If you want your current roofing system to continue delivering the superior weather performance your home needs, take measures that can help extend its service life. The task isn’t actually as difficult as you might expect. Here are some of the best things homeowners can do to prolong the life of their roof. Make sure the roof has proper ventilation. Otherwise, heat and moisture-laden air can build up in the space under the system. This not only encourages mold and rot, which can weaken the roof structure, but the accumulation can also bake the shingles overhead, causing them to age prematurely. But with proper ventilation, there will always be smooth and continuous airflow inside the space, getting rid of warm and moist air so your roof can remain dry and “cool”. Deal with roofing problems promptly. When issues, such as leaks, are left unattended for a long time, they can worsen and leave both your roof and home […]
When you’re getting a roof replacement project done, it’s always best that you hire an expert roofer to get the job done. After all, by hiring a professional, it’s guaranteed that your roofing project will run smoother than ever. But while it’s true that you should always hire a professional to cater to your roofing needs, it’s also important that you remain vigilant against one thing: incredibly low bids. Here’s why:
Let’s face it: attic ventilation is a boring topic, and not many people would want to know more about it. That said, dull as the subject may be, it plays one of the biggest roles in keeping your roof healthy, which, by extension, keeps your home comfortable all year round.
Your roof protects you from sun, snow, storms and any other thing Mother Nature can dish out. This is why it’s important to choose a roofing company carefully to make sure your roof is well-prepared to face the elements. Unfortunately, roof replacements and repairs can be a little on the expensive side, and homeowners are always looking to save money, especially on big projects like this. Cutting corners and skimping out on high-quality roofing products and services in exchange for savings is usually a bad idea. You could potentially just be inviting more problems in the future, which means you’ll end up spending more on repairs than what you save. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t save some money on your roofing. Here are some tips that will help you be well-protected without breaking the bank. Invest in Regular Maintenance An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure, or, in terms of roofing, roof […]
Hiring a manufacturer-certified roofing contractor may cost a bit more than choosing someone with inferior or no verifiable credentials, but you are going to get your money’s worth. But what are the benefits of working with a GAF Master Elite® contractor or an IB Roof Systems™ authorized installer?