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Metal Roofing Options You Should Know

Metal roofs are not only aesthetically pleasing, but they are incredibly durable and last for decades, sometimes up to 40 to 70 years, if cared for properly. They’re weather resistant, easy to install, and very energy efficient, making them a great choice for a variety of homes. Metal roofs are also able to reflect the […]

What is Asphalt Made Of?

Asphalt is a sticky and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid material found in nature and is a form of petroleum. Also known as “bitumen,” it can be found naturally in nature, or produced as a byproduct of petroleum processing.  In ancient times, asphalt was used as a naturally occurring element for waterproofing by the Romans and […]

How To Fix A Metal Roof

Although metal roofs are the most durable, there come times when some repair is needed. Whether your roof sustained damage by a storm, expansion/contraction or rust, these highly durable roofs do indeed sometimes need some TLC. Before you set out to repair your roof, make sure you check your paperwork to see if it’s covered […]

What is a Cool Roof?

Cool Roofs Are you interested in learning more about cool roofs? No, not “that’s a really cool looking roof” kind of roof. These are specially designed to reflect more sunlight than the average roof, hence absorbing less heat. As you may suspect, this comes with plenty of benefits. A traditional dark roof can reach temperatures […]

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

If it’s time to replace the roof on your home and you’re considering buying metal roofing, it is important to do your research and weigh the pros and cons of metal versus other more conventional roofing materials, such as tile, wood and asphalt. Here, we consider the various benefits and downsides of metal roofing, such […]

What New Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof

You’ve finally purchased your new home and have moved in – congratulations! Now comes the fun (and sometimes challenging) part of being a homeowner. Whether it’s cleaning out your gutters on a regular basis, repairing the little items that break in your home through regular wear and tear, or completely replacing your siding or roof, […]

Exterior Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

We’re in the home stretch of summer, and fall will be here in just a few short days. That means you want to make sure the exterior of your home, including your roof, is ready for the cold months ahead. Here are a few things you should get done as soon as possible: Check Your […]

How Do I Know if I Need a New Roof?

To replace, or not to replace… that’s the ultimate roofing question for homeowners. While it’s preferable from a financial perspective to have repairs done, there are times when the evidence points to a roof replacement being the inevitable option. Check out some of the most common signs that you should look out for in the […]

4 Factors of a Roofing Estimate

Your roof protects your most important investment– your home. And yet, many homeowners aren’t sure what roof repairs or a full roof replacement should cost. Below we’ll go over the main factors most roofing contractors consider when estimating the cost of a new project. When going over these items with your roofer, it can speed […]

The Benefits of Silicone Roof Coatings

There are numerous things you can do to prolong the life of a flat roof, and adding a coating is at the top of the list. When properly applied, a roof coating can save your building from leaks, reduce stress on your HVAC system, improve the look of your building and best of all, save […]
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