It’s difficult to tell if a hailstorm is coming. Most people think that hailstorms are less likely in summer, but that’s not entirely accurate. This is just one of the many mistaken assumptions homeowners have about hailstorms, and, often, these assumptions are costly.
Your roof may be one of the reasons why your power bills have been skyrocketing recently. As your roof absorbs more heat, your air conditioner consumes more power to maintain a comfortable temperature inside your home.
Homeowners are rarely proactive with their roofing problems. In fact, nearly 100% of the time, people only call the roofers when their roof is already showing signs of leakage. For flat roofs, this could be particularly problematic.
At the turn of the millennium, sheet metals held a measly 3.1% market share in residential roofing. This number jumped to a solid 14% in little over a decade. This increase has been attributed by experts to the growing recognition that metal roofing has earned as a comparatively cheap, highly durable and energy-efficient alternative to traditional asphalt shingles and expensive ceramic tiles. Still, many homeowners are on the fence about… Continue Reading
A roof is made up of various components, which ultimately work together to give your home the best protection against heat, rain and other elements. That is why apart from shingles, you should also look into the individual roofing components that you’ll be using, such as starter strip shingles. These feature a high-quality and well-positioned adhesive that locks your shingles in place and helps reduce the risk of shingle blow-off.