Reasons Why You Should Never Do DIY Commercial Roof Work

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With DIY home improvement shows on TV getting increasingly popular, you may be considering doing a DIY roofing project yourself to save money on commercial roofing costs. But a commercial roofing project has its own challenges, ones that DIYers are ill-equipped to handle. Considering these inherent difficulties, we strongly recommend leaving this kind of work to professional roofers.  … [Read more...]

Protecting Your Roof With GAF StainGuard Plus™

Protecting Your Roof With GAF StainGuard Plus™

Eye-catching houses usually attract attention because of its exterior design and landscape. This then implies that maintaining its cleanliness is a must and should never be neglected. It’s easy to tidy up all the other parts of the house except roofing systems. Because of this Gloeocapsa magma or blue-green algae can grow on your roof and create stains which destroy the pristine appearance of the roof. … [Read more...]

Ways to Slow Down the Effects of Aging on Asphalt Shingles

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Asphalt shingles might be a safe choice for your roofing system, but this material requires a lot of maintenance, especially when your area is prone to bad weather. Aging is another concern. When asphalt shingles age, they lose their minerals and binders, leading to cracking and granulation. You can spot the increase in granules in your gutters after a storm. In this stage, you will need the help of a roofing company for a roof replacement project. … [Read more...]

Roofing Systems: The Firestone Advantage

Roofing Systems The Firestone Advantage

Buildings with flat and low-slope roofs are prone to leaks. Due to the lack of elevation, rainwater tends to form puddles that can seep into underlying layers over time. That’s why building owners have to constantly monitor their roofing system for signs of damage and reinforce it from time to time. This is necessary for most roofing systems, but ones made of ethylene propylene diene terpolymer (EPDM) are less susceptible to issues.  … [Read more...]

Repair or Replace: Common Problems With Asphalt Shingles

Repair or Replace Common Problems With Asphalt Shingles

There’s a reason why asphalt shingles remain the country’s number one roofing material. This roofing system provides excellent coverage and durability for its price, a trait no other roofing type can claim. Unfortunately, for all its advantages, there are also limits to what asphalt shingles can do. They are prone to common problems, such as leaks, cracks and rot. … [Read more...]

An Overview of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System

An Overview of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System

When it comes to tough, long-lasting roofs, the GAF Lifetime Roofing System definitely lives up to its name. This complete installation includes a full roofing assembly, including the Lifetime line of designer shingles as well as the finest roofing accessories, all by GAF, the nation’s leading manufacturer of roofing systems. … [Read more...]