Posts Categorized: Roofers answer a question

How often should my gutters be aligned?

Most homeowners are concerned with cleaning their gutters, but aligning them is just as critical. Ideally, you should contact a professional once a year for a complete gutter inspection. This evaluation includes cleaning and alignment. The channels need a specific angle toward the nearby downspouts in order to ensure proper drainage. Low-lying areas or cracked …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

If the roof deck is in good condition, is it possible to reroof and avoid the extra expense of having the old roof removed?

It is often possible to reroof, especially if the current roof is in good condition. Of course, it’s important to take into consideration the type of roof you want installed, your expectations for long-term performance and even the added cost you’ll pay to cool your home. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

When is time to replace a roof?

Homeowners want to save money by prolonging the life of a roof, but they must also take care to avoid leaks. Warning signs that a roof may fail include damaged shingles, ripped flashing and roofing debris in the landscaping. Rather than waiting for the water leaks, homeowners are encouraged to invest in new roofing when …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

How energy efficient are asphalt shingles?

Solar reflective asphalt shingles reflect the sunlight and decrease the heat absorption in the home. The air conditioning burns more energy when the sun heats up the house, so lowering the heat sink effect of the roof lowers the overall need for energy. Asphalt shingles are recyclable, lowering the energy needed to produce more shingles …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

How can water damage a foundation?

Excessive water can damage a foundation by soaking the soil around it and creating a great deal of pressure from the weight of the saturated soil. Additionally, concrete that is saturated by water and exposed to a freeze thaw cycle can be at risk of cracking. A foundation that is not watertight or that has …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question