Adding A New Mineral Layer To Your Asphalt Shingles

If you have an asphalt roof, then your roof will be covered with layered shingles. These shingles will consist of a base or mat made from cellulose or inorganic fiberglass. The mat is covered with a petroleum product called asphalt, and then minerals are sprinkled over the top. These minerals are extremely important when it comes to keeping your roof in great shape. However, the granules will loosen and blow away over time. Read More 

5 Tips For Finding Replacement Slate

While repairing a slate roof is somewhat straightforward, it can be a delicate task. For instance, one of the most difficult tasks many homeowners face when repairing their slate roofs is finding slate that matches their current roof. Slate is a natural material and it is quarried in a variety of sizes, colors, shapes, and thicknesses. While you can easily purchase freshly quarried slate to install a completely new roof, it can be a bit more difficult to find a few slate shingles that match your current roof. Read More 

A Copper Roof Will Protect Your Family’s Estate For Generations

Most property owners don't consider having a copper roof installed on their properties because copper roofs cost more than other types of roofs. According to Mother Earth News, however, copper roofs also last much longer than any other kind of metal roof. While you may not want to have a copper roof installed on a home that you'll be selling in a few years, this type of roof may be perfect for a family estate that you want to keep in the family for generations. Read More 

Roofing For Conservation: Energy Efficient Must-Haves For Your Home’s Roof

The cost of heating and cooling your home is not only expensive but also wasteful in many homes. Considering more than half of your home's total energy usage stems from heating and cooling, ensuring your home is not wasting energy through the roofline is smart for the environment and your finances. While surprising to hear, you can control the loss of heated and cooled air though your roof with a few key tips. Read More