How to Choose Roof Shingles for Your Home
Choosing roof shingles can be a major decision. After all, they’re the most prominent part of your roof and the protective barrier between the elements and you! With so many types of roof shingles to choose from, let’s help you narrow in on the right choice. We’ll do that by comparing key elements, starting with…Read More
Will a New Roof Increase My Home Value?
Looking to sell your home soon? Strategic upgrades or renovations can increase its value, though none are as important as a new roof. Most buyers look at the age of your roof before making an offer, so it’s worth investing in a new system with an Arizona roofing company like SUNVEK versus simply patching up…Read More
What Every Snowbird Needs to Know About Their Arizona Tile Roof
Many homeowners relocate to the Valley from colder climes, either for the winter or permanently. They may be used for roofing options more typical for Northern states, like asphalt shingles, cedar shakes, standing-seam metal roofs or even slate roof tiles. While these roofing materials are used in and around the Phoenix metro area, you’re far…Read More
Adding a Second-Story Deck: Style Practicalities
Homeowners are usually looking for ways to add livable space to their house. The desire is often to add outdoor living areas. The common method for adding outdoor living space is to install a first-story deck or patio. However, if you have a multi-story house, you have even more potential space for increasing your outdoor…Read More
Does Your Roof Actually Need Gutters?
Earlier this year we discussed some of the typical causes of gutter damage. But does your roof even need gutters? The short answer: probably, but not always. It may seem strange to see a house without gutters, but every once in a while, you might encounter one. In fact, whether your home actually needs gutters…Read More
Why Should You Choose a Flat Roof for Your Home?
The flat roof is a commercial staple that you’ve probably seen on more than a few office buildings, warehouses, and retail spaces. Even though this roof enjoys grand commercial popularity, it isn’t only a business design solution. This stylish roof is also an option for residential structures. If you’re re-roofing your home, considering a major…Read More
5 Facts About High Temperatures & Your Asphalt Roof
The Phoenix area experiences high temperatures that routinely exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the hottest months. If your asphalt shingle roof system is looking a little worse for wear, high heat may be the cause. Here’s what you should know about hot weather and asphalt shingles. The Sun is an Asphalt Roof’s Worst Enemy Asphalt…Read More
What Causes Blisters, Wrinkles, and Ridges on Your Asphalt Roof?
Sometimes, you may notice odd shapes or distortions on your asphalt shingle roof, particularly on scorching summer days. Commonly known as “roof blisters” or “roof ridges,” these distortions originate from installation or quality issues. While a new asphalt shingle roof may last for decades, a poor quality (or improperly installed) roof could experience problems early…Read More
What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Roof Eaves
Your pitched residential roof consists of more than just the metal, tile, or shingles covering the surface or the underlayment below. Where water drains from the roofs, commonly referred to as eaves, are more than just the end of a roof. Eaves consist of two main components — the soffits and the fascia — which…Read More
Dead Leaves and the Threat They Pose to Your Roof
Having trees growing next to or in front of your building certainly has its upsides. For one, they provide shade in summer. They offer a picturesque aesthetic. But unfortunately, trees shed leaves. Deciduous trees shed their leaves in the fall and blossoms in the spring. Evergreens shed all year round. It can be a lot…Read More