Roof Installation

Buying a new roof is a big investment, and we want to help you make a good one. Learn about the best materials for your needs, alternative options like metal roofing, and how to find a local roofer that will do the job for you.

If you live in the San Jose area, you are also welcome to check out our roofing installation services page or call any time to learn more.

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|

Should Your Flat Roof be Sloped?

Should your flat roof be sloped? It may sound more like a definitional question than a real concern. However, despite their name, flat roofs should be sloped. They installed at a pitch significantly smaller than anything you’ll see on an actual sloped roof. The pitch may actually be imperceptible when you’re looking at the roof. [...]

By |2022-01-04T16:55:19+00:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Roof Installation|

How Long Does Roof Insulation Last?

Roof insulation is, in theory, one of the most long-lived layers of the roof. Safe beneath the shingles from the sun, rain and other damage, roof insulation won’t deteriorate quickly at all. In fact, roof insulation can be expected to last the lifetime of your home, or 100 years or more. Everything from spray insulation [...]

By |2021-10-14T19:19:56+00:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Roof Installation|

Environmentally Friendly Roofing Options

There are many different environmentally friendly roofing options. Which you should choose really depends on what you want to prioritize when it comes to being environmentally friendly. Do you want a material that is recyclable? That doesn’t take much energy to produce? Or, that helps you reduce how much energy you use when cooling your [...]

By |2022-02-28T20:27:57+00:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Roof Installation|

How to Insulate a Flat Roof from the Inside

If you already have a flat roof but want to better its insulation, you may want to know how to insulate a flat roof from inside. Afterall, it is expensive, particularly on a large commercial roof, to remove the top layer of the roof and then lay down new insulation. However, before you figure out [...]

By |2020-12-09T10:23:04+00:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: General, Roof Installation|