Hail damage is not pretty. Unfortunately, sometimes there’s no getting around it, but you can better protect your roofing system by knowing what determines just how much hail damage it will get. There’s no exact way to gauge hail damage but certain factors will clue you in on what you can expect.[Read more…]
Some homeowners think that the roof is only made of shingles, gutters and the valleys. This isn’t the case; there are more components that lie underneath. Behind all of these is the roofing underlayment which is an unsung hero of your roofing system. It actually supports your roof’s integrity and facilitates energy efficiency. [Read more…]
If you reside in an area where severe storm events frequently occur, then you’re no stranger to the damage that your roof may sustain after a storm passes. But before you pull out the ladder from your garage and inspect the damage to your property, consider these do’s and don’ts tips of roofing after a storm.
A metal roof installation entails strict regulations and a level of standards. The installer needs to have knowledge of basic roofing design concepts and must be able to relate that to their performance. It also requires understanding of why certain fasteners, materials and methods are used. Here are the requirements of a good metal roofing installation: