It’s not rare for homeowners to discover a roof leak during a Texas thunderstorm in spring or summer. Wind, rain, and the humidity of Central Texas can wreak havoc on a roof over the course of several years. Learn how to spot damages and what to do in the event of a roof leak with tips from Ja-Mar Roofing.
The roof tends to be overlooked throughout its life. Because it’s out of sight, only the roof’s obvious issues end up on the household’s to-do list. However, you should be caring for the roof on a frequent basis.
Before adding a new roof to your new home or business, homeowners should consider the types of roofs available. The two major types of roofs are pitched and flat. There are advantages and disadvantages to each, and the type the customer ultimately chooses will depend on preferences and the type of structure the roof is to be placed on. A professional roofing contractor, such as Ja-Mar Roofing of Texas, can help you with a consultation to decide which type is best for your needs.
The foundation and the roof are the two most important parts of your home. For the sake of this article we’re going to focus on the roof. All things considered, the roof keeps water out of the building and helps protect us from the elements. And keeping in mind that no one likes paying to replace an entire roof, the basic function of the roof and the beauty it brings to your home ought to help forego the agony of burning through $8,000 to $20,000 on the work.
Summer ’17 in Texas brings in trips to the lake, barbecues, and vacations….it also brings in 100 plus degree weather and it takes a toll not only on our abilities to be outside and withstand the eat, but our homes too! Extreme heat can cause major damage to your roof. Here are a few roof maintenance tips for you to make sure your home is cool and comfortable, and your roof withstands the heat of summers in Texas.
The best way to prepare for any misfortune is by being proactive. This is also true in roofing. As the thunderstorms roll in and the Spring showers begin to roll in it’s important to make sure your Roof is ready. Having a good maintenance plan ensures your roof is in the best shape possible, giving you the best odds to weather the storm.
Roofers: How To Avoid Roofing Scams Often times roofing salesman get a bad reputation for taking advantage of people. They’re often compared to car and insurance salesman. Unfortunately high pressure salesmen with a low moral compass abound in our country in a variety of industries. Roofing attracts these individuals simply because there is a decent…
Hail damage often presents itself as small dips or breaks in a roof. The size of all these things can vary and fall completely at random. Even if you do not see indentations on the shingles themselves, you may still find proof elsewhere. If you find depressions in gutters, siding, skylights, or chimney caps, it may be worth taking a closer look at the roof. Not having visible proof of hail damage doesn’t mean it’s not there.
We’ve all been warned, but not all have heeded the warning. Spend a little now to save a ton later. Many times it’s the most important items that get the least attention needed, like your roof. We know we need to get regular health checkups to avoid any major issues creeping up on us. Every year we get teeth cleanings and regular checkups on our heating and cooling systems. We all know a little routine maintenance on a car, regular oil changes and a once over can prevent major repairs later. So why do we put one of the most important items on the back burner?
If we’ve learned anything over the past several decades, it’s that solar power is here to stay. We’ve also noticed that the advantages of incorporating solar into your home or business just keep growing.