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Repair Or Replace My Roof?

Although most of these damages may seem easy enough to DIY, it is always recommended to hire a qualified roofing company or contractor to ensure it is properly fixed. A roof repair involves working on a specific isolated portion of your roof and may include patching up small gaps and holes or replacing missing or…

Flat roof installation. Heating and melting bitumen roofing felt by flame torch at construction site

What is Roll Roofing?

This is the most crucial part when it comes to roll roofing. It involves cutting the rolls into long strips, meticulously laying them down, and aligning them in a horizontal position. Some types of roll roofing might be too feeble thus creating the need for reinforcement in a bid to make them much sturdier. This…

Roofer preparing part of bitumen roofing felt roll for melting by gas heater torch flame

How Is Rubber Used In Roofing Materials?

The shorter name for this type of rubber roofing material is Hypalon. It is a type of synthetic rubber that is highly resistant to fire, oil, acids, gas, and light. The strength and versatility of Chlorosulfonated polyethylene are what make it a good rubber roofing material for both residential and commercial buildings. However, it is…

Solar panels roof 3D rendering

What Effects Do Solar Panels Have On A Roof?

Solar panels being a concern for most homeowners, it is imperative to understand the installation process. The process involves cracking and drilling holes through your roofs. There is also the addition of new items like bolts to fit the panels. For instance, there will be a slight alteration to the core parts of the roof,…