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Commercial Roofing Tips & Upkeep

As a business owner, you're aware of how important it is to maintain your commercial property. You also know of the expense to fix your commercial roof. When you do the following tips, you will not only save a bit of money. You'll also give yourself a lot of time, which you can devote to [...]

By | August 12th, 2017|Century Roofing, Roofing best Practices|Comments Off on Commercial Roofing Tips & Upkeep

Flat Roof Build-Ups

The use of flat roof designs has increased steadily over the last few decades as more materials and styles enter the market. From bitumen to single ply roofing to green roofs, property owners have a host of choices from which to select. When constructing a flat roof, builders have three thermal designs to choose from. [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Century Roofing, Roofing best Practices, Roofing Materials|Comments Off on Flat Roof Build-Ups

Safety Tips for DIY Home Projects

Making improvements to your beloved home by yourself is a fantastic idea. If you know what you're doing, it's an excellent way to save money and add a personal touch to your house. However, DIY home repair is the reason why several people every year have to pay a visit to the emergency room. Therefore, [...]

By | June 18th, 2017|Century Roofing, Roofing best Practices, Safety|Comments Off on Safety Tips for DIY Home Projects

The Future of Roofing

A breakthrough in the usage of solar energy has been achieved with the development of solar shingles. These solar panels, intended to appear and function like a conventional roofing material, are also called photovoltaic shingles. Most solar shingles can be stapled directly to the roofing cloth. While some can be put straight onto the roofing [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Century Roofing, Roofing Materials, Solar Roofing|Comments Off on The Future of Roofing

Common Roofing Mistakes

To err is human. And the principle applies everywhere, even in roofing. Furthermore, there are certain mistakes in roofing which tend to repeat itself more often. Here we list the few mistakes which are most common in roofing, but which nonetheless can be prevented by being a bit more vigilant and careful. Roof Without Slope [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Century Roofing, Roofing best Practices|Comments Off on Common Roofing Mistakes

Selecting the Color of Your Roof

Your roof is what decides the appearance of your home. While getting it done it pretty exciting with a lot of options, there are a few things that you’ll have to consider. The color of your roof shingles changes everything. They have a greater impact than what you assume. Here are a few tips for [...]

By | June 3rd, 2017|Roofing best Practices, Roofing Materials|Comments Off on Selecting the Color of Your Roof

What to Know Before Replacing Your Roof

Replacing your roof is a large project, and you shouldn't take this step lightly. If you aren't certain if your roof needs a repair or a complete overhaul, contact a roofing contractor to get an honest answer about the severity of your problem. Having your roof replaced is a large and expensive project, and you [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Roofing best Practices, Roofing Materials|Comments Off on What to Know Before Replacing Your Roof

Things to Ask a Roofer Before Hiring

Are you a licensed roofing contractor? Most states require that roofing contractors hold a state license, but state laws vary somewhat. There are different code requirements for each state, and as a homeowner, you should research the code requirements in your state. If roofers in your state are required to be licensed, only hire a [...]

By | May 20th, 2017|Roofing best Practices, Roofing Materials|Comments Off on Things to Ask a Roofer Before Hiring

Roof Safety

When it comes to safety, business owners sometimes pay less attention to their roofs than to other parts of their buildings. Because roofs aren't the usual objects of foot traffic, their potential hazards are often overlooked. Statistics on roof accidents are alarming. A 17-year study found that one-third of construction fall fatalities were roof related. [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Roofing best Practices, Safety|Comments Off on Roof Safety

Quality Installation Practices for Longer Lasting Roofs

Do not put new shingles on top of old, even if they appear to be in good shape. Tearing off the old shingles not only gives the new ones a solid, clean foundation, it also gives you the opportunity to thoroughly examine the sheathing and the bare deck itself, and lets you see what flashing [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Roofing best Practices, Roofing Materials|Comments Off on Quality Installation Practices for Longer Lasting Roofs