What You Need To Know About Tile Roofs

When it's time to re-roof your home, you are faced with many choices in materials to do the job. You may be considering asphalt or wood shingles, metal panels, slate or tile. Having many options is great, but it also can be confusing. If you live in a warm climate you may have admired homes with tile roofs. Tile is an attractive and long-lasting roofing material and it's distinctive look adds a high-end touch to your home. Read More 

Repairing A Bubbled Shingle Roof

When asphalt shingles absorb water, they tend to expand. This, in addition to the expansion and contraction that happens due to temperature fluctuations, tends to cause bubbles and blisters on asphalt shingles. This is something that, with time, happens to all asphalt roofs. Roof bubbles and blisters usually destroy the aesthetic value of a shingle roof. But that is not all the damage they cause. These bubbles represent areas of weakness on a roof which—when not repaired on time—usually result in roof leaks. Read More 

Looking For Hidden Roof Damage After Severe Weather

If your home has been through severe weather, you might have seen some very obvious signs of damage. And if your roof looked normal, you might have breathed a sigh of relief that you wouldn't have to call a contractor. But after severe weather, there are a few things that you should be sure to check about your roof to make sure there isn't any hidden or hard-to-spot damage. The best inspection is one that's done from a ladder, where you can look closely at the surface of your roof. Read More 

5 Reasons To Consider Metal Roofing When Getting A Roof Replacement

One of the most important responsibilities of a homeowner is taking good care of their roof, but this can be difficult if the roof is in bad shape already due to low-quality materials being used in the construction. If a roof replacement is already planned, it's a good idea for a homeowner to look into the numerous benefits that can come with choosing metal roofing instead of more traditional materials such as tile or shingles: Read More 

Three Things You May Want to Know about Wind Damage and Your Roofing

Wind damage can be a major problem for shingle roofs. You may think about blown off shingles when you think about roof damage, but sometimes it can be hidden. It may take a trained eye to spot things like torn shingles and other damages on your roof. This can happen to any roof, but it is common on roofs with low pitches in areas with high winds. If you think your roof may have been damaged by recent winds, here are some things that can help you spot the damage: Read More