Prepare Your Residential Roof for Summer Storms

A roof with impending storm clouds. In Arizona, routine roof maintenance can make a world of difference.

Summer is right around the corner!  While summertime often means jam-packed days of fun, it also signals the beginning of Arizona’s monsoon season.  Prepare for the upcoming summer storms by investing in your residential roof maintenance and lengthen your roof’s lifespan.  Not sure how?  At SUNVEK, we’ve broken down 4 easy steps to keep your…

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Should I Add Insulation When I Reroof?

Adding Insulation to Roof

When beginning a reroofing project, roof insulation should be at the top of your list! Insulation is an absolute necessity, regardless of whether you’re roofing your commercial or residential building. Insulation saves energy by keeping cold air in during the summer, and warm air during those cooler days. And because this will make your space…

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How to Deal with a Commercial Roof Leak

Commercial roof water leak damage in Phoenix

 No one wants to tackle a commercial roof leak…well, except us. At SUNVEK, we’ve resolved thousands of leaking roof concerns and helped our customers get back to business with minimal interruption. How Serious Are Roof Leaks? No matter the size of the commercial roof leak, the situation is never ideal. The truth is a leaking…

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Wood Shake Roofs: 3 Tips for Success in Hot Climates

wood shakes roofing in hot climate phoenix

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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Troubleshooting Your Roof Drainage Troubles

roof to gutter drainage issues

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

copper roof flashing for asphalt shingle roofs

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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Maintenance Tips for Tile Roofs

concrete tile roof with maintenance issues

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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3 Metal Roof Problems to Watch For

metal roofing problems

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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Keep Your Tile Roof From Suffering Pest Damage

tile residential roof with beautiful gardens

Birds, rodents, and insects can live under your roof tile and create damage when they nest, chew, and leave droppings in the area. In some cases, pests may also carry disease and parasites. Here are some top strategies for protecting your tile roof from pest damage and intrusion. 1. Check the Eave (Roof Drainage Line)…

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