Felt vs. Synthetic: Which Roofing Underlayment Should You Use?

If you are like most homeowners, you probably have no idea what roofing underlayment is. If you've decided to have a new roof installed on your home, you will also need to decide what kind of underlayment you want installed with it. Naturally, it is going to help to learn what exactly underlayment is and what options you have to help you make this decision. What Is Roofing Underlayment? Roofing underlayment is a layer of protection between the top of your roof and your home. Read More 

Asphalt Shingles Vs. A Metal Roof

When you are choosing a new roofing material for your home, you need to weigh your options carefully. To save money, you might be tempted to choose the roofing material that comes with the lowest initial costs, but you also need to look at which material will allow you to save the most money down the road. For example, asphalt roofing might look promising initially, but you will likely get a better value from metal roofing in the long run. Read More 

Everything You Need To Know About Inspecting Shakes And Repairing Wood Roofing

Wood shakes can be an interesting addition to your roof. They can also be very durable but will require proper care and the occasional repair. With good maintenance, a shake roof can last for decades with only a minimal amount of repairs. Here is everything you need to know about the care of your new wood shake roofing: 1. Look For Signs Of Fungus Problem And Address The Issue Read More 

Building A Home? Consider These Trends And Innovations For The Roof

When building a home, you have the luxury of being able to customize it in the way that you want it. One area that you will have creative freedom with is the roof. While the roof is not typically thought of as one of the exciting parts of building a home, it is very important to how a home looks. That's why you should consider the following trends and innovations in roofing when coming up with ideas for your house. Read More 

What Damage to Look for on an Asphalt-Shingle Roof

A slow leak in a roof may never cause enough damage to show up on the inside of your home. A drip of water may run for a few feet down a roof joist before it is absorbed into the wood. You might not even realize you have a problem until you go into your attic and smell or see signs of rot, or you might see that your roof decking is sagging between the joists. Read More