Roofing systems vary in materials, sizes and shapes, among other properties. The most common residential roofing shape, however, is pitched. This is why even small children draw houses with a roof that looks like a triangle.
You’ve probably heard from roofing contractors at least once that you should keep an eye out for cupping asphalt shingles. You may also have wondered what they actually are. In today’s post, Earl W. Johnston Roofing shares an in-depth look at cupping shingles.
Commercial roofing systems are a little different from their residential roofing counterparts. They’re usually flat or almost flat and walkable. They are often used to store HVAC systems and other equipment. In some cases, they’re also used for rooftop gardens. Of course, they’re bigger and wider.
All roofs deteriorate over time due to wear and tear from constant exposure to the elements. However, certain things, such as neglecting proper roofing maintenance, can hasten the deterioration process.
The underlayment is a water resistant barrier that protects the roofing system from leaks and water damage. Read on as we discuss the importance of this critical roofing component as well as the three types of underlayment products to choose from.