Roofing Underlayment Types

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard There are three basic types of underlayment used beneath roofing materials: asphalt-saturated felt; rubberized asphalt; and non-bitumen synthetic. One of the most common types of underlayment used in residential, steep-slope...

Tell-Tale Signs of an Aging Roof

Has your roof seen better days?  If your roof is starting to show its age, catching it sooner, rather than later, can save you a bundle.  Delaying the inevitable will only cause bigger, more expensive problems in the future. There are some tell-tale signs of an aging...

Metal Roofing on the Rise

Durable, stylish and energy-efficient, metal roofs are now more popular than ever before. There is hardly any material that will stand against the elements like good old fashion metal. While the initial install may be a little pricey, just think of how wonderful...
What to Look for in a Used Roof

What to Look for in a Used Roof

When you’re buying a home, you’ll want to pay special attention to the roof. Especially if you’re buying a used home. The roof is going to be one of the biggest investments you’re making in the house, so make sure it gets a thorough inspection. How Old is the Roof?...
Safely Removing Snow from your Rooftop

Safely Removing Snow from your Rooftop

Allowing too much snow to accumulate on top of your home can be both dangerous and can lead to potential damage to your roof or gutters. Did you know that an average flurry-like snow can weigh 15 pounds per cubic foot, and compacted snow can weigh up to twenty pounds...