Budgeting your for roof replacement can be a pretty daunting task. In fact, since there are so many factors that you need to consider, many first-timers often find the whole process confusing, frustrating and draining. Re-roofing is such a potentially costly project so you want to make sure everything goes according to plan, and, even then, it pays to have a few contingencies in place to prepare for some unforeseen problems.
You don’t need to be an expert on residential roofing systems to know that poorly maintained roofs are more vulnerable to wind damage than well-maintained ones. Wind-related damage can either be direct or indirect. Indirect wind damage is typically a result of objects (called ‘missiles’) thrown around by strong gusts of air. These missiles can displace tiles, damage shingles and dent sheet metal roofs. On the other hand, direct damage is caused by Continue Reading …
Each type of roof has its own advantages. Unfortunately, some roof types don’t get the same recognition as other roof designs due to the myths that are still widely believed about them. In today’s article, roof repair service company Balken Roofing debunks four myths about flat roofs.
Residential roofing systems are always exposed to the harshest elements. Since your roof protects you and your home, it deserves to be treated with care. Your roof will need more than just routine maintenance to stand against inclement weather, however. It will need to be repaired or even replaced depending on the circumstances. But how do you know if it requires that kind of attention? You’ll need to look for signs.