Your home’s exterior color scheme will make a huge impact on how it is perceived by the world. With so many available options, it’s not always easy to make up your mind. Here’s what you should know about house and roof color combinations, along with some tips for making a smart choice. Understanding Tones Tone […]What is a Roof Cricket?
While a roof may seem like nothing more than a simple shield against the elements, it’s actually a complex piece of construction. In essence, the structure is a sort of system, composed of all sorts of different facets designed to divert water from sensitive areas and prevent it from leaking into a home’s interior. One […]What Is a Dormer Roof?
Homes and businesses in Colorado have all kinds of unique roof styles and shapes. Considering we’ve been in the Colorado roofing industry since 1993, A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors has encountered just about every kind of roof there is, from commercial to residential and back again. One of the most easily identifiable roof features is the […]How Long Do Asphalt Shingles Last?
Asphalt shingles are by far the most common roofing material for pitched roofs. They’re affordable, quick to install, and they add to the design aesthetic of virtually any home style. Furthermore, asphalt shingles are built to last due to their construction. Most asphalt shingles are composed of fiberglass or cellulose matting as a base material […]Cleaning Your Property Before and After a Reroof
Roof repair or replacement jobs can be extensive. They often require the use of large amounts of material like shingles, flashing, roof underlayment, and sheathing. Furthermore, when a commercial or residential roofing project involves destroying and removing old roofing material, a large amount of waste can quickly accumulate. All in all, roofing can be a […]Is It OK to Replace a Roof in the Fall or Winter?
As big of a job as roof replacement is, it makes sense to time the work so that it stands the highest chance of being successful without causing too much disruption to daily life. However, homeowners don’t get to choose when their roofs fail. If they did, roofs would never fail, and A-to-Z Roofing & […]Fall Roofing Checklist: How To Prepare Your Roof For Fall And Winter
When the sweltering summer heat starts to abide and the cooler weather rolls in, Coloradoans start to think about the arrival of Fall and Winter. Getting ready for shorter days and the prospect of snowfall might entail a trip to the thrift store to pick up a few extra coats or snow shovels, but what […]Choosing the Right Types of Gutters For Your Roof
Gutters and downspouts play an important role in the protection of your home. Without them, rain and snow can pose a significant threat in the form of water damage. As part of an overall water management system, gutters in particular help to move water safely from the roof to drainage locations where it can flow […]The 5-Step Spring Roof Tune-Up for Coloradoans
It’s springtime in Colorado! The aspens will soon be displaying their beautiful colors, and Colorado residents throughout the state will soon be tackling their spring cleaning checklists. Is a roof check-up on your checklist? If not, consider adding it; a well-maintained roofing system is critical in the defense against surprise springtime weather that often brings […]What Roofing Material Is Right for Your New Roof?
There are many ways to protect a commercial or residential building from the elements. To help accomplish this, the roof is the single most important feature of any structure, as it is responsible for dispersing rainfall, snow, and hail, as well as acting as a barrier against UV damage from direct sunlight. …not to mention […]