Roofing Tips & Information

 

Are you looking to replace your roof or just need help on how to maintain the roof that you already have? The roof is an important part of your home since it protects everybody who lives in the home and also all your belongings. How do you know its time for a new roof? Some of the warning signs includes water stains on your ceiling, this is probably of of the most obvious signs that there is a probelm with your roof. Another sign might be curled or missing roof shingles.
There is so much to learn about roofing. Did you know, for example, that there are many different kinds of roofs, and different kind of roofing material? Here is a few of them:

Examples of Roofing Styles

  • Gable roof
  • Hip roof
  • Dutch roof
  • Mansard roof
  • Flat roof
  • Shed roof
  • Butterfly roof
  • Gambrel roof
  • Dormer roof
  • M shaped roof
  • Lean-to roof
  • Clerestory roof
  • Jerkinghead roof
  • Saltbox roof
Examples of Roofing Materials

  • Clay tile
  • Slate tile
  • Slate shingles
  • Synthetic (rubber) slate tile
  • Concrete tile
  • Metal
  • Wood shingles and shakes
  • Spanish tile
  • Asphalt shingle

 

Click on any of the links below for more great facts and information about roofs.

 

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The Ultimate Guide to Roof Types and Shapes


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Tips For Commercial Roof Maintenance - How To Decide Which Company To Trust

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The Importance Of Maintaining Your Roof The Right Way


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4 Most Common Roofing Problems And Tips On How To Solve Them

June 06, 2022

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Pros and Cons of Repairing your Roof vs Replacing your Roof


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Understanding the Purpose of Roof Flashing


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What is roof flashing, and what is its purpose? Roof flashing is a material installed on a roof in order to prevent water seepage. There are various roof…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Roof Inspected Regularly


March 16, 2022

A roof inspection can help you catch problems with your roof before they turn into expensive repairs, and it can help you identify potential issues before they…

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4 Things You Should Know About Metal Roof Snow Guards


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Snow guards are devices that are installed on rooftops (mainly metal roofs), designed to help snow and ice to melt completely and drift off of your roof in small amounts…

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7 Early Signs You May Need a Roof Replacement


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If you do not see the problem with the roof in the early stages, then you are risking getting your roof completely ruined. Here are some alarming signs that you should…

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5 Benefits of Regular Roof Inspections


October 23, 2021

A good roof not only protects the occupants, properties, and the building from natural elements, but it also offers aesthetic value. Many homeowners…

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Top Energy-efficient Roofing Ideas That Will Help You Save Money

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6 Mistakes To Avoid When You Encounter These Roofing Problems

September 05, 2021

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5 Reasons to Hire a Professional Roofer


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4 Solutions For The Common Roof Problems People Face


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How To Deal With Roof Problems and Repairs The Right Way

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Outdated roofing can be changed, and the majority of them make warning signals of a serious roofing problem obvious. Roof oxidation, shingle deterioration, lose…

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What Professionals Do When Encountering Ceiling Leaks


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Water from outside going into the building often picks up impurities along the way. Brown or dirty water is an indicator to keep an eye on…

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Things You Didn't Know About Roofs That Can Be Useful


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Mistakes You Should Avoid When Renovating A Roof


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Protecting The Roof Over Your Head


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