A roof is a complex structure, and leaks can develop in several places. This is why finding the exact cause of a leaking roof is hard and time-consuming, even for seasoned roofing contractors. Still, some places develop leaks more readily than others, and one area is the ridge vent.
Metal roofs are no longer the ugly alternative to shingles. These days, you can get metal shingles that resemble the look of architectural mainstays like asphalt shingles, cedar shakes and tiles – all with metal’s signature longevity and toughness. And, as far as metal roofing is concerned, TAMKO® stands above the rest.
Metal is one of the most reliable roofing options today. However, you don’t want a metal roof on your home to look like a barn or be too “modern” for your neighborhood. To avoid these problems, consider installing an architectural metal shingle roof as it can provide the same superior performance as other premium roofing systems. Neumann Construction Inc., your trusted roofing contractor, discusses the features of metal roof shingles.
You might think that you need to replace your roof if it springs a leak during a moderate rain shower, but this is not always the case. So, how can you determine whether you should have your roof repaired or replaced?
A typical asphalt shingle roof has an expected lifespan of 20 to 30 years. It’s important for homeowners to recognize signs of aging to make sure that problems associated with it are addressed in time. Here’s an overview of an asphalt shingle roof’s lifecycle and age-related problems.