Preventing Ice Dams On Roofs
Ice dams typically form on roofs when heavy snow melts during the day and then refreezes overnight when temperatures drop. When this cycle continues over several days, it is common for melted water and ice to work its way up under the shingles until water finds its way into the eves, causing damage to ceilings […]
Why Are Commercial and Condo Building Roofs Tend to Be Flat?
Ever wondered why the majority of commercial and condo buildings have flat roofs? Is it a mere design choice, or are there practical reasons behind it? In this article, we’ll delve into the reasons behind this prevalent architectural trend. What is a Flat Roof? A flat roof, as the name implies, is a roof which […]
What Is The Expected Lifespan of A New Roof?
The answer to “What is the expected lifespan of a new roof?” depends on several factors, the most crucial being the type of roofing material used. From traditional options like asphalt shingles and wood shingles to more modern choices like membrane roofs and snaplock roofs, each material comes with its unique characteristics and lifespan. Let’s […]
Why It’s Difficult To Locate A Roof Leak on Your Own
Locating a roof leak is a tough task for homeowners because there are many potential invisible causes. Unless you can clearly see missing shingles, a big hole on the roof, or any structural issues mentioned in our other article, it requires a combination of knowledge and expertise to actually know what’s wrong with the roof. […]
12 Common Threats to Your Roof’s Structural Integrity
When it comes to keeping your home safe and secure, the roof can often be overlooked or underestimated. The roof of your home is a fundamental part of your property’s overall structural integrity, and plays an integral role in protecting the interior of your home from the elements. A weak or damaged roof can create […]