This article is provided by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) in an effort to educate home and building owners about roofing and roofing contractors. We hope this information will make you a more knowledgeable consumer and, when the time comes, a smart roof system buyer. A new roof system is a big investment. We […]
A checkup on your roof system in the fall and spring will help diagnose potential problems early. NRCA recommends you hire a professional roofing contractor to assist you with checking your roof. However, NRCA realizes many homeowners prefer to perform an initial inspection themselves. If you prefer to go that route, following are some important […]
Poor Attic Ventilation Can Ruin Your Insulation, Destroy Your Shingles, And Potentially Raise Your Energy Bills?
Proper attic ventilation systems allow a continual flow of outside air through the attic, protecting the efficiency of the insulation and helping to lower temperatures in the living space. It consists of a balance between air intake (at your eaves or soffits) and air exhaust (at or near your roof ridge). The U.S. FHA (Federal […]
By: Liza Barth You don’t buy roofs often, so choosing the right color is very important to get right the first time. The shingle color has to work with your house and style, complement the neighborhood, and take into consideration any other preferences you may have. Here are some tips to help you consider the best […]