Roofing Types & Designs

Understanding the Importance of Roof Gutters

Planning to install gutters on your roof? Or are you looking to repair a damaged gutter with a limited budget? Rain gutters are an important part of the roof and making sure they are set up well can do wonders in keeping your house in good shape.  Most homeowners install a gutter system as soon […]

Common signs that your roof has been installed incorrectly

The roof is your home’s first line of defense. Aside from daily wear and tear, it is exposed to elements like water and heat. However, the life span of your roof is not only determined by how badly it takes nature’s beating. Its life also depends on whether it was installed properly. A bad roof […]

Facts about Shingle Roofs

Shingled roofs cover 80% of American homes coast to coast. The majority of Americans trust this material to protect their families, their precious belongings and maintain the integrity of their home altogether. However, what do you really know about this material? Are you aware of why exactly is has become so popular in our nation? […]

Three Drainage Solutions for Flat Roofs

A flat roof is a unique architectural design for a home and with that unique style comes a few extra maintenance concerns to worry about, namely the issue of adequate drainage. While most flat roof homes are found in areas that typically don’t experience much water or moisture, no matter where you live, you still […]

Tips for roofs and gutters

Most of the time the roof is the first thing you notice on a house, especially if it’s a bad roof. Unsightly, mismatched roof tiles, broken gutters or a big blue tarp lying over a house is unattractive and an eyesore. If you are in the market for a new roof and/or new gutters it’s […]

Bay Area Roofing Material Types

When you are choosing your roof you are choosing the structure that will protect your friends, family or coworkers from the weather, animals or other harmful elements. Roofs can also be pricey investments, so you want to make sure you are using your funds wisely. However, most consumers are not aware of all of the […]

What you Need to Know Before Installing Rooftop Solar Panels

Did you know that according to SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) 2015, the solar energy industry surpassed the natural gas industry in capacity additions, which is important because it translates to solar energy providing “29.5 percent of all new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in 2015.” And as the concept of solar energy continues […]

Facts about Asphalt Shingles Roofing Systems

Your roof and the shingles on it are one of the most vital structures in your home. Making the right decision can be overwhelming but here you will find some helpful information so you can make an informed decision about asphalt shingles. Types of Asphalt Shingles There are two varieties of asphalt shingles, which have […]

Flat Roofs and Proper Draining Solutions

So you have a flat roof and everything is going fine, your home or business looks great, and then one day you happen to notice what looks like a puddle of water building up on top of your flat roof! Suddenly you begin to worry if the water will penetrate its way through the layers […]

Roof Ventilation: Why It’s Important

At first glance, the roof of a home appears as if it’s made up of only the outermost layers that is visible to the naked eye (i.e., the shingles). But did you know that a home’s roof is actually a system with interrelated parts and structures and that those structures must work together in order […]