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 [...]
Before, We came to this house and it had some broken trusses with no bracing in the attic, some parts of the eve would bow down. The shingles were starting to fall apart and it definitely looked like a homeowner job. After, We tore the roof off we installed new soffit and fascia and new [...]
Top four major purchases in any person's lifetime: first car, higher education, new home and a new roof. Common questions... How do I want it to look? How long will it take? Do I want to take anyone with me? How do you choose the right roofing contractor? Application of shingles to a home. [...]
Before, We came to this beautiful small house in the neighborhood. The roof was getting quite old and there was a leak coming from the flat membrane at the top. After, We tore the tiles off the roof, tore the membrane off then started our work on making the roof looking beautiful and leak free.
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 [...]