Are Flat Roofs More Energy Efficient?

On a commercial building, flat roofs are often included as a matter of efficiency. On such broad buildings, including a sloped roof would require a very large amount of materials, and the weight of the pitched roof might also be design-prohibitive. It is more cost-effective and more convenient to install flat roofs instead. As a [...]

By |2022-08-04T18:53:34+00:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: General|

What is Roof Flashing and Why Does it Matter?

Roof flashing is one of the most critical parts of a roof. Unfortunately, it is also one of the least understood. Some homeowners, and inexperienced roofers, might just dab some roofing cement on leaking flashing and call it done. However, this is only going to stop the leak temporarily. Roof flashing needs special treatment and, [...]

By |2022-07-05T14:20:59+00:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Roof Installation|

The Pros and Cons of a Tile Roof

Tile roofing is a traditional roofing material that you can often find on historic homes in the South, mission style homes on the west coast, and other classic architectural styles. While they were once composed of simple clay, modern material science has enabled manufacturers to make even more durable, consistent and beautiful tiles from concrete [...]

By |2022-06-09T19:40:02+00:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: General|

5 Signs You Need to Repair Your Rain Gutters

You rely on your rain gutters to take water from the roof and send it far enough away that it doesn’t damage the exterior of your home. We tend to forget about our gutter system until we realize that is has eaten away at our garden bed, stained the side of our house, or caused [...]

By |2022-05-10T12:45:05+00:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Gutters|

How Often Should You Have to Replace Your Rain Gutters?

Do you have a roofer recommending that you replace your gutters, but you’re not sure if they really need it? Or are you certain your gutters are falling apart and need to be replaced but don’t feel like they lasted as long as they should? How often should you have to replace your rain gutters? [...]

By |2022-04-19T12:24:52+00:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Gutters|

How Do You Know if Your Roof Flashing Is Bad?

Roof flashing is the thin pieces or sheets of metal that protect key areas of your roof from water intrusion. You can find flashing down open valleys, around chimneys, skylights, plumbing boots and more. These are also some of the most common spots for leaks to develop, and often those leaks are caused by bad [...]

By |2022-03-31T11:50:17+00:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Roof Repair|
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