An Overview Of Focus Areas During Roof Inspection
7 September 2018
Regularly inspecting and maintaining your roof is the best way to prolong its life. Here are some of the areas your roofing contractor will focus on during the inspections:
Overall State of the Roof
The inspector will assess the overall state of the roof – whether it is sagging, if there are any parts sitting at an unusual angle and so on and so forth. For example, a sagging roof may be overburdened by weight or may have weak support structures.
Is Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing Right For Your Home? Find Out The Pros And Cons Of Foam Roofing
4 August 2018
Spray roofing is a type of roofing that uses polyurethane foam to create a waterproof barrier on the roof. It is not a widely chosen method for roofing for various reasons. However, there are a few advantages to using spray foam roofing which may appeal to contractors. It really depends on the type of project you are doing and what you are looking for in a roofing material. This guide goes over multiple advantages and disadvantages of using spray polyurethane foam for roofing.
Four Common Flat Roof Problems In Snowy Climates
24 July 2018
In northern areas of the country that receive heavy snowfall, the trend is to put a steep pitch roof on homes and businesses. This is so the snow and ice loads can slide off rather than build up. A fact of life in northern towns, especially if they are small towns, is that the towns tend to have older downtown areas. "Main Street" is lined with 100-year-old brick buildings with flat roofs.
Reasons To Replace Your Old Roof Rather Than Add Shingles
8 July 2018
Replacing your old roof is often a better choice than adding a new layer of shingles. If your home already has two shingle layers, then replacing the roof is usually necessary due to the added weight of an additional roofing layer. Even if your roof only has one layer of shingles, replacing it could be a better decision than adding a second layer. Here's why.
Old Materials Are Stripped Off