The roofing system is your home’s first line of defense against the elements, and, as such, you can expect it to sustain a significant amount of damage as time goes by. When it’s damaged, you need to have the issue rectified immediately to prevent your home from suffering from leaks and water damage. However, some homeowners have a hard time deciding on whether or not they should have their roof repaired or… Continue Reading
Throughout its lifespan, your roofing may suffer a variety of issues. Many of these problems are often easy to identify and fix, especially when you detect them early. Roof inspections are often crucial in finding these issues so make sure to do routine checks. Moreover, read on to learn about some of the trouble areas that you should pay attention to from time to time.
Proper roof and attic ventilation can improve your home’s energy efficiency, protect your roof from damage and save you money on roof repair bills. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about this topic. In today’s article, Quality Assurance Roofing, the leading roofer in our local area, explains what every homeowner needs to know about roofs and attic ventilation.
Flat roofs are more vulnerable to damage than residential roofs. Due to their low slope, they’re more exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays that can degrade the the roof membrane – not to mention allowing water to pool on flat surfaces. That’s why roof maintenance is a must for property managers.
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