Metal roofing is an interesting product – it heats quickly when exposed to heat, and cools quickly once the heat source disappears. This can be of benefit in reducing utility bills. Metal can also be aesthetically pleasing, improving the appearance of property. Attractive properties are easier to rent, and tenants tend to stay longer. A metal roof is a significant investment. Here are five reasons to choose metal roofing for rental properties.
Any building with a leaking roof is bad news. However, the issue is exacerbated when the leaky roof is attached to a commercial building because more people may be affected. Everyone from your staff to your customers might suffer from effects of the leakage. Below are some of the main dangers from a leaking commercial roof.
While a new asphalt shingle roof may last for decades, a poor quality roof, or one that’s improperly installed, could start to experience problems very early on. Wrinkles, blisters, and ridges are some of the problems often caused by installation or material quality issues.
The following are common issues to be aware of that can cause aesthetically displeasing (and performance-affecting) concerns to appear in your shingle roof system.
An attractive, fashionable roof can add tremendous curb appeal to your home, while an eco-friendly roof can add lasting value. Combine these two characteristics into the ultimate roof replacement to not only improve your quality of life, but also receive significant benefits when you decide to sell your home.
Here are three materials to consider if you’d like to choose a roof that’s both ecologically friendly and fashionable.
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. Continue reading
Homeowners in Arizona take great pride in their homes and naturally want to ensure that any addition is both functional and visually pleasing. One terrific upgrade that meets both of these criteria is solar tubes. Installing this innovative feature in strategic locations around your house will make your residence even more attractive and comfortable than it is now. Continue reading
Living in a hot environment can make keeping your home cool expensive. Instead of upgrading your air conditioner, however, consider upgrading your roof. You can make changes to your roof that will naturally keep your home cooler. If you want to lower your energy bills and keep your home naturally cool, check out these four tips. Continue reading
Many homeowners relocate — either for the winter or permanently — to the Valley from colder climes. They may be used to roofing options more typical for Northern states, like asphalt shingles, cedar shakes, standing-seam metal roofs, or even slate roof tiles.
While you do see roofs with these types of materials in the Phoenix metro area, tile is a common material installed on pitched roofs. Learn more about this roof material. Continue reading
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 possible. If you are looking for answers to your moss and algae questions, read on. Continue reading
You don’t have to climb on top of your roof to take care of it. By doing what you can from the ground and by hiring the right professionals, you can maintain a functional and serviceable roof. Here’s what you need to know about roof maintenance.