Cedar shakes have always been considered a premium roofing material because of their natural beauty, which provides a warm and rustic look to any home. If you’re fortunate enough to have a cedar shake roof, you’ll want to make sure it looks and performs its best no matter the season. Here are some tips.
You may have heard of the word “soffit”. It’s a word that has actually come a long way in history, originating from two similar words, which are the Italian “soffitto” and the French “soffite”. Both words share the same meaning of “to fasten something below”. Nowadays, soffit is more of a term used in home improvement, especially if it involves roof replacement or repair. A roof soffit is more than just pieces of board lined under your roof.
Spring season is often known for its agreeable weather and temperatures as well as the trees and flowers being in full bloom. For these same reasons, most homeowners see spring as a good time of the year to do a few maintenance tasks on their roofing system. But how exactly can you care for your roofing system during this season?
When replacing your roof, it’s your responsibility as the homeowner to know everything you can about your roof, even if you are just installing a new asphalt roofing system. With that in mind, it’s best that you understand the six key components that make up an asphalt shingle roof.
Replacing a roof is a lot of work. But if you know what to expect at every step of the way, it’s much easier to keep a cool head. Knowing the timeline of a roof replacement project, including the work and budget needed, makes every phase go more smoothly.… Continue Reading