Whether it’s for new roof construction or replacement, you have a plethora of roofing materials to choose from and it may seem like any one of them will do. Far from it, though, your choice of roofing materials is dependent on a lot of factors, but the most overlooked one is the roof pitch.
The roof is one of the most expensive parts of your home and its high price means it’s easy for most homeowners to skimp on professional help and perform their own installation. It’s cheaper this way, but you get cheaper work too, which often results in poor roof installation.
Metal roofs are one of the best materials on the roofing market today. They are lightweight, easy to install and can fit in any home. However, because it is only a recent option for homeowners, they have several doubts about the product. Years of stone and wood can make a transition to metal daunting. [Read more…]
Roofing contractors advise homeowners to do preventive maintenance rather than reactive. While it makes sense to call for emergency repairs upon seeing serious damage (i.e. cracks in the roof, pools of water, etc.), this might be too late to save your roof. You can avoid this by planning ahead and maintaining your roof before problems occur. Learn the benefits of preventive maintenance here.