2 Problems To Check For On Your Shingled Roof After The Snow Melts

During the winter months, your shingled roof is subjected to snow, ice, and rapid temperature changes that cause melting and freezing. Since your roof may be covered most of the time, it can be difficult to ascertain whether or not the shingles or the underlying plywood has sustained damage. Once winter comes to an end and the snow melts, however, check your roof for the following problems that may have occurred over the season. Read More 

The Best Roofing Tips For Windy Cities

Living in a windy city definitely has its benefits, including cleaner air. When there is more wind, it tends to blow out the pollution, which can make the air that you breathe a lot cleaner. However, living in a windy city also means that you have to prepare your house for big wind gusts, especially your roof. A good roofing system has a variety of things, including good fasteners, a solid underlayment, and a roofing material that can withstand all of the wind. Read More 

4 Signs of Asphalt Shingle Roof Deterioration

A roof of asphalt shingles will last about 20 years. If your roof sustains excessive direct sunlight, or you live in an area with temperature extremes, your roof can deteriorate faster. You can get by with repairs when you have an area with localized damage or you are dealing with your first leak. As your roof continues to break down, you will start to experience more frequent leaks. Asphalt shingles start to crack and you might find a loose one that has fallen to the ground. Read More 

Four Reasons To Consider Using Single Ply Membrane Roofing For Your Commercial Building

If you own a commercial building, you should consider using a single-ply membrane roof. This is especially true is you have space that is leased to one or more businesses. This type of roof has grown in popularity with commercial real estate owners and may lead to greater cash flow from your properties. The following are a few of the benefits. They reflect sunlight These membranes are fabricated from a thermoplastic or thermoset material, depending upon the size and design of your building, and they are coated with an acrylic material. Read More 

Roofing Safety Tips For The Spring

The end of the winter season is the perfect time to give your roof a good look. Winter may have caused damage to some of your roof shingles, clogged up your gutters, or otherwise caused an issue for you that will need to be repaired. That said, don't go up to your roof without first taking a moment to make sure you can do so safely. Here are some roofing safety tips to keep in mind for the first time you head up there this spring. Read More