A standard asphalt shingle has three layers: backing material, asphalt and granules on the outside. Asphalt shingles have color and energy-efficient, reflecting characteristics because of the granules.
Your roof decking is the material or sheathing that protects the roof structure and serves as a foundation for the roofing material. Since this component acts as a support for your asphalt shingles, it is critical to keep it in good shape at all times. Repairing your roof deck may be one of the first things that come to mind, but this is not a good idea, according to Innovative Roofing & Siding, Inc., a reputable roofing contractor.
A roofing contractor will ask you questions regarding your roof. These questions will help you decide what your roof may need and who to send before an inspector comes to your home. Your roofing contractor and you will both benefit from knowing your roof’s age. You might be wondering why.
The final cost of your roof replacement project depends on a lot of things — including labor and materials — but the biggest factor is the roof itself. More exactly, the roof pitch. In today’s post, your trusted local roofing contractor, Innovative Roofing & Siding, gives you an in-depth look at what is roof pitch and how it influences roofing cost.[Read more…]
A strong storm can have you scouring the web for a “roofing contractor near me.” All roofing systems are designed to withstand the elements, but even the toughest ones can still be damaged by torrential rains, high winds and heavy snow and hail. In most cases, the problems can be corrected with minimal repairs. However, sometimes, storms can be so bad they can cause your roof to fail completely and need to be replaced.