All roofs are not created equal. Technology and innovation in building materials, particularly in the last 20 years, means that beyond choosing shingle material, style, and color, you can also dial-in on products that meet your home’s specific needs. One key area of innovation has been dealing with weather extremes. A little up-front research and [...]
An ice dam is a dangerous build up of ice on your roof that can damage roofing materials and lead to leaks within your home. This video looks at how ice dams form, and explains how a properly ventilated attic space will inhibit the thaw/refreeze cycle that causes ice dams.
A Note From Jay Butch with Certainteed
A new roof is a substantial investment that typically costs thousands of dollars – so it’s only natural that you will want to know what warranty coverage is provided with the products you purchase. Due to the quality standards of today’s manufacturing processes, it is highly unlikely that you will have a problem with your [...]
An in-depth look at what goes into having a wood shake roof replaced with CertainTeed's Presidential Shake, from tear-off to installation of a new roof system.
As the warm weather creeps in and the country heats up, now is the time for homeowners to make sure they’re doing their part to help increase comfort and reduce energy bills. From the exterior to the interior, the consideration of a few simple tips could mean the difference between a summer that’s hot and [...]
The prospect of picking a contractor to install your new roof can be intimidating, but do not fear! This handy infographic will help you better understand what lies ahead so that you can ask the right questions of potential hires. For a more extensive look at hiring contractors, understanding job proposals, and getting the [...]
There are three major categories of Roofing Shingle products available in the market: Strip Shingles Strip Shingles are the original and the most basic of roofing shingles available in the industry. Strip Shingles are denoted by the fact that they are single layered roofing shingles that are generally designed to look like slate. Strip Roofing Shingles [...]
Todd Runyon of Runyon and Sons Roofing explains the components and processes that go into the installation of a CertainTeed roof covered by a Five Star Warranty: education, safety, tear-off, underlayment, flashing, ventilation, shingles and warranty.
We did this project in 2012, and Florian loved it so much, he had to take a 360 degree picture of his roof from the rooftop of his home is North Salt Lake. This roof was a fun project, in a beautiful neighborhood, and of course, this client was a happy guy. This asphalt shingle [...]