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The Few and the Fearless: A Blog About Roofers


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The Few and the Fearless: A Blog About Roofers

Not just anyone can be a roofer. To excel in this profession, you have to be bold and strong. You must be able to heave a heavy bundle of shingles up a ladder, drive nails into a hard surface, tell the difference between minor and severe damage, and so much more. Roofers do not always get enough credit for the work they do, but one thing is for certain: their work is essential. As you read the articles on this website, we ask that you pay close attention to the vast nature of the work that roofers do. The next time you see a roof, you'll have even more appreciation for it.

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This Is How To Address Potential Roofing Issues
11 February 2021

When you own your home, roofing matters become way

How To Prolong The Life Of Your Commercial Flat Roof
22 January 2021

Flat roofs are quite common in commercial building

Need A New Roof Deck? Know The Difference Between Plywood And OSB
23 December 2020

One of the benefits of installing a new roof is th

Built-Up Roofing Without The Asphalt: 3 Reasons To Choose A Cold-Applied Roof For Your Building
1 December 2020

While built-up roofs are extremely common in comme

Can I Install My Own Roof?
9 November 2020

Even for the most diehard DIY enthusiasts, the ide

Need A New Roof Deck? Know The Difference Between Plywood And OSB

One of the benefits of installing a new roof is that it gives you the ability to put in a new roof deck and provide more protection for your home. However, you have the option of using plywood or OSB for your roof deck. When it comes to how the materials are made, plywood comes in various thicknesses and is made with layers of wood that are glued together. With OSB, it is made out of wood chips that are stuck together with glue and a hot press. Read More 

Built-Up Roofing Without The Asphalt: 3 Reasons To Choose A Cold-Applied Roof For Your Building

While built-up roofs are extremely common in commercial applications due to their durability, having one installed can pose a headache for businesses. The hot asphalt that's used to glue multiple layers of roofing felt together emits toxic fumes and creates a fire hazard. One way that businesses can avoid these problems is to install a cold-applied roof instead, which replaces the hot asphalt mix with a roofing adhesive that doesn't need to be heated. Read More 

Can I Install My Own Roof?

Even for the most diehard DIY enthusiasts, the idea of installing your own roof on your house can be an overwhelming task. Not only are you responsible for gathering materials, but you also need to assemble a small crew that is willing to sacrifice several days in order to get it done. Many people agree that you should hire a professional to perform a residential roofing installation for you. Not only can it save you a massive amount of headache, but you'll also make sure that it's done right. Read More 

4 Cool Roofing Options To Consider For Your Home

If it's time for a new roof, you might want to look into cool roofing options so you can save money on your air conditioning bills in the summer. If you have dark asphalt shingles now, switching to cool roofing might keep your home cooler, and that gives your air conditioner a break. Here are four options to consider when picking out your new roof. 1. Cool Asphalt Shingles You can buy asphalt shingles that have a coating on them that reflects the sun's rays. Read More 

Three Different Types Of Asphalt Shingles

By far, the most common type of roofing material in the market today are asphalt composite shingles. Not only are they easy to install and simple to maintain, but they're also relatively inexpensive compared to the other types of roofs, such as metal, wood, and especially slate. If you decide to go with a residential shingle roof replacement for your house, either because you are building a new home or replacing one after a recent storm, you'll actually have a few different options at your disposal to choose from. Read More