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 […]
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:
As any expert roofer will tell you, the roofing system is your home’s first line of defense against the elements. Without it, your home will be vulnerable to leaks and pest infestation. However, due to the roof’s very same purpose, you can also expect it to sustain a significant amount of storm damage in the […]
Your roofing system can experience a bevy of issues during its lifespan. As the homeowner, it’s your responsibility to avoid these problems as much as possible to ensure that your roof remains in good condition. One problem that you need to avoid at all cost is sagging roofs, and one way you can do so […]