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Do you have an old fashioned ballasted flat roof? This is a roof covered with gravel. The gravel is used to hold down the roofing materials in high winds and it also protects the old asphalt from ultraviolet (UV)...
a flat white roof on a huge building

Flat Roof Options

MOST INDUSTRIAL OR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS HAVE FLAT ROOFS Flat roofs are horizontal, or very near it. They have very little slope when compared to roofs on a home or residential building. There are several replacement options for your flat flat roof....
Flat or low-sloping roofs need to be maintained in good condition, even more than hipped roofs. This is because the water spends more time on the roof, and can even pool in places that sag. For this reason, it's...
Hundreds of gallons of water can pour off your roof when it rains. Your gutters funnel this massive amount of water to downspouts. This is where the abundant water is dispersed away from your home. There are ways you can use...
There a few reasons you might need to have accurate measurements of a roof. It could be time to replace the roofing material, you may be considering how much space you have for solar panels, or you might simply...
There are a number of reasons to install a new roof on your house. The existing roof may be damaged, outdated or you may want to improve energy efficiency. No matter what the reason, there are a series of...
There is an important strip of metal running along the eave of your roof. It's called drip edge. Roofing experts call it the eave strip. The main function is to give support to the roof extending past the eave....
Shingling a valley can be a tricky process for both construction workers and individuals trying to get the job done themselves. There are multiple ways of shingling a valley. Each way can come with various positive and negative aspects. Regardless...
To have a secure home, the condition of your roof will be an important detail to pay attention to. Without a sturdy, good-looking, and leak-proof roof, it will be difficult to enjoy the comfort of your abode. Water dripping...
Architectural shingles are a special type of asphalt shingle that gives your roof a three-dimensional look. Besides the aesthetic benefits, architectural shingles also keep more water from seeping into the roof compared to regular asphalt shingles. Because of the...