Roofing felt is typically synthetic (fiberglass) or organic (cloth fibers soaked in asphalt) felt on which asphalt shingles are installed. The underlayment serves several useful purposes: It Improves Roof Aesthetics An often-missed advantage of a roofing underlay is the contribution it makes to your curb appeal. Imagine two types of roofs, one with an uneven surface (bumps and undulations) and another one that lies flush on top of the house.
10 September 2018
Flat roofing is much different than the shingle roofing you see on homes with steep roofs. Shingles are effective on roofs with a pitch since water rolls down the shingles and doesn't pool on the roof. Shingles won't work on a flat roof since the rain would pool and seep underneath the shingles to cause roof damage. Instead of shingles, other types of roofing are used such as the built-up roof.
15 August 2018
Plastic gutters are an alternative to the more traditional aluminum gutters that are used in most residential and commercial properties. Plastic has a number of material qualities that make it well suited for use in your roof's gutter system. Understanding some of the largest advantages associated with plastic gutters can help you determine if you should have plastic gutters installed on your property to meet your roofing drainage needs. 1. Durability
27 July 2018
For homes with worn and damaged roofs, replacing it will need to be considered a high priority task. Underestimating the need for this work can be costly, and making the time and effort to learn more about roof replacement projects can prove useful throughout this process. Consider The Potential Costs Of Delaying Your Roof Replacement Delaying replacing your roof due to worries about the costs involved can prove to be a counterproductive strategy.
9 July 2018
Seamless gutters are an alternative type of gutters that, as their name would indicate, do not have seams between individual sections. Instead, seamless gutters are custom made in a single piece for the length of your entire roof. The lack of seams makes it much less likely that leaks will develop or that organic debris like leaves and twigs will become stuck and clog your gutters and downspouts. However, despite these benefits over their traditional counterparts, seamless gutters are not completely invincible.
21 June 2018
One of your roles as a homeowner is making sure preventative maintenance and repairs are done on your home in a timely manner. Whether you enjoy getting outdoors and completing DIY maintenance and repairs yourself or you prefer to delegate the projects to local roofing and siding service, spring is the perfect time to think about improving the exterior of your home. Here is are the most important maintenance and repairs you should focus on this spring.
1 June 2018
The key to helping make your property as attractive and durable as possible will rest in the materials you use on the exterior of it. One material you may want to put in place is vinyl siding because of the many advantages of doing so. Knowing some of the top reasons to use this item may be the motivation you need to start! Reason #1: Attractive appearance One of the top reasons use vinyl siding is because of the visual appeal it adds to your property.
14 May 2018
When you live in a cold region where you will have to deal with things like the possibility of ice dams on your roof, it is important for you to become educated on the things that you can do to prevent them. The information here can prove to be very helpful when it comes to preventing ice dams. Understanding ice dams on the roof – Ice dams can occur on your roof when there is a good amount of snow that ends up melting over heated areas that can cause the surface of the roof to be warmer than the freezing outside temperature.
1 May 2018
If your roof is reaching the end of its life, you are going to need to have a new roof installed. When you have a new roof installed, you can choose to do an overlay or a teardown. You can also choose to change the roofing material on your home and the look of your roof when you have it replaced. The cost and ability to fix your roof may vary greatly based on the time of year.
17 April 2018
Is your home's metal roof aging, yet you do not have the cash on hand to replace the material? If so, you could extend the life of your metal roof a bit longer by using a protective sealant. This can provide many benefits to metal roofing that you may not be aware of. Sealants Protect Metal From Outdoor Weather Your roof protects your home from the outdoor weather, but your roofing material can also use additional protection for itself.
4 April 2018