How to Choose the Right Weather Resistant Roofing for your Home

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 [...]

By | November 11th, 2017|Residential Roofing, Roofing in Utah 101|0 Comments

Ice dams explained – how they form, and preventing them with balanced attic ventilation

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.

By | October 11th, 2017|Diagnosing Roofing Problems|0 Comments

Tips on Choosing the Best Roofer for You (Video with our friend Jay Butch)

  A Note From Jay Butch with Certainteed

By | September 1st, 2017|Roofing in Utah 101|Comments Off on Tips on Choosing the Best Roofer for You (Video with our friend Jay Butch)

My Roof Warranty: What it is and What it Covers

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 [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Roofing in Utah 101|0 Comments

Replacing Your Shake Roof

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.

By | July 20th, 2017|Roofing in Utah 101|Comments Off on Replacing Your Shake Roof

Increase Comfort and Lower the Energy Bills in the Warmer Months

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 [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Roofing in Utah 101|0 Comments

Infographic – 7 questions to ask when hiring a Utah roofing contractor

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 [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|Roofing in Utah 101|Comments Off on Infographic – 7 questions to ask when hiring a Utah roofing contractor

Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles

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 [...]

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What is in your 5 Star Roof Warrant with Salt City Roofers

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.

By | March 19th, 2017|Roofing in Utah 101|Comments Off on What is in your 5 Star Roof Warrant with Salt City Roofers

360 From a Rooftop in North Salt Lake

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 [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Residential Roofing|0 Comments