Three Common Types Of Roof Coatings

Roof coatings, as their name indicates, are materials that are applied directly to the surface of your roof and are designed to protect it against environmental and physical damage. Roof coatings can be made out of a wide variety of different materials, each of which possesses a distinct set of physical characteristics and thus unique advantages and drawbacks as well. Understanding what some of the most common types of roof coatings are, and what they are best suited to, can help you determine which roof coating is the best fit for your home. Read More 

3 Questions To Help You Determine If An Asphalt Shingle Roof Is Right For You

Your home's roof is vital for protecting you, your loved ones, and your belongings from the elements. However, like any part of the home, the roof eventually needs replacement. Wear and tear, storm damage, neglect, etc. can lead to leaks and other problems. When this happens, it's time to consider replacing your roof. If you've noticed problems with your home's roof, you may need a new roof. Before you call a contractor, however, use these three questions to determine if an asphalt shingle roof is right for you. Read More 

How To Preserve Wood Shingles

Wood shakes and shingles are always going to be among the most common materials for residential roofing. There is just something about the natural style of wood that homeowners and builders love. In fact, many people actually love the way that wood looks as it gets older. The antique wood style is very desirable. There are even some products that are made with a distressed look so that they will look older than they actually are. Read More 

What Are Metal Roof Benefits?

With the luxury of building a house for a family, you have some control over the layout, design, and materials. The roof might not even have been on your list of things to bring up during contractor meetings, but it's possible that you've only just started to notice metal roofs in your borough or town. How could anyone benefit from that roof material? Lower HVAC Costs A primary benefit has nothing to do with the aesthetics of steel or metal alloys adoring the top of a house. Read More 

How Trees Lead To The Need For Roof Repairs

A tree that's too close to your roof can do a lot of damage -- even a small tree can tear up shingles as it moves back and forth in the wind. A problem with trees is that they seem to turn into problems suddenly while you don't realize it. A tree that seems far from the roof in the winter begins to scrape the shingles when it is bushy with leaves in the summer. Read More