23 June 2018
It is common to believe that all roofing is basically the same; each different roofing material has its own way of being installed, but there is no need for anything custom. However, this is not always the case. If you are having a new home built or having new roofing installed, it is best to have a professional roofer come to look over the project to tell you if you need to have something special done or if you can, in fact, go with the standard installation.
7 June 2018
Roofing is an important part of any home. Not only does your roof protect the inside of your home from the elements, it also as a major impact on your home's curb appeal. Roof replacement is something that most homeowners only have to deal with once or twice. However, it is a big renovation project and one that you want to get right. If you are considering replacing your roof, here are three things to keep in mind before you start.
19 May 2018
Your roof is a very important part of your home. A damaged roof can lead to major problems throughout your home. Because of this, replacement is needed once your roof becomes old or damaged to where it cannot be repaired. The average lifespan of a roof is 20 to 40 years for asphalt shingles and over 50 years for materials such as metal, tile, and slate. It's unlikely that you will need to replace your home's roof more than once so you will want to consider roof replacement carefully.
27 February 2017
Moss might look pretty on your roof, but it is hardly healthy for it. Moss is among the most common causes for roof repair and replacement. Over time, the moisture in the moss buildup can cause serious damage to your shingles. Luckily, you can easily treat and prevent moss. So how do you deal with fuzzy, green moss on the roof? Here are five tips: 1. Use a Power Washer
22 February 2017
Storms are a major source of severe roofing damage. High winds can turn tree branches and yard debris into flying projectiles that can crack or displace shingles, and heavy rain or lightning can cause trees to fall on your roof. If your roof has been damaged in a storm, there are several things you must do immediately in order to maximize your chances of being reimbursed by your insurance company, even before you call a roofing contractor like Todd Harkleroad Roofing Inc.
1 February 2017
Flat roofs are a common feature of institutional, commercial, and industrial buildings across the country. They are valued for their ease of access, as well as for allowing large HVAC units to be housed on top of the building. Yet a flat roof can turn into a nightmare should it happen to develop a difficult to locate leak. Fortunately, finding pesky flat roof leaks is no longer as hard as it used to be, thanks to the use of infrared technology.
23 January 2017
When adding shingles to a roof, the two options are to use a hammer or a nail gun. A hammer is much cheaper and there are some other benefits to a hammer, but there are some reasons why you might want to consider using a nail gun instead. Positioning The Nail One of the challenges of nail guns is that they often cannot get the nail into the proper position. As a result, it is often better to use a hammer that can allow for the nail to be put in the proper place more accurately.