The Scary Preliminary Notice

By Vickie Sharples, RCS Partner. Understanding the purpose of a preliminary notice. Preliminary notices are referred to by many different names: notic...

The Roofing Process – Cedar Shakes

By Vickie Sharples, RCS Partner. What to expect with a re-roof project. From here we will walk you through the process of a roofing or re-roofing a pr...

Q & A – Do I need a contract with my roofer?

A Contract with your roofer is important. It protects both you, and your contractor. It should not be looked at, as a mistrust thing but as a clear wr...

4 Ways We Keep Our Roofing Contractors Safe!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports roofing to be among one of the most dangerous and injury-prone jobs a person could have. It ranks right up ther...

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...

Re-roofing My House – 10 Steps to Success

The day has come, you know you can’t go another year with that tired old roof. Where do you start? Before you start making calls to local roofing co...

Q & A – Tip The Roofer – Should I Do it?

Tipping the roofer is not expected. Tipping the roofer after a job is done, believe it or not, is a question I have been asked many times. Having made...

Asphalt Shingles… What is the best roof for me?

This question is one of the most asked of us at AskARoofer All roofers have a few favorites and we invite the roofers that visit this Blog to make a c...

Q & A – Loading a Roof Safely Causing Penetrations

Rick Asked, “I’m right in the middle of a re-roof job.  The demo is completed, plywood installed and double layers of Fontana 40 felt covers ...

Roofing Deposit – How much should I give my roofing contractor?

Deposit for my Roof I get asked this question quite often. The answer can depend on the state you live in and the contractor you hire. Some contractor...