Post-Hurricane Problems: How Sound Is Your Old Roof's Shingles?


If you recently survived a hurricane, you might be thankful just to be alive and well. But after the storm, it's essential that you check your old roof for damage, even if you don't see anything wrong. Even a few missing or lifting shingles can lead to huge problems later. Here's why it's important to check your roof's shingles and what you can do if you find problems with them.

19 September 2017

Three Myths About Upgrading To A Green Roof


Being aware of the full range of options that you can choose for your business's roof will be important for anyone that owns their own building. However, many individuals will simply limit the range of options that they consider to conventional materials, such as asphalt shingles and tiles. This can lead to individuals completely overlooking the option of using a green roof. Myth: A Green Roof Will Be Damaging To Your Building

11 September 2017

The Numerous Perks Of A Metal Roof


A roof can be one of the most expensive repairs that a building must have every now and then. If your commercial roof has become damaged beyond the possibility of being repaired, it is wise to invest in the right kind of replacement material. You want a roofing material that doesn't require too much maintenance and can withstand outside elements on a long-term basis. Metal is a great roofing material option for you to consider for your business.

30 August 2017

3 Important Signs That Your Roof Is In Need Of Repairs


Do you own your own home? Have you ever really given the roof on your home a good look? If you're like most people, you've probably never really given much thought about your roof. As long as it doesn't leak, you figure that there's no reason to do so. However, looking at your roof from time to time is one of the best ways to stop leaks before they actually get started.

22 August 2017

3 Things To Look For When Checking For Damage On Your Roof After A Severe Storm


If a severe storm with high winds and hail recently blew through your area, you may be worried that your home's roof could have sustained damage. If so, look for the following three things when checking for damage on your roof after the storm: Broken Shingles on the Ground Before you try to go up on your home's roof to assess the damage, first look at the ground surrounding your house to see if you find any whole or broken pieces of shingles laying around.

11 August 2017

How To Cut And Shape Thick And Thin Slate Roofing Tiles


If your home's slate roof was damaged in a storm and you want to tackle the job of replacing the broken tiles yourself, then you will be pleased to know it is simple to cut some replacement tiles for the project. In fact, regardless of the thickness of your roof's tiles, you can cut the new slate tiles with tools you already have in your garage.  Before you start cutting the new tiles, first you should mark cut lines with chalk.

2 August 2017

Signs Your Commercial Roof Needs Repair


The roof of any building is a very important part of the structure to maintain. It needs to be maintained properly in order to keep functioning properly. If you are the sole operator in a commercial building you may be wondering exactly what you should have inspected. You should have a contractor come in and perform an overall inspection of the roof each year, but you should also keep your eyes open for other problems throughout the year.

27 July 2017