What Is the Lifespan of a Flat Roof?

Brad GordonFlat Roofs


As its name implies, a flat roof is nearly perfectly horizontal. Flat roofs are commonly used to top apartment complexes, offices, retail establishments and other public buildings. They are constructed from materials such as tar, asphalt, metal and wood. The expected lifespan of a flat roof depends on its material and maintenance. Let’s start with an overview of some common … Read More

Installing a Metal Roof Over Shingles

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Shingles


When it comes time to repair or replace your old roof, there are several different options to choose from. One of the most efficient and durable option that many homeowners are turning to is installing a new metal roof over existing shingles. What are the Requirements? Before you can install a metal roof over your old shingles, your current roof … Read More

Cost Considerations To Make While Choosing Between Shingles And Metal Roofs

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Tips, Shingles


Whether a homeowner is building a new structure or repairing the extensive damage on an existing home, he or she will eventually be forced to make a number of significant decisions regarding the home’s roof. Perhaps the biggest of these choices involves the material for the roof. For most of today’s homeowners, the automatic material of choice is asphalt. However, … Read More

Maintain Your Cedar Shake Roof

Brad GordonCedar Shake


Your cedar shake roof will give you years of life when you keep it in good shape. There are many things a homeowner can do to their own roof. Know your limitations, though, and bring in the professionals when the job is too dangerous or complicated to do yourself. The Hazards to a Cedar Shake Roof As with any wood … Read More

Tips for Maintaining a Flat Roof

Brad GordonFlat Roofs, Roof Tips


If your home has a flat roof, perhaps you’ve heard that they tend to run into more maintenance problems due to the very nature of their construction. While it’s true that flat roofs do tend to require a bit more maintenance than a sloped roof, the fact remains that–with proper care– a flat roof can last just as long as … Read More

What Is The Best Roofing System For A Flat Roof?

Brad GordonFlat Roofs


Choosing the best type of roofing system for a flat roof is a challenge for many homeowners and businesses owners. There are multiple types of roofing systems that will work for flat roofs, and when deciding on the right one, there are multiple factors to take into consideration. These factors include: durability, the building’s structure and roof weight limitations and … Read More

What to Do with a Leaky Roof

Brad GordonRoof Tips


Detecting a roof leak at your home can be an unnerving experience. You may find yourself wondering what caused the leak in the first place and how extensive the damage is as a result. More than likely, you’ll need to contact a professional roofing repair company in your area for an accurate assessment, diagnosis, and repair. However, there are some … Read More

Cost Effective Roof Materials

Brad GordonSaving Money


Your roof is your home’s first line of defense against harsh weather. Damaged roofs can let wind and rain into your house, costing you money and putting you and your family at risk. When looking at building your roof, it’s important to know about the different parts and how they work together. If one part of your roofing system fails, … Read More

Four Excellent Tips for Maintaining Your Cedar Shake Roof

Brad GordonCedar Shake, Roof Maintenance


If you happen to cover your property with a cedar shake roof, you know firsthand the striking appearance that such a roof gives.  And while a cedar shake roof is great to have, it also requires maintenance. Just the same as shingles, cedar shake roofs expand and contract as the weather temperatures change.  And although this is very normal, you … Read More