If you're replacing your roof shingles, choosing the right color to match or contrast with your home's siding and shutter can result in a beautiful exterior decor and promote greater energy efficiency. The main purpose of asphalt shingles is to provide a watertight, wind-resistant seal that protects your roof from rain, wind, snow, and ice damage. But, a secondary purpose of home beautification can add to the style and personality of your proper for many years to come.
With the temperatures starting to drop outside, many people are starting to gear up for the holidays. This is a time where friends, family members, and loved ones will get together to catch up and enjoy each other's company. At the same time, this is also a time when people start to make their New Year resolutions list. While some of the common resolutions are going to involve diet and exercise, there are also resolutions that can be made regarding homeownership. Some of the best New Year resolutions are going to involve the roof.
It’s that time of year again for making your house look as festive as possible. If you plan on lining your roof with holiday lights or putting an inflatable decoration up there, make sure you’re safe. Doing any kind of task that involves being up on your roof puts you at risk of getting seriously injured. Keep the following roof work safety tips in mind for this holiday season.
Let's face it. We rarely think about our roofs. But they're up there every day taking a beating from the brutal sun, wind, rain and sometimes snow. Over time, they get damaged and need roof repair. And you may not notice it immediately because you're on the ground.
Roofing is something we rarely consider in our daily lives. If we do have to think about it, it’s often because something is wrong. We want to get past that stigma and help you think positively about roofing. More specifically, we want to help you think about how to make your roofing more energy efficient. A little proactive effort can save you a lot of money and improve your quality of life. These tips from Vertex Roofing SLC roofing contractors will get you started.
Asphalt shingles have remarkable features that end up gifting us with stronger, more efficient and better-looking roofs. With time, the roofing materials will give in to weather elements which call for an immediate roof replacement. Here are the key aspects to explore as you consider installing asphalt roofing shingles in 2018 and beyond.
Did you know that weather-related damage accounts for more than half of all homeowner's insurance claims? Yup, you read that right. Thunderstorms, hail, wind, and rain can all leave you looking at a major repair bill. The worst part about that is the fact that most of these claims are totally preventable. If you follow a simple checklist in the Summer and do the right maintenance, you could avoid the damage almost completely. So, how do you get started on protecting your Utah home? Continue reading "7 Summer Home Maintenance Tips"
Are you in need of a roof repair due to a skylight leak? Vertex Roofing offers affordable roofing services to residents of Salt Lake City, Utah. Our technicians are self-motivated. We provide quality work within an incredibly short duration.
Causes of Roof Damage from Skylights
Frequently, skylights make a small room appear large. They also illuminate it with natural sunlight. However, if you don't install them appropriately, your skylight roof might start leaking. Check out for the following causes if your roof is leaking;
It’s been on your mind for a few years now, but the time has finally come to deal with replacing your roof. Thankfully this isn’t something we deal with often, but when the time comes, it’s going to cost time and money. It may be tempting to choose the lowest bid, but when it comes to roofing contractors, there is a lot more than job quotes that distinguishes the best in the business from everyone else. The best way to guarantee your new roof will be installed properly is to use a certified roofing contractor. Choosing the right company can lessen your stress now as well as down the road.
Your roof is one of the most important structural features of your home. Over the years and seasons, your roof will experience natural wear and tear. Eventually, every home will require a roof replacement from a qualified roofing company. When you are considering having a new roof installed, it is helpful to learn about the different parts that make up your home's roof. At Vertex Roofing, we offer roof replacements in Salt Lake City, Utah and can answer all of your questions about the structural components of your roof. Read on for more information about the anatomy of a roof.