If the shingles on your roof need to be removed, you can save yourself a little money on getting a roof by stripping the shingles yourself. Prep Work Before Removing Your Shingles Before you begin removing the shingles, you need to do a little bit of prep work. You are going to want to call up your local waste management company and rent a dumpster to throw all the old shingles in. [Read More]
4 Signs Your Shingles Are Completely Worn Out
You don't necessarily have to call up a roofing contractor to inspect your roof in order to determine if your shingles are worn out. Here are a few easy ways to tell on your own if your shingles are getting worn out and need to be replaced soon. Your Shingles Are Getting Old Your roof is not made to last forever. Eventually, your shingles are going to start wearing out. Different roofing materials have different life expectancies based on average estimated weather conditions over multiple years. [Read More]
Looking For The Point Of Entry Of A Roof Leak
If you have experienced an area within your home where water is leaking, you will want to take the necessary steps in finding out exactly where it is getting through your roof. Finding the exact spot to make a repair can be a bit tricky if you have a sloped roof. Water can enter above the area where it penetrates through to your home's interior. Here are some steps you can take in finding the exact location of the water's point of entry so you can make the appropriate repairs. [Read More]
Shingles And Your Roof: Is It Okay To Layer Shingles?
There are numerous home improvement projects that have homeowners wondering if they can legally and logically do something or not. While a certain project may be possible, it doesn't mean that you should do it. This is the case with adding a new layer of shingles to your roofing. Read on to learn more. Problems You May Run Into When Layering Shingles As a general rule, you can layer the shingles on your roof. [Read More]