When it comes to roofing systems, commercial roofs can be a tad more challenging to care for compared to residential roofs, due to their size and lack of slope. In fact, according to experts, that same lack of slope can leave your roof vulnerable to various issues and one of the issues that you wouldn’t want your..
Thermoplastic olefin (TPO) was introduced at the beginning of the 1990s as a more cost-effective alternative to PVC roofing products. A TPO membrane is made up of three layers, which are the polymer base, polyester-reinforced fabric center, and the thermoplastic polyolefin compounded top ply. Many roofers and building owners prefer this material due to its long list..
Finding the right roofer can be one of the most challenging stages of your project. You just don’t invest a significant amount of your time in a roof replacement but also money, so you want to choose a contractor who can do an excellent job. Before hiring a roofer, make sure to do your research..
As your roof is your home’s first line of defense, you can expect your roofing system to sustain a significant amount of damage every now and then, especially when a strong storm passes by your area. When that happens, you’ll need to have your roof repaired or replaced immediately. Unfortunately, not everyone has the funds to pay..
The roof protects your home, your family, and your most valuable assets. During winter, snow forming on your roofs is one of the most common dilemmas faced by homeowners. Removing snow from your roof takes a lot of time, effort, and safety precautions. You might be wondering if you should remove it yourself, wait for..
Metal roofs are one of the most popular roofing materials today. This is due to their affordability, longevity and cool roofing capabilities that allow homeowners to save a significant amount on their monthly bills. However, some homeowners are still on the fence about having one installed due to a few seasonal concerns, such as ice..
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..