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Pitch Measurement and Its Uses

Pitch Measurement and Its Uses

Pitch is the angle of a roof that is calculated by the number of inches it rises vertically for every 12 inches it extends horizontally. The pitch is used in designing an addition or cutting new rake boards. It is also a valuable calculation to determine the right roofing materials to be used. Continue Reading

3 Tips on Choosing a Timeless Roof Style

3 Tips on Choosing a Timeless Roof Style

It’s hard to stick with one specific style of anything for the next 20 to 30 years. Whether it’s clothing, cars or even a haircut, everyone likes some variety every now and then. Sadly, the same cannot be said when it comes to roofing as it is simply too expensive to replace just because you… Continue Reading

4 Features and Benefits of GAF Glenwood® Shingle

4 Features and Benefits of GAF Glenwood® Shingle

Roofing systems today come in various colors, designs and textures, but nothing beats the timeless look of authentic wood shakes. In the past, wood shake roofs demanded extensive care to maintain their appeal, but now, thanks to GAF, homeowners can enjoy the look of authentic wood shakes at an affordable price and without so much… Continue Reading

Types of Commercial Roofing and Their Benefits

Types of Commercial Roofing and Their Benefits

It is indeed a necessity to understand what type of commercial roofing your building needs. If not, you might install the wrong type for your property. You should start the selection process by looking at the benefits of each roofing type. Continue Reading

6 Tips for Properly Maintaining Your Commercial Roof

6 Tips for Properly Maintaining Your Commercial Roof

Your commercial property is a major investment so it’s important to properly care for it to ensure that it protects your inventory, employees and equipment. One component that requires a lot of attention is the roof. It pays to take care of it throughout the year. Use the below tips to identify issues and address… Continue Reading

Let’s Talk About Slate and Tile Roofing

Let’s Talk About Slate and Tile Roofing

Two of the most beautiful and long-lived materials used by your roofing contractor today are slate and tile. These two materials both have long lifespans and need to be installed by expert roofers to maximize their durability. At A1 Roofing & Construction, we’re pretty proud to both carry and install these two excellent products. Here’s… Continue Reading

Performance Standards for Asphalt Shingles

Performance Standards for Asphalt Shingles

Have you ever wondered why asphalt shingles are one of the best products in the roofing market today? That’s because these shingles have been subjected to a variety of tests that determine just how tough they are and how they measure up against a standardized industry benchmark. Only shingles that meet these benchmarks are packaged… Continue Reading

Roofing Components You Should Know

Roofing Components You Should Know

Your roof has many different components, and you need to be aware of them so you can adequately discuss your needs with your roofing contractor. A1 Roofing & Construction Company shares some of these uncommon roofing terms and what they mean. Continue Reading

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