Granule Loss On Shingles

shingles granule loss

Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on tumblr A roofs life expectancy will depend on the roofing material and if the roofing system was installed correctly. However, roofing system materials will eventually deteriorate after decades of being exposed to harsh conditions. One of the clearest forms of deterioration is by granule loss which is […]

How Long Does Roll Roofing Last

Roll Roofing

One of the most common roofing materials in the United States are asphalt shingles.  These shingles have a felt interior with layers of asphalt to give it protection against heavy rain and UV rays. Rolled roofing can be used instead of asphalt roofing shingles.  The difference is that rolled roofing is manufactured in rolls of […]

Average Life Of A Roof

Residential Shingle Roof, how long does a roof last?

Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on tumblr Roofing systems are designed to be long-lasting, most systems have a life span of 20 to 30 years.  There will be times that a roof will need to replaced earlier due to weathering and damage.  Some forms of damage are negligible, this will still affect the […]

Getting a New Roof – What To Expect?

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Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on tumblr Installation of a new roofing system can be a huge investment that needs to be thought through.  Installing a roof can take up to a week for installation and will usually cost in the 4 to 5 figure range. With that said, it’s recommended that the […]

Everything You Need To Know About Roofing

man with nail guy installing shingles on a new roof.

Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on tumblr If you are new to this industry, you’ll find everything you need to know about roofing right here. Roofs are made of a complex set of materials that work hand-in-hand to maximize your home’s lifespan while also giving your home the aesthetic appeal that most have […]

Metal Roofs, What Are The Different Types?

showing a standing seam metal roofing system.

People are phasing out their asphalt shingles to metal roofing and for good reasons. Metal is one of the most durable and long-lasting materials that you can easily get from the local builder’s depot.  However, there is more than what meets the eye when choosing a metal system for a home or property.  Knowing the […]

Are Architectural Shingles Worth Extra Cost

showing the details, shape and color of architectural shingles

Asphalt shingles are some of the most common and well-known shingles on the market.  Because asphalt shingles are being used in 66% of residential U.S. homes, it’s one of the staples of your conventional gabled roof. Asphalt shingles do have a limited lifespan compared to some of the more expensive roofing materials on the market.  […]

How Many Layers Of Shingles Are Allowed On A Roof? 

how many layers of shingles are allowed on a roof

Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on tumblr There are some instances that homeowners do not have the time and resources on tearing down a roof and using a different set of materials. They will place another layer of shingles on top of the older layer of roofing materials.  Although this might save money […]

What Temperature Do Shingles Seal?

Close Up of Shingles Sealing

The process of sealing your roof can provide numerous benefits.  Sealing is mandatory in lengthening and preserving the condition of your roof.  By sealing your roof, it becomes more durable to wearing out and tearing.  This can also make your home or property impervious to roof leaks.   There will be cases that water is blown […]

Knowing Many Layers of Shingles Is Needed 

layers of roofing shingles

Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on tumblr Roof shingles have been a primary part of any roofing project in a multitude of different cultures and architectural styles.  The materials used for roof shingles vary on the architectural style of the roof.  What they all have in common is that they are all the […]