During times of heavy rainfall, the areas that handle the most runoff are your roof valleys. In roofing contractor speak, valleys simply mean the edges where two flat panels meet. Different homes will have different styles of valleys but the way they handle rainwater flow is mainly through the use of two types of flashing. [Read more…]
Slate roofs are known for their natural beauty, durability and long lifespan. When properly installed and maintained, this roofing material can last for at least a century. However, some homeowners start experiencing problems with their slate roofing system after just a few decades. [Read more…]
Roof shrinkage is no easy matter to deal with. It is most common on EPDM or modified bitumen roofs and is usually caused by aging of the material, poor installation or excessive UV exposure. Thanks to technological advancements and improvements to EPDM roofs, though, shrinkage has diminished significantly.
A roof must be made of high-quality materials if it is going to survive the weather. However, there are plenty of options out there that might confuse a homeowner. This is why Innovative Roofing and Siding, Inc., the best roofing contractor in the area, shares our thoughts on the best residential roofing options.
Your roof keeps you safe throughout the year. Whether it’s rain or snow, it goes through a lot. That’s why getting repairs from a roofing contractor is important. However, you might not fully understand what your contractor is talking about when you speak with them about the project. Here are five terms they might use which can help explain the problem better.