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Pros & Cons of Replacing Your Roof Before Selling Your Home

Pros & Cons of Replacing Your Roof Before Selling Your Home

When you are making preparations to sell your home, you most likely have a to-do list a mile long, with some items more pressing than others. What you include in your list will be based on a few important things, like whether you want to get paid a top dollar or simply sell as fast as possible. In many instances, however, one of the most essential items on your to-do list is ensuring the tip-top shape of your roof. So what could be the main reason behind this? For the most part, it is because most lenders will not approve a mortgage on a house with an old, shabby roof.

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A Primer on Commercial Roofing Warranties

A Primer on Commercial Roofing Warranties

Your commercial roof plays a crucial role in keeping your building protected from elements. But since it is also a notable investment, it is only proper to think about your roofing warranties as financial assets. In this article, roof and siding company Sterling Exteriors shares a brief guide on commercial roofing warranties. Continue Reading

What Happens When You Delay Roof Replacement

What Happens When You Delay Roof Replacement

To maintain a safe and comfortable home, it is important to keep an eye on several aspects of your home and your roofing system is one of those areas. If you fail to replace your old, shabby roof in time, more problems will come about and wreak havoc on your living space. Below is a list of… Continue Reading

A Primer on Different Asphalt Shingle Types

A Primer on Different Asphalt Shingle Types

There are many roofing options you can choose from, but asphalt shingles remain the supreme choice. Asphalt shingles typically use glass fibers as their base, which is then topped with a waterproof layer of asphalt. This, in turn, is coated with protective mineral granules for improved weather resistance. The enduring popularity of asphalt shingles is not unearned–this… Continue Reading

How to Prevent Roof Stains Caused By Moss and Algae

How to Prevent Roof Stains Caused By Moss and Algae

Your roofing system not only protects your home from weather damage–it also contributes greatly to its curb appeal. For this reason, you’ll want to take proactive measures that can keep your roof lovely and pristine all year round. This means preventing unsightly moss and algae stains from developing on its surface. Sterling Exteriors, the trusted… Continue Reading

Why Roof Deck Replacement is Better Than Repairs

Why Roof Deck Replacement is Better Than Repairs

The asphalt shingles are the most visible part of the roofing system–and the ones that take the brunt of weather damage. That’s why it’s understandable that most homeowners would focus on them first. But under those shingles is the roof deck, which requires the same amount of attention, given the crucial role it plays in keeping your… Continue Reading

What Are the Pros of Investing in a Complete Roof Tear-Off?

What Are the Pros of Investing in a Complete Roof Tear-Off?

Even durable roofing systems will eventually need replacement after decades of protecting a home. When this time comes, you can either choose between a roof overlay and a complete tear-off. A reliable contractor would recommend the latter option as it usually gives longer-lasting and more appealing results. Continue Reading

A Quick Guide on Roof Fire Ratings

A Quick Guide on Roof Fire Ratings

Aside from material, color and style, fire rating is an essential thing to consider when getting a new roof. There are four classifications of roof fire ratings, which are Class A, Class B, Class C, and unrated. It is essential to understand what these ratings are when selecting roofing materials.  Continue Reading

Proper Attic Ventilation: Why Is It Good For Your Roof?

Proper Attic Ventilation: Why Is It Good For Your Roof?

No matter the weather conditions in your area, proper attic ventilation is necessary. When getting a new roof, it is essential that your roofer installs the shingles correctly and makes sure that your attic is ventilated properly. Attic ventilation affects the lifespan of your roofing system and even your indoor comfort. Continue Reading

4 Essentials to Consider in a Commercial Roof Replacement

4 Essentials to Consider in a Commercial Roof Replacement

To maintain the structural integrity and value of your commercial property, you’ll want to make sure it’s protected against inclement weather all year round. This is easy enough to do–you just need to keep your roofing system in tip-top shape. Prompt repair and maintenance will do, but when the system has sustained extensive damage, whether… Continue Reading