The Roof Maker Articles
When it comes time to replace the shingles on your home, you will need all the information you can get in regards roofing shingles installation basics. Therefore, why not start at the beginning, with the types of roofing shingles. There are four popular categories of shingles, wood shakes, slate, laminated, and asphalt shingles. To know which you ... Read more
North Carolina homeowners frequently ask us “How Do I Know When I Need A New Roof?”. So here are signs that will help you to determine if your roof needs to be replaced.
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Overview: savings, planning and timing Don’t be intimidated by the toughest part of reroofing—the tear-off. In this article, we’ll show you how to remove asphalt shingles quickly, so you can move on to the more rewarding part of the job—laying new shingles for your North Carolina home. We’ll also show you how to “button up” ... Read more
A hip roof, also called a hipped roof, is a roof where all the sides slope down to the eaves. There are no vertical sides (a gabled roof) and no flat sides (a flat roof). A square hipped roof creates a single point from which the sides of the roof slope; a rectangular hipped roof ... Read more
The roof is the ceiling of your Wilmington home. It really needs to be considered when you’re making color decisions. If you’re due for a roof replacement, congratulations! You now have a chance to select your roof color from the myriad choices that are available. Here are a few guidelines and considerations: Traditional Shingle Roofs ... Read more
What is an ice dam, and how does it form? When snow accumulates on your Brunswick County roof, a cycle of melting and refreezing occurs. In a perfect world, the snow would melt off the roof, enter the gutters, and flow harmlessly to the ground. Or the snow would evaporate from the action of the ... Read more
Low slope roofs have several advantages, including low installation cost, low maintenance cost, and the ease of finding a New Hanover roofing contractor who works on them. Contractors who work on low slope roofing usually service several types of these systems. In doing so, they provide the following services: Maintenance When a New Hanover rooftop ... Read more
Here is the scenario that many Brunswick County homeowners have experienced: The roof is leaking; it’s been on for 12 years and this isn’t the first time you’ve dealt with it leaking. The question going through your head is: Should I repair or replace my roof? There are several points to consider when trying to ... Read more