Is it time to replace your old roof, and you are looking for the right roofing materials? Figuring out which one to install is an important matter, and you need to consider what would be the best choice for your budget, geographic location and style needs. Roofing shingles are a… Read more »
Most homeowners do not start thinking about their roof until it leaks. It’s understandable, but if your roof is already leaking, and you can see it inside your house – it means that it has been slowly leaking for a while, and the damage is probably more extensive than what… Read more »
Metal roofs are made of premium materials such as galvanized and galvalume steel, aluminum and copper. Manufacturing of metal roofs is expensive than traditional roofing shingles manufacturing. Installing metal roofing requires special skills, tools, and it takes up longer. This is why metal roofing is more expensive than asphalt shingles. Learn more about the cost of metal roofing by reading this guide.
Just 10 years ago, metal roofs were considered something of a rarity, or a farm-type roof, or “only for frigid north”, etc. Now, they can be found everywhere, ranging from unique design modern buildings, to typical residential homes. Today, they represent about 10% of all residential roofs installed. Because of… Read more »
This comprehensive Ice Dams Guide covers the causes and effects of ice dams as well as prevention methods. The winter is in full swing and most roofs in the northern states, as well as all of Canada are covered in snow. While most of these roofs don’t leak when it… Read more »
A roofing business is difficult to start and is a headache to run, but if you do it right, with some luck and lots of hard work, it can be very profitable and rewarding. However, as with most new endeavors, the biggest challenge is starting and getting it off the… Read more »
The Roofing Calculator tool has gone through a major update on Oct. 15, 2010. Now, it is even better at estimating roofing materials and installation prices. You can get the most accurate quote to install asphalt shingles, metal or a variety of flat roofing options – all of these are… Read more »