Preparing A Home To Have A New Roof Installed


Prior to a home's roof replacement, it will be important for the homeowner to take some steps to ensure that the house is ready for the old roof to be removed and the new one installed. Luckily, preparing a home for a new roof will not be as difficult as homeowners might assume. Move Items Out Of The Attic During the course of the installation process for the roof, there will be substantial banging on the exterior of the roof, and this can cause dust or other materials to fall from the ceiling in the attic.

15 July 2019

How To Handle A Hole In Your Roof


If there's a hole in your roof, you can be sure that water will eventually find it. A roof is designed to function as a complete system, and a problem with any part of the system can compromise the entire system. A hole in your roof, for instance, can allow water to get to the wooden frame supporting the roof. This can lead to rotting, which can weaken the roof and cause it to sag.

4 June 2019

Types Of Residential Roofing Materials


Choosing the best roof replacement can be a challenging decision. You'll need to make the right choice or you could end up regretting it later. Taking a bit of time to learn what your options are can be very helpful and can allow you to select wisely. Knowing some of the various materials available for your home is ideal. 1. Asphalt shingles Have you ever looked around your neighborhood at all the roofs on the homes?

8 May 2019

3 Ways To Protect Your Commercial Roof


The commercial roof on top of your building is obviously very important, and you'll want to make sure that it's protected. The three ways listed here are all ways that you can protect your commercial roof. 1. Keep it in Good Condition First of all, your roof should be kept in good condition. This is one of the main things that you can do to protect your roof. Making sure water can drain off by keeping your gutters clean, having a commercial roofing company like Foam Experts Co check and repair your roof when needed, and other maintenance tasks can all help prevent problems later on down the line.

29 March 2019

Top Benefits Of Having Asphalt Shingles On Your Home


If you're like most homeowners, you'll want to ensure your property always looks its best. Of course, this will require a great deal of effort on your part on a regular basis. One of the areas of your home that will endure a lot of the severe weather conditions is your roof. You may need to replace this area over time. One material that you may want to use to do so is asphalt shingles.

28 January 2019

Winter Commercial Roofing Hazards And How To Proactively Mitigate Them


As the winter temperatures plummet and the snow falls, your commercial roof is put under a lot of stress and strain.  Snow and ice are heavy and put pressure on the roof. Rainwater finds its way under roofing materials and causes dry rot. And, the wind rips off shingles and flashing threatening a roof's integrity. Each of these things can lead to extensive roof damage in a very short period of time that requires expensive roofing repairs.

22 December 2018

Protect Your Business With Good Roof Maintenance


When you own a commercial building, good overall maintenance is going to keep your building in good shape for years to come. While you may not often think about the roof until it starts to leak, a little preventative maintenance can go a long way. If you wait to have your roof examined until you have a problem, you are risking the materials within the building. Depending on the size of your building and the type of roof you have, you may need to have your roof assessed several times a year to keep it in good working order.

5 December 2018

Giving Your Roof A Style Upgrade: Three Decorative Accents To Consider


Your roof can be more than just a covering for your home. With the right decorative accents, you can give your home a unique style upgrade. Whether you're ready to install a new roof or you simply want to add some decorative touches, here are a few ideas you may want to consider. Gable Vents Gable vents serve two purposes, making them a smart addition to your home. They help keep your attic properly ventilated, and they also provide a decorative touch to your home.

29 October 2018

What Hail Damage Looks Like On Your Roof By Roof Type


Hail damage strikes different roofing materials in different ways. In fact, you might be surprised to see how different the impacts of hail have on these different materials. If you have a few heavy hail storms, and you want to see if hail damaged your roof, here is how to identify it.  On Asphalt Shingles  On traditional asphalt shingles, hail damage takes two forms. Primarily, you will see pitting. This is where the hail hit and made an impression.

9 October 2018

Professional Roof Cleaners Can Restore An Old Roof


So many people have the desire to update their roof, but they just don't have the money. But, there are cheap and easy ways that homeowners can greatly improve the look of their roofing material. In fact, even just cleaning your roofing shingles can have a big effect on how your home looks. A thorough professional cleaning can restore the bright, original color of your roof. Over time, shingles can absorb dirt and fade in color.

24 September 2018