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Roof Inspections: How Do They Help Save You Money?

Roof Inspections: How Do They Help Save You Money?

It’s good to have a roofing system that faithfully protects your home year in and out. It does not mean, however, that you should ignore it. You may not be mindful of it, but its constant exposure to the harsh elements can cause it to deteriorate. Without the benefit of a scheduled inspection, your roof… Continue Reading

Cedar Shake Roof Maintenance Tips

Cedar Shake Roof Maintenance Tips

Cedar shakes and shingles remain one of the most popular roofing materials used in the U.S. Known for being attractive and durable, they instantly boost the aesthetic appeal of any home. They are also weather-resistant, which means they don’t require much maintenance to make them look good. Continue Reading

EPDM and TPO: A Look at Your Single-Ply Roofing Options

EPDM and TPO: A Look at Your Single-Ply Roofing Options

Choosing the right material for your commercial roofing system is just as important as the roofing contractor you hire to install it. If you are in the market for a quality, energy-efficient solution for a low-slope or flat roof and are not sure whether to go for EPDM or TPO roofing membranes, then A1 Roofing… Continue Reading

Features and Benefits of GAF’s StainGuard Plus™

Features and Benefits of GAF’s StainGuard Plus™

Scientifically known as Gloeocapsa magma, you know it as blue-green algae. To the average homeowner, however, they’re nothing but an eyesore on their roofs. Microscopic yet noticeable, these dark, unsightly microbes collectively leave black or brown streaks across the surface. And, while they don’t necessarily pose any structural threat to the roof, their appearance casts… Continue Reading

Hiring Contractors: Questions You Need to Ask Them

Hiring Contractors: Questions You Need to Ask Them

After scouring the internet for reviews and recommendations about contractors, you managed to compile a shortlist of preferred contractors. But now comes the hard part – interviewing the contractor. A1 Roofing & Construction Company, a top roofing contractor in the state, lists the questions you need to ask them. Continue Reading

Increasing Your Roof’s Resistance to Wind Damage

Increasing Your Roof’s Resistance to Wind Damage

In the face of extreme weather events, some damage to your roof is inevitable. However, there are ways you can make your roof more resistant to wind damage. A1 Roofing & Construction Company, a top roofing contractor, shares how to decrease your risk factors. Continue Reading

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

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