roofing basics and choosing replacement materials

Want Cedar Roofing? 4 Reasons Why It's A Good Idea

Have you finally narrowed down your roofing material selection to cedar, but aren't yet ready to move forward with it? Here are some benefits of cedar roofing that may finally convince you to use it for your home. Insect Resistant Ever wonder why cedar roofing is resistant to insects? It is all thanks to the potent oils found inside the wood that insects do not like to be around. Cedar oil works so well at repelling insects that the oil is extracted to make insect repellent that is completely natural.   Read More...

Asphalt Roof Look Bad And Have No Money? 2 Ways To Make It Look Better

If your roof is looking bad right now, replacing it is the best option. If you do not have enough money to do this, however, there are many ways you can make it look better, two of which are listed below. This will give you time to save up the money you need to have your roof replaced by a roofing contractor. Wash the Roof If your roof has built-up dirt, moss, or algae, this will make it look older than what it is.   Read More...

3 Tips To Help You Deal With Different Leak Problems With Flashing On Your Roof

One of the areas of your roof that is most likely start leaking is the roof flashing. There are many different types of flashing, boots, and other barriers that keep water out of your home. These materials are usually metal, plastic, and rubber materials that will eventually wear and need maintenance repairs. Here are a few tips to help deal with problems with leaking flashing on your roof: 1. Step Flashing on The Roof and Problems with Leaks and Missing Pieces   Read More...

Maintaining Your Roof

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home because it acts as a structural support and keeps the elements off of your head. The roof takes a great deal of punishment from mother nature, and can therefore be very tough to maintain. However, the better you maintain your roof, the longer it will last, and replacing a roof can set you back financially. Here are a few different ways that you can maintain your roof so that it lasts as long as possible.   Read More...

Maintaining And Reroofing Your House

One of the most integral parts of your home is your roof. Not only does the roof protect you from the elements, but it is a structural support as well. The roof of your home is designed to last the entirety of your home's life, but the shingles will need to be replaced every so often. Every once in awhile there are times when a roof needs to be completely redone.   Read More...