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...

Signs Of Storm Damage? Is It Time To Replace Your Roof?

Storms come with various elements that can damage your roof. Storm damage can occur over time, or it can happen with one big storm. Often, you may not even know you have damage to your roof. Here are a few ways you can tell if your roof suffers from storm damage. Different Types of Storm Damage Storm damage can occur from different elements of a storm. Wind damage Hail damage Tree damage Debris damage Rain damage Each of these things can leave behind different signs to indicate the extent of the damage to your roof.   Read More...

3 Easy Ways To Determine The Health Of An Asphalt Shingled Roof When Buying A Home

Buying a home can be exciting, and through the whole process, you will likely have a thousand things on your mind that you want to check before you make an offer, and the roof is probably one of them. While investing in a home that needs a new roof is not out of the question, it is something that you should know up front because this can be a major investment.   Read More...

How to Know if it's Time to Replace Your Roofing Shingles

You may or may not know when the shingles were installed on your roof, especially if it was a previous homeowner that had the work done. Therefore, you will want to look for clues that will tell you that it is time to have the shingles replaced. The sooner you spot such clues and take action, the less likely it is that you are going to have to worry about any major problems.   Read More...