3 Roofing Trends To Consider In 2018
25 September 2018
From age that comes along with basic wear and tear to leaves, limbs, heavy exposure to the sun's UV rays, and rain, sleet, and snow, it is easy to see how much stress your roof is under. Because of this stress, you should know that your home's roof will not last forever. Therefore, you may need to invest in a new roof at one point in time. You always have the option of replacing your existing roof with the same material or you can choose a roof cover made from a different material, in a different color, and a completely different style.
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.