The Importance of Proper Roof Ventilation

The Importance of Proper Roof Ventilation

Proper roof ventilation is important to properly manage the heat in your attic, prevent condensation, and halt the early aging of roof materials. In general, if you have a proper roof ventilation system (which includes both exhaust and intake vents) the heat in your...
Going Beyond the Total: Comparing Estimates

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 estimate, it is tempting to just go directly to the ‘Total’ cost at the...
Granules in your Gutters?

Granules in your Gutters?

Most roofs in the Midwest are covered with asphalt shingles, as they are relatively inexpensive, easy to install, and most importantly – durable. Asphalt shingles typically consist of a fiber glass mat that serves as the structural base of the shingle, asphalt coating...
Why Are Your Shingles Curling?

Why Are Your Shingles Curling?

As you may have guessed, curling shingles are not a good sign for the integrity of your roof. But, why are your shingles curling in the first place? Below are a few reasons this could be happening: Improper ventilation. When working properly, a roof ventilation...
Shingle Color: How Do You Choose?

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 if you happened to choose a color that did not work with the other...