Flat Roof Restoration

It is less costly to restore and maintain a flat roof system than to replace it. How is this done? Through repairs and application of coating systems. Depending on the type of roof system and its condition, any of three types of coating systems might be applied – (1) elastomeric acrylic; (2) silicone; or (3)…

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Roof Restoration vs. Roof Replacement: What’s the Difference?

Wind damaged house roof with missing asphalt shingles after hurricane Ian in Florida. Repair of home rooftop concept.

If you’re unsure whether you need a roof restoration or a complete replacement, taking the next steps can feel nearly impossible.  Let’s break down the differences between restoration and replacement so you can make an informed decision based on your timeline, budget, and your roofing system’s specific needs and conditions. Roof Restoration vs. Roof Replacement …

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Taking Steps: Cost-Effective Roofing Maintenance

Laying roof tiles on new build house

Maintaining your roof is an essential part of being a homeowner or building owner.  Some people think roofing maintenance is expensive and unnecessary.  The truth is, keeping up with your roof can help save you from a costly emergency repair or replacement down the road.  Here are a few things you can do without breaking…

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Is Your Roof Monsoon Ready?

Monsoon over an Arizona roof. Are you ready for Arizona monsoon season

It’s hard to imagine roof problems on a hot, dry day when temperatures are soaring. The Arizona monsoon season is here, and with it, unpredictable weather.  Over the next few months, we will experience more severe weather than many other states.  Monsoon storms bring high winds, dust storms and torrential downpours, resulting in damaged roofs…

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What Every Snowbird Needs to Know About Their Arizona Tile Roof

Arizona-style house design common to the region

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…

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Roof Flashing: Understanding This Essential 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 the basics of roof flashing and how to keep yours in good condition. Roof…

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Extend Your Metal Roof’s Lifespan

Several angeled roof.

After going through the trouble – and expense – of installing a new roof, you want it to last.  But time and weather will affect the roof.  If it’s a painted product, eventually, the paint will fade and/or start to wear off.  Underlayment will degrade, as well as any sealants.  To extend the life of…

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What Causes Blisters, Wrinkles, and Ridges on Your Asphalt Roof?

Asphalt roof. Learn about common issues and how to remedy them.

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…

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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Roof Eaves

Close up of roof eaves. What do you need to know as a homeowner about this section of your roof?

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…

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How a Leaking Roof Damages Your Commercial Building

Roof leak in a commercial building, with white walls and mold growth.

Any indications of a leaking roof spell trouble.  But when you notice them in your commercial building, it’s particularly alarming.  After all, a leaking roof can impact your staff, customers, inventory, and business hours.  If you notice the tell-tale signs of a leaking roof, it’s time to act fast.  You want to immediately address the…

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