Protect Your Home Through Vigilance And Preemption - Signs You're In Need Of Shingle Repair

Home ownership can be extremely exciting and gratifying, but it also comes with a wide range of responsibilities. Perhaps chief among those is acting to make sure that everyone inside your home stays dry when things outside turn rough, but unless you're aware of the warning signs, you might find yourself struggling to catch up to serious rain issues. Below, you'll find a guide to some signs that your home may be in need of shingle repair.   Read More...

Is Your Flat Roof's Drainage System Working?

Flat roofs are not just installed on commercial buildings anymore. More homeowners are opting for this style for their homes. Flat roofs have several benefits, but there is one notable drawback. Water can pool up on the roof and cause considerable damage if not addressed immediately. If you are planning to install a flat roof, here is what you need to know about the drainage.   What Are Your Drainage Options?    Read More...

Understanding Asphalt Roof Blistering Issues

If you have an asphalt roof, then there are some common issues that you are likely to notice as the roof ages. Curling, cracks, tears, and blow offs are just a few of the problems that can start to crop up. However, blisters are not a problem you may think of when you imagine wear across an asphalt roof. Blisters do sometimes appear though. Keep reading to learn about this problem and also what should be done to prevent future issues.   Read More...

Understanding Extractive Bleeding Shingle Issues

If you notice large black stains that seem to streak your roof, then you may be worried that the stains are a sign of asphalt shingle failure. The stains are caused by something called extractive bleeding. If you want to know what this is, whether or not it means that the shingles need to replaced, and how to repair the issue, keep reading. What Is Extractive Bleeding? Extractive bleeding is noted on a roof when thick black streaks appear from the top of the roof peak all the way down to the top edge of your gutters.   Read More...

Lifespan Of Your Asphalt Shingles: Good Maintenance Routines That Make Roofing Last

Asphalt shingles are the conventional solution for residential roofing because they are ideal for lightweight wood structures and are affordable. The downside is that shingles eventually need to be replaced, but you can extend the life of your roofing with good maintenance. Here are some of the good maintenance routines that will help you get the most out of your asphalt shingle roof: Keep the Trees Away from Your Roof and Cut Them Back—Trees are your number-one battle when it comes to maintaining your roof.   Read More...