Asphalt shingle roofing is easily the most popular type of roofing in the country. If you have an asphalt shingle roof, you should be aware of the presence of asphalt shingle granules. What are these granules, and what do they say about your roof?
The roof is considered one of the most complex parts of your home. Aside from the shingles that people can see from outside, it is made up of many components that allow it to function as an effective barrier against the elements. Two of these components are the rafters and trusses. What are they, and how […]
Taking good care of your roof goes beyond just the roof’s components. You also have to consider other parts of the home that work hand-in-hand with your roof, such as the attic. More specifically, having good attic ventilation is essential for a well-functioning roof because of the following reasons.
In general, you should have your roof inspected at least twice a year, ideally in spring and fall. Why spring and not summer? Scheduling roof maintenance – and home improvement projects – in summer has several practical advantages. These advantages include:
Without support from roof trusses, your roofing system wouldn’t be able to protect your home from the elements. What is a roof truss? And, why is it an important part of your roofing system?