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

How warm do roofs become during the summer months?

The temperature on roofs is influenced by the amount of sun exposure that the shingles or tiles experience. The roofing materials are often 40 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the outside temperature, which can increase the temperature of the home and cause the building to use more energy during the season. Call us today …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofing FAQ

Blistering

Blistering is the formation of bubbles that cause shingles to lose their durability due to high outdoor temperatures and excessive sun exposure. This can reduce the lifespan of the shingles and cause them to become loose on the roof deck. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Term & definition

How can homeowners look for leaks?

Inspect the attic of the building to identify any areas where stains have developed on the roof boards. The roof can also be hosed off to allow water in where holes or cracks have developed. Roofing cement will need to be applied underneath tiles or shingles to seal off the leak before the roofing material …continue reading »

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Roofers answer a question

Pipe Boots

Pipe boots are a type of vent flashing that seals off the home from moisture to prevent leaks from developing on the roof throughout the year. Moisture often leaks into the property when the material begins to lift over time. Call us today for a FREE Estimate 303-421-ROOF (7663)

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted in Term & definition