Wood Shake Roofs: 3 Tips for Success in Hot Climates

If you love the classic, rustic appearance of the wood shake roof, then you may wonder if this roof type is a good choice for a home in the state of Arizona. The good news is that wood shake roofs can stay in great shape for many years, even when exposed to the hot Arizona…

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A Comprehensive Look at Spray Foam Roofing

Large buildings with flat roofs typically are roofed with some type of a roll product. Such roofing is relatively easy to apply and inexpensive. The concern with these products centers around the number of seams and lap joints that must be sealed to maintain a watertight roof system. There is an option for roofing that…

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Troubleshooting Your Roof Drainage Troubles

Your home is a significant investment.  As such, you want to protect and enhance that investment. One means of doing so is with the installation of gutters and downspouts to direct rainfall away from your home. Even in a dry state like Arizona, we can experience heavy rainfall, leaving homes that lack adequate drainage in…

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Roof Flashing: All About This Important Roof Component

Metal flashings are an important component of a roof. While roof flashings may not cover large areas of your roof, this component performs the task of helping to keep your roof leak-free around the perimeter. Read on to learn more about roof flashing and how to keep yours in good condition. Roof Flashings Function Roof…

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4 Ways Concrete Tile Roofs Benefit Arizona Homeowners

Some roof materials maintain their integrity when exposed to the hot Arizona sun much better than others. If you plan to replace your old roof this spring or summer, then you should consider installing a concrete tile roof. Not only is concrete tile very resistant to sun damage, but this roof material is also relatively affordable…

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Maintenance Tips for Tile Roofs

A tile roof is a durable choice that goes well with a variety of exterior types, from the traditional stucco of the southwest to more modern options. Follow these maintenance tips to ensure that your roof lasts for as long as you own your home. Annual Cleaning Dirt and debris on your tile roof don’t…

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Skylight Basics for Curious Homeowners

For lovers of natural light and open, spacious rooms, a skylight can be the perfect addition to a roof.  There are several considerations to keep in mind, including style and location, when contemplating a skylight installation. Benefits and Concerns Before installing a skylight, you need to be aware of not just the advantages but also…

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3 Metal Roof Problems to Watch For

A metal roof is one of the more durable roofing options you can place on your home, but it is not immune to problems. Fortunately, you can reduce or eliminate issues by knowing the most common problems that can occur with your roof. A watchful eye combined with a quick call to a roofer can…

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Answers to Your Questions About Residential Metal Roofs

Does your home or commercial building need a new roof? If so, you may want to consider a material other than the standard asphalt shingles or tile. Metal roofing has come a long way over the years, and it now provides a stylish and durable alternative to other roofing options. Understand what metal has to…

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