one with design elements borrowed from the past, revolves around structure and material. For those that want to remain true to the original architecture, there is a special emphasis on the kind of materials that you purchase. A example that underscores…

Silicone Coatings for Flat Roofs

Silicone Coatings for Flat Roofs

People often ask how silicone differs from conventional roofing materials. It may look and feel similar to some plastics, but it is a fundamentally different material with many unique and desirable characteristics. Silicone is a man-made material based on the element silicon. Chemists and industrialists have been developing and exploring the many properties and applications…

Removal Moss And Algae From ROOFS

Removal Moss And Algae From ROOFS

Perhaps, like many people around the world, you have moss or algae growth on the roof of your house. This can occur on most common roofing materials: asphalt, cedar shakes, concrete tiles, etc., and will shorten the life of your roof. People with moss or algae growth on their roofs tend to live in areas…

The Truth About Roofs

The Truth About Roofs

You can not have too many roofs in your inventory without dealing with leaks. If you rehab, you EXPECT to find ceiling stains, the tell tale sign of a leaky roof, in almost every project. I find projects without signs of past or present leaks the exception to the norm! Sometimes shingles are just going…

EPDM Rubber Roofs – The Simple Cost Effective Solution for F…

EPDM Rubber Roofs – The Simple Cost Effective Solution for F…

What is EPDM? Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer is a synthetic rubber most commonly used in single-ply roofing used for flat roofs which is now readily available. Installation is straightforward with no special tools or complex equipment needed unlike other roof systems. It comes in sheets that can be cut easily and shaped to fit any…

Roofing Contractors Provide A Quick Finish To Your Roofs

Roofing Contractors Provide A Quick Finish To Your Roofs

A sound roof is the fundamental to protect your house and maintain its beauty and value. Roofing contractors provide a quick finish to your roofs and assessment the damage caused that makes your roof worthy to live beneath. The unusual dampness on the roofs causes the most of the damage caused to home finish. There…

Finding Source Of Leaks In Flat Roofs

Finding Source Of Leaks In Flat Roofs

All roofs are very difficult to repair if they develop a leakage. However flat roofs are all the more difficult to repair. It is so because it is very difficult to find the leakage. If the roof is sloping then it is not at all difficult to trace the source of leakage because the slope…

Everything You Should Know About Standing Seam Metal Roofs

Everything You Should Know About Standing Seam Metal Roofs

Most metal roofing systems are very durable and their maintenance expenses are low. You can easily attach these metal roofs to other materials used in roofing. The most crucial element of these standing sea metal roofing is that they do not catch fire easily. Here is a list of everything you should know in regards…

Standing Seam Metal Roofs

Standing Seam Metal Roofs

The standing seam metal roof is a favored roofing option in many parts of the country both for its elegance and functionality. The elegant seams add dimension to the flat roofs make these roofs an instant favorite in many parts of the country and the world. If you live in the cold parts where there…

Green Roofs Equal Huge Savings

Green Roofs Equal Huge Savings

One of the hottest trends in residential roofing is going green. Homeowners not only want to find ways to save on cost utility bills, but also conserve the environment. The demand for green roofing options has steadily increased as more and more people become more money and environmentally conscious. The biggest reason homeowners have held…

Flat Roofs Or Traditional Roofs – Which Are Better?

Flat Roofs Or Traditional Roofs – Which Are Better?

The type of roof you want to have should be in consideration of the type of building it will be placed on. Commercial buildings can benefit from a flat roof for a number of reasons but it should not be assumed that a traditional roof is the only choice for a residential building. Before deciding…

Residential Metal Roofs – Color Your Roof in Style

Residential Metal Roofs – Color Your Roof in Style

The variety of metal roof colors and styles available today may astound you. If you are considering a metal roof, you can forget that old tin roof look. If you want the price and durability of a metal roof, but prefer the classic shingle look, metal roof shingles are available in all the colors of…

Residential Metal Roofing Materials – New Metal Roofs Are Be…

Residential Metal Roofing Materials – New Metal Roofs Are Be…

The votes are in, and not only have metal roofing materials ceased to be considered as stark, industrial and boring – they’ve become the new architectural style-staple, while also being favored by those looking to diminish their carbon footprints, save electricity and improve the fire rating of their homes. Indeed, aside from reflecting heat off…

Important Information About Flat Roofs on Residential Build…

Important Information About Flat Roofs on Residential Build…

Flat roofs are one of the oldest roofing styles. They are most common in many places of the world but especially where there is very little rain, such as traditional homes in Israel. One interesting note is that they are becoming more popular here in the United States; they are indeed re-gaining popularity in modern…

Aluminum Roofs: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Aluminum Roofs: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Aluminum rooftops have become progressively more popular during the last half-century. They’re much more readily accessible than they were 60 years ago, nevertheless they continue to have the different quality and style which makes them remarkable in residential roofing systems. They are ideal for modern architecture because they may establish smooth lines and sharp edges…

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