Installing Roof Vents

Roof vents are an essential part of your home. They extend the life of your roof by preventing condensation in the attic that can damage the ceiling above. They also help regulate temperature and expel excess heat in warmer months. In addition, roof venting is required by most building codes. So you must do your…

Read More
Keep a New Roof from Failing

Your roof is a significant investment. So once you’ve paid for your new roof, you can expect it to last at least a couple of decades, depending on the material. But sometimes, a roof can fail after just a few years. A new roof failure can be a massive headache for the homeowner and a…

Read More
Is It Worth Repairing a Slate Roof?

Let’s be honest, a slate roof really is the Cadillac of roofs. Slate is nearly indestructible. But that “nearly” part is important. Many homeowners think a slate roof can last forever. After all, there are many buildings with slate roofs pushing two centuries that seem to still be doing fine. So for a roof that…

Read More
The Best Roof for Hot Weather

When most people think about cooling their homes, the first thing that comes to mind if air conditioning. There’s no doubt that here in “Hot-lanta” air conditioning is crucial, but it’s not your home’s first line of defense. Just like keeping rain, wind, and cold out of your home, your roof is your greatest defense…

Read More
Choosing the Best Material for a New Roof

If you are considering a new roof, chances are your roof is at least 20 years old. Over the last few decades, a lot has changed in the roofing industry. New materials are available and old materials have been updated. With all the options available today, choosing the best material for a new roof can…

Read More
Things to Consider Before Installing an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Asphalt shingle is the most common type of roofing in America. Over its 100 year history it has seen a number of evolutions, making asphalt shingle more safe, durable, and visually appealing. There are various types of asphalt shingles, though the most common are three tab shingles and architectural shingles. Asphalt shingles are typically cheaper…

Read More
longest-lasting-roof

The longest lasting roofs are generally made of materials that decay very slowly, such as concrete, clay, and slate. Roofs made of metal are also very long lasting. Asphalt shingle and wood shingle roofs tend to have the shortest lifespans. Long Lasting Roofing Materials When determining the longest lasting roof, one major factor is the…

Read More
Our Top 4 Roofing Trends for 2019

The new year is here, and all sorts of industries are looking at the top trends for the year ahead. Often, when we think of trends, we think of clothing fashions, but roofs are just as subject to trends as any other product. Your roof is a large part of the exterior appearance of your…

Read More
Clay Tile vs. Concrete Tile

Clay tile is one of the oldest known manufactured roofing materials. Today, tile roofs are often a hallmark of classical architectural styles. Mediterranean and Spanish inspired buildings are topped with terracotta tiles. Traditional Chinese architecture also makes heavy use of clay tiles. More recently, concrete tiles have come onto the market. While concrete and clay…

Read More
Reduce Energy Costs with a New Roof

If you live in an older home, it probably was not built with an eye towards energy efficiency. Today, however, energy efficiency is a hot topic for home builders and homeowners. Besides saving you money, making your home more efficient benefits the world around you. As concern rises over how we produce our electricity and…

Read More