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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

4 Things That You Can Do to Help Preserve Your Slate Roof

4 Things That You Can Do to Help Preserve Your Slate Roof

A slate roof is one of the best investments you can make for your home. It’s durable and weatherproof, and – with proper care – can last for more than 100 years. In addition to working with a capable roofing contractor like us, the following are some of the things you can do to ensure… Continue Reading

A Look at Clay Tile Roofing Patterns

A Look at Clay Tile Roofing Patterns

Durable and elegant, tile roofs are among the oldest roofing materials used in homes and commercial properties alike. Despite being made of the same material, clay tiles can vary in terms of appearance. Today, A1 Roofing and Construction takes a look at the different installation patterns used in clay tile roofing. Continue Reading

Testing Wood Shakes for Quality Assurance

Testing Wood Shakes for Quality Assurance

Wood shakes are one of the most attractive roofing options available, but looks alone aren’t good enough. This is why roofing manufacturers put wooden shakes through a series of tests to ensure their quality and long-term performance. In this post, A1 Roofing and Construction discusses the tests that ensure wood shakes of the highest quality. Continue Reading

Why Is the Ridge Vent Important to Your Roof?

Why Is the Ridge Vent Important to Your Roof?

The importance of proper attic ventilation isn’t open to debate. It’s key to roof longevity and preventing premature asphalt shingle curling and ice damming. To regulate attic climate, you need to have enough attic intake and exhaust vents of sufficient size. Any inadequacy and excess could affect the way your roof prevents itself from becoming… Continue Reading

Which Roofing Material Is Best for Your Home

Which Roofing Material Is Best for Your Home

Choosing roofing materials for your home can be daunting if you know nothing about your available options. You need cursory knowledge of how one option differs from the other, how much each will cost and whether the experts you are working with can handle the installation and care of your selected material. Asphalt, metal, wood… Continue Reading

Why Cedar Shake Roofs Are a Popular Choice

Why Cedar Shake Roofs Are a Popular Choice

Building a home challenges you to make decisions upon decisions at every step of the construction process. Selecting which roofing material to go with, for example, can be quite exhausting. You want to make as prudent a choice as possible, especially when you consider how much of your budget will be spent at this juncture. Continue Reading

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