Are you tired of the general appearance of your home? Many times a great deal can be done with just the addition of a few details. Consultation with a roofing expert is a good way to go. They can often offer designs or suggestions that can make a huge difference. Continue reading “Adjusting Your Current Roof”
Weather in the United States varies greatly from state to state. Everything from heavy sun rays to hurricanes is not unusual. As a result, it is important when you to choose a roof that will be able to withstand whatever nature brings you.
One type of roofing that is very popular is metal which comes in various styles and often is more beneficial than asphalt.
Metal roofing is noncombustible and has a Class A fire rating. In some cases, this can reduce a building’s fire insurance. This type of roofing is especially important in heavily wooded areas. It is highly resistant to wind-blown embers which can become embedded in other types of roofing. Continue reading “Beat The Weather With Metal Roofing”
Let’s face it, a new roof is expensive but if you don’t want to ruin the rest of the building and its contents, proper protection from the weather is essential. How do you tell if only repairs will suffice or the entire area must be replaced?
Continue reading “Do You Need a New Roof or Does it Just Need Repairs?”
Membrane roofing is one of the most important things to consider when a secure waterproof roof is desired. For many years it was used for flat top commercial buildings. However, in recent years it has been found to be effective on residential flat and slightly sloped roofs as well as patio roofing.
Types of Membrane Roofing
There are three types of membrane roofing. These are synthetic rubber (thermoset), modified bitumen and thermoplastic membrane. Each involves different materials and has different advantages.
Continue reading “Waterproofing Your Roof With A Membrane”
Commercial roofing has greatly improved over the past few years. Today the most popular type of roofing for businesses, hospitals and other locations is metal roofing.
Types of Metal Roofing
A very popular type of metal roofing is called standing seam. This type of panel roofing is available in four types: symmetrical lock seams, double lock seams, and one or two piece snap-lock interlock. They are lightweight, available in a variety of colors and can last up to 60 years. Rib steel paneling is also available. Continue reading “All About Commercial Metal Roofing”
Today’s roofing market offers a wide range of choices when it comes to one’s roof. There are asphalt, shingles, shakes, metal, tile and slate. There are also imitation asphalt, tile and slate. A wide range of colors is also available.
The overall effect you want is the first thing to be considered when choosing a roof. After that, the price will probably be a dominating factor when making a choice.
Continue reading “What Roof Is Right For Your House?”
When a house is built, a good builder will be careful to use good materials and follow a blueprint regarding construction. A good roofer does the same thing. Their purpose is to build, maintain and repair roofs. Many people do not understand what is required to be a good roofer.