Different types of shingles and possible damage

3-Tab Shingles

As the most common type of roof shingle out there today, the 3 tab shingle usually lasts 15 to 20 years. They are incredibly simple to install and require almost no maintenance at all. However, hall and wind damage can be especially bad for these shingles.

Architectural Shingles

Homeowners who are looking to combine an upscale aesthetic with durable resistance to storms will usually choose architectural shingles. The roof gains a 3 dimensional look when architectural shingles are installed properly.

T-Lock Shingles

Tear off the old shingles or shingle over?

Many people mistakenly believe that shingling over a roof rather than replacing it can save them money. While it may be tempting to try to cut short-term costs by cutting corners, shingling over an old roof often proves to be much costlier in the long term. Those costs can be physical as well as financial.

Snow Removal Tips

When is it necessary to remove snow from your roof? Home improvement experts say that determining snow removal has nothing to do with the depth of snow on your roof, it has to do with the weight. The good news is that roofs must legally be able to withstand the heaviest amounts of snow for that particular part of the country, but we all know weather is unpredictable.

Determining if you should call in the roofing experts:

1. Is this dry, fluffy snow or wet, heavy snow?