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. But is some roof sag ever acceptable? Here’s what you should […]How to Find a Roof Leak
Even minor roof leaks can lead to serious damage requiring thousands of dollars in repairs. The faster you find a leak, the better your chances of avoiding costly rot or mold damage. Here’s the best way to find a roof leak before it’s too late. What Causes Roof Leaks? While general aging is one of […]How Long Does It Take to Replace a Roof?
Your roof is the first line of defense against the elements. Unfortunately, even a top-quality roof will need to be replaced at some point. If you hire a reputable contractor, the process should be relatively painless. That said, it will take time to do the job right. Read on to learn how long you can […]How to Tarp a Roof
If your roof has recently been damaged by fire or harsh weather, you may need a temporary solution to keep rain and debris from entering your home. When properly installed, roof tarps can protect your home from rain and snow for up to three months. Read on to learn the proper way to apply and […]How to Patch a Hole in a Shingle Roof
A hole in your roof can lead to serious water damage, mold growth and insect infestation. Ideally, you should contact a professional roofer to correct the problem. If you’re dead set on doing the job yourself, however, here are the steps you should take. A Word of Warning When done well, a good patch can […]How to Repair, Remove, or Replace Skylights
Skylights can add additional daylight to a room or roof space, especially where there are few windows. They can add a brightness that makes a room seem cozy and much larger than it actually is. The problem is, over time the effects of the extreme Colorado weather throughout the year can cause them to warp, […]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 & […]What to Do about Moisture Spots on Your Ceiling
When water spots start appearing on the ceiling, it’s a good sign that it’s time to take action. Although, it’s not always obvious what action that should be. Sometimes, a water spot can be the result of moisture that is coming from more than one location. And, there could be even more going on than […]How to Remove Moss from a Roof
Even though Colorado is mostly an arid state, moss does grow wherever it can. Typically, shady conditions combined with sufficient moisture will often provide moss with the opportunity to grow without constraints. This is great for natural areas where moss is incredibly important ecologically. However, when it comes to protecting your home or commercial building […]How to Tell When Your Multifamily Building Needs Roof Repair
Multifamily buildings have unique needs when it comes to roofing. Because these types of structures are designed to house multiple people, there are often numerous rooftop inclusions like stovepipes, exhausts, chimneys, and vents. And, because the square footage is typically larger than other buildings, more maintenance may be required to keep the roof functional over […]