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Roofing in the Rain: The Consequences and How Roofers Handle Them

Roofing in the Rain: The Consequences and How Roofers Handle Them

Having a damaged roof on a normal day is problematic since it can wreak havoc on your home’s energy efficiency and leaves you open to pest infestation. Having a damaged roof on a rainy day, on the other hand, is another set of issues entirely. Not only will you have the two aforementioned problems, but… Continue Reading

Metal Roofing Underlayments: Everything You Need to Know

Metal Roofing Underlayments: Everything You Need to Know

Nowadays, you’ll have no shortage of options when it comes to roofing materials. You can choose asphalt, slate or even clay or concrete tiles. While they’re all good quality roofing materials, there is one kind of material that you shouldn’t overlook: metal roofing. Nowadays, metal is easily becoming one of the most popular roofing materials… Continue Reading

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

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