The Advantages of Slate Roofing

Although asphalt shingles are the most ubiquitous type of roofing material, slate is increasingly being used for roofs. Benefits of Slate Roofing  Slate is a naturally occurring rock compound that derives from volcanic ash. As a roofing material slate is fairly heavy and almost impervious to jostling around in high winds or cracking in extreme… Continue reading The Advantages of Slate Roofing

When is it Best to Choose Metal Roofing?

Metal roofing has proven time and time again to be a great option for homeowners looking for a new roof or replacement roof for their home.  When many homeowners think about a metal roof, the image that typically pops into their head is a rusty old looking house with an ugly roof on top.  Metal… Continue reading When is it Best to Choose Metal Roofing?

The 4 Most Popular Roofing Materials

Most roofs undergo major repairs or outright replacements every decade. That’s once every ten years! Choosing the correct building materials from the outset can help defray or prevent spending more money than you absolutely need to on a roof. Wood shakes, composite shingles, concrete and slate probably remain the most popular choices today. Before selecting… Continue reading The 4 Most Popular Roofing Materials

What to Ask When Hiring a Roofer

Most people would agree that keeping your home safe and weatherproofed constitutes common sense. A simple leaky roof can cause damage beyond your wildest dreams, which makes checking your roof a mandatory process. When you check your roof, you may find that repairs are necessary. Whether your roof needs major repairs or a simple leak… Continue reading What to Ask When Hiring a Roofer

Types of Roofing Material

The size and shape of your roof and the design of your home will aid you in deciding the type of roofing material to use. This applies to new construction and roof replacement. There are several types of roofing materials that can be used. This includes: Asphalt shingles Wood shingles Cement tiles Metal roofing Composite materials The… Continue reading Types of Roofing Material