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

4 Roof Maintenance Tasks You Should Know How To Do For Longer Lasting Roofing


For a longer lasting roof, you will want to do maintenance regularly, and you will need to know how to do these chores correctly. You will want to know how to clean the gutters, remove snow, and do small repairs to ensure your roof lasts for years. Here are some of the roof maintenance tasks that you need to know how to do for a longer lasting roof: 1. Cleaning Gutters to Reduce Wear from Debris on The Roof

5 September 2018

4 Tips For Cleaning Your Metal Roof


One of the best parts about installing a metal roof on your business, aside from its great insulating and energy savings properties, is how easy it is to clean a metal roof. With a metal roof, you never have to worry about scrubbing away the granules like you do when cleaning a tile roof. #1 Get the Right Cleaner You need to make sure that you use the right cleaner on your metal roof.

10 August 2018

Top Benefits Of Clay Roofing Tiles


Whether you're replacing the roof on your current home or are considering building a new home, you will have to make a decision about what type of roofing materials to use. There are many different options when it comes to roofing materials, so it can be difficult to decide which one is the best one for your roof. Many people feel like clay roofing tiles are the best options. There are a number of benefits to clay roofing tiles, such as:

24 July 2018

Saving Yourself Money By Buying Roof Coatings


Inefficient roofs are a common issue that will cost you a lot of money in excessive heating and cooling bills. However, roof coatings are a great investment that can not only save you money but also make it easier for you to stay cool.  Inefficient Roofs Cost You Money In Inefficiency People often spend thousands of dollars on efficiency windows and spend time ensuring that their door frames are sealed but ignore an inefficient roof.

17 June 2018

4 Signs Homeowners Should Contact An Asphalt Shingle Service


The majority of homeowners don't think about contacting roofing contractors until they begin to notice a leak in their home. Unfortunately, by the time a leak is noticeable, it has generally already caused significant damages to the structural elements of the home, such as the support beams. To prevent this type of extensive damage, it is important for homeowners to be aware of any changes to their roof and contact a roofing contractor as soon as possible.

17 June 2018