Roofing Blog

Contractor adjusting underlayment on roof
Home Inspection Checklist: Focus on the Roof

By GCP Applied Technologies. You can extend the life of your roof if you know the factors involved and understand the importance of underlayments. When you think about it, a roof has to battle a lot of enemies… Ultraviolet rays Rain Wind Snow Ice​ Warning signs indicating a roof is in trouble Outside: Shingles that are warped, blistered, missing or torn Shingles covered in moss or algae, which hold moisture and encourage rot Loose material . . . Read More

IKO Introduces New Performance Shingle Nordic™

Features rare combination of impact resistance, reinforced nail zone for wind resistance and high-definition colors. IKO, a global manufacturer of residential roofing shingles and commercial waterproofing and roofing products, introduced the new Nordic™ performance shingle line. Available in nine high-definition colors for maximum curb appeal, these heavy-duty laminated performance architectural shingles are specially constructed with a unique combination of superior wind- and impact-resistant features, making them one of the top performing asphalt shingles on the . . . Read More

Matterhorn Tile Metal Roof Gives Villanova Home a New and Beautiful Identity

By CertainTeed. Matterhorn® architectural metal roofing restores home in Philadelphia affluent suburban neighborhood.    As a realtor in, and resident of, The Main Line – an affluent Philadelphia suburb where luxury homes are commonplace – Krys Fox understands the importance of curb appeal.  So when she came across a 16-year old “fixer-upper” in Villanova, she seized on the opportunity to transform the aging, water-damaged structure into a Napa Valley-inspired dream home.  During the planning stages . . . Read More