Plywood Roof Decking being installed before shingles on a new roof
What is Roof Decking?

The roof to your family home is composed of much more than just the outer shingles. Instead, it combines different components and materials to protect your home from the elements. One significant component of your roof is the roof decking or roof sheathing. It is the basis for the roof system. That’s why before considering […]

Closeup view of flashing on a clay roof
What is Flashing on a Roof?

Protecting your roof against water damage requires the installation of flashing material from the get-go. Roof flashing works together with the shingles to keep water from damaging the integrity of your home’s roofing structure. However, its effectiveness depends on the kind of materials used (which is mostly metal) and the quality employed in installing it. […]

Composition asphalt roof shingles
What is a composition roof?

A composition roof is composed of multiple materials. Unlike other roofs, which may feature only one material, a composite roof may combine slate, paper, wood, and fiberglass materials. Apart from having a high aesthetic appearance, composite roofing is more long-lasting than some cheap roofing materials. Types of Composition Roofs Manufacturers of composition roofing make them […]

Man repairing and replacing roof shingles on a house roof
Do I need roof repairs or a roof replacement?

There comes a time when you have to consider whether to repair or replace your roof regardless of its materials. Your choice depends on several factors, including the roof’s age on your house and its materials. If your roof has minor damage, a simple shingle swapping can restore it to its original state, especially if […]

Metal vs Shingle roof
Metal Roof vs. Shingle Roof – Pros & Cons

When replacing your roof, there are many different decisions you will have to make including which material you want to use. Two of the most common roofing materials are asphalt shingles and metal. To help you choose the best roofing material for your needs, we have compared the pros and cons of each below. Metal […]

House with a nice roof on it
How Long Does a Roof Last?

Every homeowner or commercial building owner should have a rough idea of how long their roof can last so they can be sure to plan ahead to replace it when the time comes. Even if your roof isn’t due to be replaced soon, you should still keep an eye out for any damage your roof […]