With homeowners becoming more and more environmentally conscious every year, roof manufacturers are steadily following the trend. In fact, trusted roofing company Owens Corning® just earned a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the tenth year in a row. For the uninitiated, the DJSI World is an elite listing of..
Maintaining your roofing system is one of the best ways you can keep it in top form. By keeping up with your roof’s maintenance, not only will it be in good shape for years to come but it can also exceed its expected lifespan. However, those aren’t the only reasons you need to maintain your roof every..
It takes a lot to learn how to install metal residential roofing. Roofers undergo specialized training and certification to be able to do it completely and correctly. However, it only takes three things to ensure the success of your metal roof: durable and long-lasting attachment devices; enough margin to accommodate cyclical thermal expansion and contraction;..
A whopping 80% of Americans still prefer buying American-made products. That is according to recent data collected by Consumer Reports, the leading nonprofit in truth, fairness and transparency in the marketplace. With the global trade market in a constant state of flux and the economy changing rapidly, it’s important now, more than ever, to support..
Thunderstorms require two things to thrive: moisture and warm air. Moisture is often present. Warm air, however, needs a little help to get started. The hot summer sun provides the ideal amount of heat to increase the temperature of large amounts of air. This hot air, in turn, rises rapidly into the atmosphere and the..
CertainTeed® has led the residential and commercial roofing industry in environmental stewardship with their commitment not just to finding green and eco-friendly solutions for your building, but also to developing modern innovations that move their products to the future. They are dedicated to coming up with manufacturing, storage and installation processes that are as responsible and as..
Unscrupulous companies, whether we like it or not, are very present in the roofing industry today. Sometimes a contractor can accept clients even if they are financially weak. What does this mean? If a contractor starts having problems with money, they will most likely delay payments and stretch out jobs. When a company does this..
If you notice water dripping from your ceiling or see water drops around window edges or on the walls in your home, your roofing system may have been exposed to condensation. This type of problem can open up the roof and the rest of your home to a host of problems for both your property..
Roof repair is one of the last things you want to deal with but is necessary to preserve your home’s structural integrity. The worst decision you can make is to delay this activity and ignore the damage. All American Roofing, a leading residential roofing company in the area, lists the most common yet acute types..
Your prospective roofer will say all the right things to gain your trust, but you may not know for sure if they are telling the truth. This is why it’s important to ask the right questions during the initial meeting with your residential roofing contractor.