It is important to keep your roof well-ventilated because this prevents moisture issues in your attic, premature aging of your roof, and shingle cracking. Roof ventilation will also help maintain a healthy indoor environment. Today, Affordable Roof Care, the expert roof installation contractor, discusses roof ventilation and talks about the roof components that improve airflow.
It’s normal to expect freezing cold rain showers and snow days during a Washington winter. However, these typical parts of the season could also spell potential disaster for your home and roof. Luckily, there are a few preparations you can make to defend against the elements and ensure that your roofing survives all the way through to spring. Affordable Roof Care, your trusted metal roofing provider, shares them here:
Flat roofs have the advantage of providing your home or building with some additional space, and with the right planning and placement, a flat roof can easily double your home’s square footage. However, this accessibility also means an increase in foot traffic, which could lead to issues such as roof punctures. With a good amount of money invested in your roof, you want to minimize any damage that could potentially… Continue Reading
Aluminum is a versatile metal that is often used in siding and gutter installation. It’s also fast becoming one of the most popular roofing materials, thanks to its unique qualities. Read on to learn more.
The underlayment, also known as roofing felt, is the protective barrier that is installed between the outer roofing material and the roof deck. It’s what keeps your attic dry if the outer roofing layers fail. One of the most common types of underlayment is asphalt-saturated felt. In today’s blog, roof installation contractor Affordable Roof Care takes a look at this indispensable component.
Roof cleaning is an important home maintenance task. A clean roof not only boosts your curb appeal, but also helps prevent damage to your system. In today’s post, we discuss what you need to know about roof cleaning.
Wood has been a popular choice as a roofing material for centuries, thanks to its durability, classic good looks and ease of access. Being a natural material, however, wood shingles or shakes need a bit more attention than other roofing materials when it comes to maintenance.
Over time, dirt, moss, mineral deposits and other debris accumulate on the surface of your roof. While these things rarely pose a threat to your roof, they are rather unsightly. Fortunately, you can always call us to provide low pressure washing services to make your roof look as good as new.
Different roofing materials have unique strengths and weaknesses, which homeowners need to weigh when selecting the right option for their home. Our professional roofers recommend considering a few factors when choosing a material for your new roof. Here’s a brief rundown on what to look for.
Metal roofing is one of the most versatile and cost-effective roofing solutions available to homeowners, but many people end up going for other options because of common misconceptions about it. Read on as our team of expert roofers debunks common metal roofing myths.