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Chimney Rock – Part 1

Chimneys are the most vulnerable part of the roof. All chimney components need to be in place for the chimney area to function properly. Faulty flashing is frequently to blame for roof leaking at chimney.  Chimneys are protected from moisture penetration with...

Synthetic Underlayment vs. Roofing Felt

Synthetic Underlayment vs. Roofing Felt A product switch in the Industry   For decades, roofers have installed a layer of felt over the decking before installing shingles. But there’s a new kid on the block – synthetic underlayment. One of the advantages of a...

Filing A Roof Replacement Claim

Filing a Roof Replacement Claim. It can be quite stressful to discover damage to your roof, especially if it is significant damage. The process of navigating the insurance claim process can get complicated and tedious very quickly. Below are a few tips to hasten the...

What shape is my roof?

What shape is my roof? The main job of a roof is to protect your home from water and to shed water. Most roofs have a slope which helps shed water and direct the water away from the structure. The ridge of a roof is the highest point of a roof where two roof areas...

What is flashing on a roof?

What is flashing on a roof and what are the types of flashing I should know about? Your roof is made up of several different components. Most roofs are comprised of sheathing, underlayment, roof material, roof intersections, flashing details, and ventilation. Each of...