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Roofing MaterialA fine roof is an essential element of a well planned home. Employing experienced workforce and use of high quality equipment is important. Rates, simplicity of setting up and appearance are all deciding factors in selecting a roofing material.
Installing Cedar Roof ShinglesCedar shingles are durable and may resist insect damage. Cedar shingles are smooth and provide the home with a rustic appearance. When installing cedar roof shingles, homeowner's may sometimes be able to place the new cedar shingles over existing roofing material.... more HERE
Metal ShinglesMetal shingles are usually meant to look like traditional asphalt shingles, wood shakes, or tiles, but metal shingles come with a greater guarantee to ward off rough weather. Many consider these shingles to be the strongest roofing material available. Contrary to popular belief, modern technology has made metal shingles very light, and they are a feast for the eyes, and also have very high fire-resistant ratings....More HERE
Will Your Roof Leak?Roofing repairs: The component of sloped roofs that is most vulnerable to early deterioration is the area around the flashings (chimneys, plumbing stacks, valleys, etc., and particularly skylights). It is not uncommon for these areas to develop a leak before the rest of the roof material has aged significantly. Also, because these areas are frequently made of metal they can be more susceptible than the rest of the roof coverings to wind and other mechanical damage. So while the flashings may appear fine today, and your roof may be relatively young, the flashings should be monitored on a regular basis (semi-annually) to ensure they will function properly....More HERE