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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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3 Repairs To Make Your Roof More Tornado-Resistant
18 August 2021

The high winds and heavy precipitation that define

Helpful Roof Repair Tips for the DIY Homeowner
3 May 2021

There are many repairs that homeowners tend to tac

Benefits Of A Flat Roofing System You Should Know
14 April 2021

If you're building a new house, you have to decide

Benefits Of Using Spray Foam Insulation In Your Home
9 April 2021

Most people think only of heating and cooling bene

Which One Option Is A Better Replacement: Metal Or Rubber?

If you are considering a roof replacement, you might be stuck deciding between a metal and a rubber option. While metal is more traditional than rubber, you can surely see the benefits of both. So, which option is best for you? These are some of the advantages of each option you should consider when you are seeking a roof replacement. Both Options Can Be Recycled The good news is that both metal and rubber roofing options can be recycled at the end of their lives. Read More 

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 

Five Signs That You Need to Replace Your Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is highly durable and low maintenance, but it doesn't last forever. The following can help you know when it is time to replace your vinyl siding. 1. Warping If subjected to extreme heat, vinyl can melt or warp. The most common cause of warping is placing a grill too close to the siding, either while cooking or by storing a hot grill up against the house. Warping can also occur from high temperatures and direct sun exposure, although this is much less likely. Read More 

The Case For A Black Roof

A few decades ago, if you drove through most any neighborhood, the majority of homes would have black shingle roofs. In recent years, shingle companies have begun offering other options. You can find shingles that are any color from white to bright green. With so many options available, fewer homeowners are opting for a traditional black roof. But there's still a case to be made for traditional black shingles. Here's why they're still a viable and even great option for some people. 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