Most homeowners believe that their roof is in good shape until it starts leaking or shows explicit signs of water damage. Missing shingles and water stains on the ceiling indicate that the roof has suffered water damage and needs repair. Homeowners need to pay attention to these warning signs and get the necessary storm damage […]
There are many reasons asphalt shingles remain the go-to roofing option. They are reasonably priced and easy to install, not to mention beautiful. They are available in a wide variety of colors and textures, with some even mimicking the earthy good looks of wood shakes, tile and slate.
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: