The Dangers of Moss and Algae on Your Roof

tile roof with algae and moss

Have you noticed streaks of brown, black, or green on your shingle or tile roof? If so, you may have seen the signs of algae or moss developing. Moss and algae develop even under the hot Arizona sun, and they can wreak havoc on your roof and leave you with more issues than you thought…

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Is Your Roof Flashing Healthy? 6 Ways to Tell

home with asphalt shingle roof

Roof flashing is the number one defense (and in some cases the only defense) your roof has against leaks at edges and other susceptible spots. And you’re often the only thing standing between the flashing and a roof leak because of neglect. Keeping an eye on your roof and its flashing contingent should be near…

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A Guide to How Small Roofing Problems Become Big Leaks

homeowner doing roof maintenance

You were leaving your house the other day and noticed a shingle popping up off of the roof or one that was simply missing. Though this kind of minor perfection on your home annoys you, you didn’t think that was a cause for alarm. Sadly, that’s not the case. Very small issues with a roof…

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How to Replace a Roof When You Have Tenants

street of rental units

As a landlord, you’re responsible for the habitability of your rental property. Yet, it can be difficult to juggle serious repairs if you have tenants. What should you do if you have to do something serious, such as replace the roof of your home?

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How Condensation Damages the Roof and What You Can Do

home with asphalt shingle roof

Many people recognize external condensation (such as rainfall or snow) but overlook the potential effects of internal condensation. Thus, internal condensation can cause serious damage before you notice it. Unfortunately, excessive condensation interferes with your roof’s durability.

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Typical Causes of Gutter Damage

roof gutter filled with leaves and debris

Many people don’t pay enough attention to their gutters even though gutters play a huge role in roof protection. Ineffective gutters may allow water to back up under your roof and cause serious damage. Know why your gutters may lose their effectiveness so that you can prevent the damage. Below are some of the typical…

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4 Signs Your Shingled Roof Needs Intervention

Roof being repaired from wind damage

As a homeowner with a shingled roof, you need to be able to tell when your roof is at the end of its life. Knowing when your roof is near the end of its life will allow you to take preventative action to extend the life of your roof and to budget and plan for…

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Protect Your Roof From Natural Predators

When you look at your roof, you may see a strong and capable looking pillar of strength with the ability to protect your family from the elements. However, your roof has its own natural predators it needs protection from.

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3 Reasons to Tear Off Rather Than Overlay Your Roof

roofing contractor installing shingles

When replacing your roof, you can either choose an overlay, where your roofing contractor places another layer of shingles over your current shingles, or have the existing roof torn off before putting on the new layer. As you can no doubt guess, an overlay is less work for your contractor, which means it can save…

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Does Your Home Need a New Roof When You Sell?

home with metal roofing phoenix

Selling your home is a serious decision. To get the most profit on your investment, your home should be sound and appealing to buyers. The existing roof on your home is either a benefit to selling your home quickly or a potential fallback, depending on its current condition. Should you put a new roof on your…

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