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Roofing FAQ

Pros And Cons Of Asphalt Roofing

When shopping for a new roof and the cost, you will find many options. Some materials, such as tile and slate, have been used for centuries in European and Mediterranean countries. Other materials, including asphalt shingles, have more recent origins. Asphalt […]

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Roof Repair Problems

Given enough time, all roofing materials will fail due to constant exposure to the elements. Although many people only associate the age of the roof with its failure, a competent roofing contractors can identify issues that can accelerate or even cause failure. […]

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What is Low-Slope Roofing

Low-slope roofs present challenges that pitched roofs do not. For starters, you simply cannot install asphalt shingles on a low-slope roof. Shingles are designed to use gravity to shed water; without sufficient pitch, the water will pool on top of the […]

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Asphalt Felt and Synthetic Underlayments

Roofing underlayment is an important component of your roofing system. It is installed on top of your decking and beneath shingles, metal roofing installation panels or external roofing material. Underlayment: • Temporarily protects your decking and interior from water while your […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Install A New Roof?

Roofing contractors frequently receive phone calls asking for a “ballpark” estimate to install a new roof. This is a bit like trying to estimate the cost of a vehicle when the make, model, options and other details are unknown. There are […]

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What Is A “Roof Ridge” And Why Is It Important!

If you stand on the ground and look at a pitched roof, you should be able to see a horizontal line that connects the front and back sections of your roof, i.e., the line marking the intersection of two sloped roof […]

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Don’t Ignore Your Gutters!…Here Is Why!

Gutters are an important part of your home’s roofing system, but you might be unaware of the different benefits that your gutters provide. • Gutters carry runoff from your roof to downspouts, which in turn direct the water to your desired […]

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Let’s Start Thinking About Household Winter Preparation!

Autumn brings a welcome respite from the heat that can make many people in Central Texas decide to spend most of the summer indoors. The cooler weather also provides the opportunity to make sure your roofing system is ready to face […]

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It’s time….Fall Roof Preparation!

Winter is just around the corner, and while residents of Central Texas are seldom subjected to the same extreme conditions as cities such as Buffalo or Denver, the area sees its share of wild weather during the winter months. Therefore, it […]

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Be Careful – Rooftop Safety Hazards

Roofers have a rate of illnesses and injuries that is well above the national average; it is also one of the highest rates of all the construction trades. Every year, several dozen workers die as a result of falls from or […]

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