What Is Roof Flashing and What Happens When It Fails?
What Is Roof Flashing and What Happens When It Fails? Roof flashing is a small piece of metal or plastic placed in a roof valley, around roof vents, or at the junction of two roofs to prevent water from entering. A roof flashing fails when it becomes loose, cracked, or torn. If water infiltration occurs […]
Getting the Most Out of Your Metal Roofing: Choosing Colors, Styles and Materials
Metal roofs offer a durable, low-maintenance roofing solution for buildings of all styles. There are several major styles and materials available that will age differently. You will find that different materials and grades offer solutions for different climates and roofing applications. They each have their own look as well, so be sure to ask your […]
Innovative Roofing Types for Design-Focused Buildings Plus Some Materials You Haven’t Heard Of
The roofing industry’s future is looking bright, as there are new roofing options available that you might not have heard of. With most building codes specifying traditional roofing materials, such as clay and concrete tiles, asphalt shingles, and wood shakes, many designers are pushing to use more futuristic materials in their designs. These innovative materials […]
Green Roofing Options for Houses and Commercial Buildings: There Are More Than You Think
What is a Green Roof? A green roof is basically a landscaped roof that adds life and beauty to your property. It can help transform your home into a sanctuary from the busy outside world. Green roofs are the most eco-friendly way to cover a building. This is because they allow plants to become hosts […]