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.
Your roof takes a beating throughout the year due to constant exposure to the elements. This is why regular roofing maintenance is important. Roofs that are well taken care of will last longer and provide better protection
Routine roofing inspections aim to detect and address minor issues before they worsen, requiring costly repairs. A well-maintained roof will improve the energy efficiency of the building and make its occupants feel safer.
While emergency situations like temporary storm damage repairs sometimes require roofers to work in the rain, normal roof work should never be conducted in rainy conditions. In today’s post, Earl W. Johnston Roofing, an experienced roofing company, explains why rain is bad for roof work.