Expert Roofing Tips, Industry News & More

On this blog, you will find expert roofing tips, industry news, and more. We aim to provide our readers, customers, and partners with the latest information in the roofing industry so that they can make informed decisions about their home improvement projects.

What is a Roof Soffit?

What is a Roof Soffit?

Roof soffits are critical structures that improve a home’s aesthetic while protecting it from all sorts of potential problems. Read on to learn why soffits are so important for modern homes. What Are They? By necessity, roofs will often extend outward past the walls...

How to Get Rid of Pigeons on Your Roof

How to Get Rid of Pigeons on Your Roof

Pigeons are more than a mere nuisance. In addition to carrying potentially harmful contagions, they can carry parasites, such as lice and bedbugs, which can infest a home. When they engage in nest-building, pigeons can also damage roofing and cause costly leaks. If...

What is a Gambrel Roof?

What is a Gambrel Roof?

There are all sorts of different roofing styles available to modern homeowners. While some offer contemporary aesthetics, others provide intriguing old world charm. With their classic barn-style appearance, gambrel roofs are a good example. Read on to learn the...

How to Insulate a Roof without an Attic

How to Insulate a Roof without an Attic

Most people mitigate heat loss in a home by insulating their attics. But what do you do if your home doesn’t have this common feature? Read on to learn how you can insulate a roof on a home without attic space. Insulating Materials Houses with cathedral ceilings or no...

How Much Roof Sag Is Acceptable?

How Much Roof Sag Is Acceptable?

The first line of defense for a home, your roof should be in good condition to keep wind and water from damaging the interior of your home. Sagging is almost always an indicator of a greater problem, requiring professional intervention to prevent continuing damage....

How to Install Solar Panels on a Roof

How to Install Solar Panels on a Roof

Solar energy is an eco-friendly way to lower your utility costs. Ideally, installation is best left to professionals who have years of experience and considerable expertise. If you have the skill and confidence to try it yourself, however, these are the steps you...

Pros and Cons of Copper Roofs

Pros and Cons of Copper Roofs

One of the most attractive metal roofing options, copper is increasingly popular among residential and commercial property owners. The beautiful sheen of new copper settles into an attractive blue-green patina over time. Both colors can complement a structure by...

What is the Best Material for Roof Sheathing?

What is the Best Material for Roof Sheathing?

Roof sheathing is a critical part of a roofing system. Also known as roof decking, this surface provides fundamental structural support. Without it, your roof wouldn’t function properly. With it, your roof can last decades. With that said, different materials perform...

What is the Best Roof Sealant for Leaks?

What is the Best Roof Sealant for Leaks?

Roofs are exposed to a daily assault from sun, wind, hail, rain and snow. Over time, this can cause minor leaks which can lead to costly damage over time. By applying the right sealer, you can patch potential problems and prolong your roof’s lifespan. Read on to learn...

What is a Thatched Roof?

What is a Thatched Roof?

Thatched roofs have been used for millennia to insulate and weatherproof human dwellings. Read on to learn more about this ancient roofing solution and find out if it is still an appropriate material option for modern commercial and residential structures. What Is It?...