The Use of Slate in Residential Roofing Materials

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Slate roofing is a popular choice for many residential roofs. Slate is composed of actual shingle-like slivers of rock and is often seen on more upscale homes. It is among the residential roofing materials that are long lasting and nearly indestructible. In fact, a slate roof that is over 100 years of age is not […]

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Metal Roofing Information For Homeowners

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Metal roofing Information The housing industry has continued to see an increased demand for metal roofing. As a contractor we believe that homeowners are really beginning to see the value of a metal roof. The upfront cost of steel roofing can be 1.5-2 times more than most shingles, but if you think about replacing that […]

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The 4 Most Common Residential Roofing Materials

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The 4 Most Common Residential roofing Materials Why Research roofing Materials There may be many reasons you might be searching for the best roofing materials for your home. You may have an unresolved warranty problem and you want to find a product from a manufacturer you can trust in the future. Or you may be […]

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Roofing Replacement – The Seven Basics

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There are seven Basic elements in your roofing. The Support, the Deck, the Underlayment, the Roof Covering, the Flashing, the Ridge Vents, and the Design. 1: The structure under your actual roofing; the support beams (rafters, trusses), typically in the attic, that support the roof structure from underneath. You need to conduct a thorough inspection […]

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Roof Types and the Most Common Roofing Materials

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Roof systems and roofing materials are mostly divided into two classifications which are the steep slope and the low slope. The types of membranes installed on these slopes differ as well. For low slopes, less than 14 degrees off weatherproof or water impermeable materials while the steep slopes has roof coverings that exceeds 14 degrees. […]

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Flat Roof Repair

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Most flat roofs are found on commercial buildings and were probably installed by professional commercial roofers with flat roofing experience; however, you will find some residences with this type of installation. Unfortunately, most of these installs were done by contractors with little or no experience dealing with this type of roofing and end up requiring […]

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