Synthetic Shingles

Synthetic roofing shingles are an alternative to the asphalt variety. These can be made from rubber or plastic combined with wood. The materials that the synthetic shingles are made from are often taken from objects that were previously thrown away. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Term & definition

How do clogged gutters threaten the home’s foundation?

When gutters become clogged with leaves or debris, they cannot adequately funnel the water away from the roof. Instead, the water overspills the gutters and wets the soil around the home’s foundation. When the soil is consistently wet, the dampness places unnecessary pressure on the foundation. If this continues long enough, the foundation will crack. …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofing FAQ

UV Radiation

Ultraviolet Radiation (UV) is a type of energy that comes from the sun. These rays enable us to see. However, UV rays contain so much energy that when they hit an object, the energy can change the molecular structure of what it hits. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Term & definition

What are the benefits of an asphalt shingle roof?

Asphalt shingle roofs are the most affordable material to install on residential and commercial buildings. They last an average of 25 to 30 years and create an attractive design on the home. Both organic and fiberglass shingles are used with a variety of styles that are available for different types of buildings. Call us today …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofing FAQ

Reroofing

This is the process of installing a new roof on a home after the old materials are no longer durable or becoming loose. It requires the help of a roofing professional and will often come with a warranty with the products that are used. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Term & definition

Mineral Granules

Mineral granules are the outer layer of an asphalt shingle. They give the shingle its color and add weight to help prevent uplift from the wind. Granules also provide UV protection against the sun. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Term & definition

When do rain gutters need to be replaced?

Rain gutters should be replaced when dents or separations have developed due to wear or damage. Runoff water that overflows is another sign that the gutters are no longer draining water properly off of the roof. Old rain gutters will also cause pools of water to develop around the foundation of the building. Call us …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

Flue

An opening on a chimney where gas is released outdoors from a fireplace. The flue is often constructed out of metal or clay tile and will vent the products of combustion in the building. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Term & definition