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
Roof Leaking? Know How To Track It
18 June 2018
Roof leaks can be difficult to deal with, especially when it comes to tracking them down. The leak is not always directly over where water is coming in, which means you need to track the source of the leak down. These tips can help you track that leak on your own.
A roof leak will leave a stain behind. You'll want to follow the stain to try to locate the roof leak source.
An Overview Of Metal Roof Profiles
29 May 2018
A common complaint people have about metal roofs is that they are not beautiful enough. Well, the reality is that a metal roof will only be dull looking if it is made of plain metal, but that is rarely the case. Roofing manufacturers have learned to craft beautiful roofing materials from metal. Here are some of the roofing metal profiles that people consider attractive.
These are flat rectangular metals that look like any other shingle material.