All roofs, even those that appear completely flat, have a certain pitch to drain rain and snowmelt. The pitch affects how your roof performs and looks. To determine the right amount of steepness for your roof, DryTech Roofing recommends considering these factors:
The more you understand about your roof, the more you can take care of it and maximize its service life. Although shingles are all you see from the ground, your roof has many components that work together to protect your home from the elements. Some parts may be optional, but each one adds value to […]
The wind is perhaps the biggest threat to your roof. If your roofing system lacks adequate wind uplift resistance, it might not be able to handle the loads acting on it and fail prematurely. According to DryTech Roofing, these are the most important factors that make your roof wind-resistant:
Flashing the pipes that peek over your roof is a skill that takes intensive training and substantial experience to master. Considering plumbing is one of the most common causes of leakage, waterproofing it leaves no room for error.
While you’re not required to conduct an inspection of your roofing contractor’s toolbox, being familiar with the tools of the trade can help you tell how prepared a roofer is. Here’s a sampling of what professional roofers typically bring during a roof installation.