Is your roof ready for this brutal winter? By now you should know that potholes are the result of the freeze/thaw. The rapid swings in temperature can wreak havoc on the asphalt roads and cause them to fail. Likewise, every time you see or… don’t see and hit a pothole, think about your roof
Asphalt roofing shingles are the most commonly used covering on residential properties in the market. Asphalt’s primary purpose in roofing shingles is to serve as a waterproofing agent. It also holds the granules in place and adds to the overall strength of the roofing shingle. The best asphalt will stay flexible and won’t dry out, become hard or grow brittle for the expected life of the roofing shingle. Read more about the different types of asphalt shingles below.
Every roofing manufacturer has strict and unique regulations regarding how their roofs are installed. This can include things like the number of nails per shingle, length of the nail, and more. How roofers perform the roof installation is incredibly important.