Roof decking is the actual foundation of your roofing system. It’s what connects the roof of your home to the rest of the house. It supports the weight of roofing shingles and lays on top of your attic’s rafters. Nowadays, roofing companies use silicone roof coating systems to add an extra layer of protection from the elements to your roofing system. If your roof decking is rotting, it could mean serious problems ahead.
Many homeowners love asphalt shingles, thanks to their weather resistance, versatility and timeless feel. If it is time for a roof replacement, investing in these shingles will be a worthwhile. After all, your roof is the most important aspect of your home; if it is damaged, then everything inside your home is at risk of deterioration.[Read more…] about Why an Asphalt Shingle Roof Is Worth the Investment
Your roof may be telling you something. Small roof leaks cause rotten wood and even mold and mildew just like large leaks do. However, small roof leaks are frequently not discovered by the untrained eye until they are too big to go unnoticed. By then complete roof replacement is frequently necessary.[Read more…] about 5 Signs of a Roof Leak
When speaking to your roofers during a roofing project, you’ve likely heard the term “soffits”. Some homeowners aren’t aware of what the soffit is, and that’s understandable as not every home comes with a soffit installed on it. But what exactly is the soffit, and what is its purpose?[Read more…] about What Are Roof Soffits and Why Are They Important?
Your roofing system is made up of multiple components, all of which have their own unique roles to fulfill. You have the shingles, which act as the roof’s outer layer, the roof deck that supports them and the underlayment that’s often placed between these two materials. If you don’t know what the underlayment is, it’s a protective covering made of either synthetic or felt material and is installed on the roof deck just beneath the shingles.[Read more…] about Why Your Roofing System Needs Underlayment