Advantages and Disadvantages of Synthetic Roof Underlayment

There are two types of roof underlayment typically in use today – felt and synthetic. Most roofers are familiar with felt and have used it for years...

Rain Gutters – When is the best time to install them?

So what is the best time to install my gutters? Installing Rain Gutters can be done without removing the roof. It is wise to have a rain gutters contr...

Roofing in the Summer Heat

Roofing when the temperatures get well into the ’90s and hotter can be a challenge to anyone installing a roof. From my perspective being an install...

Nailing Roof Shingles Correctly – Why is it so important?

Shingles blow off roofs during high winds. Millions of dollars are spent each year, by the insurance companies because of high winds. Did you know tha...

Snow Guards – History of Roofing

Snow Guards, when installed on a steep slope roof, helps keep large piles of snow from sliding off the roof and damaging your property or even injurin...

Why do roofs turn green?

Algae and Mossy Roofs It happens after a wet winter. You know the green or brownish stuff growing on your roof. It can look really horrible and in som...

Cedar Shingle Roofs, How many bundles to make a square?

How many bundles does it take to make a square? Cedar Shingles for over 200 years have been used as roof coverings for our homes in this country. It w...

6 Things You Should Not Do On Your Roof

Here are a list of things to keep from damaging your roof: Mount a satellite dish on your roof. This is the number one hate for me. Seeing a roof moun...

Black Roofs – Are They A Bad Thing?

Black or darker asphalt colored roofs are some of the best-looking roofs in your neighborhood. Having the dark contrast with the right house paint mak...

Q & A – Roof Certifications, Why do I need one?

Roof Certifications are typically called for by a lender or bank when a home is being sold or transferred. It is requested to confirm the condition of...