When it’s time to replace your roof, you may be tempted to install the new roofing shingles directly over the old ones to save money. Cheaper than completely replacing the roof, re-roofing is an attractive option to many homeowners–but is it really wise?
If you’re constructing a new roof or replacing an old one, you have probably come across the term roof decking. Also referred to as sheathing, roof decking is the base used for nailing roof coverings.
Roof replacement is a project few homeowners look forward to. Expensive and disruptive, the project may seem like more trouble than it’s worth. According to the 2019 Remodeling Impact Report by the National Association of REALTORS®, the average cost of installing a new roof is at $7,500. Nevertheless, the study also estimates that homeowners can […]
Dark stains or streaks on asphalt roofing systems are common. They are often blamed on dirt, mold or mildew, but they are actually from gloeocapsa magma or blue-green algae. While this algae usually isn’t harmful, it creates an eyesore.
Before hiring a roofer for your asphalt or metal roofing system, you must ask for their proof of insurance. This is to ensure you won’t be liable in case an accident occurs during the project.