Keeping Your Roof In Decent Shape

About Me
Keeping Your Roof In Decent Shape

After listening to a few friends of mine complain about the cost of replacing their roof, I realized that I should make sure that my own roof was in decent shape. I climbed up on a ladder to see if I could see the shingles, and things weren't looking very pretty. Some patches of shingles were missing entirely, while others looked badly damaged. Fortunately, I caught the damage early enough that experts could patch up the issues. However, since roofing damage isn't always obvious, I decided to put up this website so that others can spot trouble of their own.

Archive

Tips For Choosing The Right Roofing Material For Your Colonial Revival Home

10 June 2016
 Categories: , Blog

Colonial Revival homes have a mishmash style that combines several architectural elements popular at the same time this style flourished, which was between 1880 and 1955. The homes are typically two stories with simple lines accented with ornamental features. But the roof is where Colonial Revival homes vary the most since there are a few different roof styles that can be present on a Revival home. When choosing a roofing material for your Colonial Revival, it is important to take into consideration your home's specific roof style. Read More …

Bad Tile Roof? 3 Reasons Why You Might Want To Think About Restoring Your Tile Roof

8 June 2016
 Categories: , Blog

Clay tile roofs are beautiful, but they are also expensive to restore. It can cost up to $1,000 for every 100 square feet to install a tile roof, depending on the complexity of your roof layout and the exact materials you choose. The cost for replacing as asphalt roof, on the other hand, hovers at about $385 for every 100 square feet. As you can see, the cost for the former can get quite expensive, especially if you live in a large home. Read More …

5 Benefits Of A Foam Roof

11 May 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If you are looking for an energy-efficient roofing product, a foam roof may be a great option. A foam roof is usually comprised of sprayed polyurethane foam. The polyurethane is made from a mixture of polyol and isocyanate. As the two components are combined and sprayed onto the roof, they convert from a liquid to a foam solid. Here are some advantages of having a polyurethane foam roof: No Leaks Read More …

Looking For Signs Of Roof Damage

2 May 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If your roof has been battered by hail, the damage caused by it may later cause problems for your roof that you will not want to delay in having fixed. While it is essential that you have your roof inspected once a year, this is often not enough. Also, if you have your roof inspected regularly, you will be able to document what the roof was like before and after the damage. Read More …

Choosing Between The Right And Wrong Coatings For Your Cedar Shingle Roof

31 March 2016
 Categories: , Blog

Shingles cut from durable cedar and similar woods, commonly called shake roof shingles, are attractive and relatively long lasting compared to other materials. However, applying the wrong coating or failing to coat the roof at all can result in a short lived roof that costs a lot to repair and replace. Take care of your roof by choosing the right roof coating and avoiding the wrong types. Right: UV Blocking Stains Read More …