Nail Gun or Hammer: What’s Better?

“Is using a nail gun to install shingles as good as using a hammer and hand-nailing?” This is a question we hear often. Nail guns are considered a “pneumatic” tool, meaning that they are fueled [...]

The Popularity of Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles have been and continue to be the most popular roofing material installed on American households. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, asphalt shingles are both durable and [...]

Is It Okay to Roof in Cold Temperatures?

Customers who are scheduled to have their roofs replaced in the fall often ask us if their roofs will be okay if the shingles are installed in the cooler temperatures. There is no specific [...]

Roofing Certifications Explained

One of the many factors you should consider when researching roofing companies is whether or not they are certified. Certifications come from manufacturers and can be thought of as a ‘seal of [...]

Going Beyond the Total: Comparing Estimates

If you are in need of a new roof, it is likely that you are considering multiple different roofing contractors and will receive multiple written estimates that you need to compare. When given an [...]

Shingle Color: How Do You Choose?

When you are considering replacing your roof, it is wise to put serious thought into the color of the shingles you choose. A roof is a large investment that is not easily (or cheaply) swapped out [...]

Should You Patch Your Roof or Replace It?

Making good decisions regarding your roof is key in minimizing long-term costs, as well as giving you and your family peace of mind. A decision that many homeowners often face when they notice a [...]

Impact Resistant Shingles Demystified

If you are in the market to replace your roof, you have likely heard the term “impact resistant shingles.” But, what does this mean, exactly? All shingles are rated on their ability to resist [...]

Replacing Your Roof? Here’s How to Prepare

You have chosen your colors, signed the contract, and now you are patiently awaiting the start of your roofing project. Apple Roofing does all they can to make the roofing project as painless and [...]