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What Causes Roof Sagging?

What Causes Roof Sagging?

Sagging is a roofing issue in which the structure becomes noticeably bowed, causing the roof line to sag. It detracts from the home’s appearance and suggests severe structural problems that may necessitate roof replacement. 

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A Guide to Shingle Cracking and Splitting

A Guide to Shingle Cracking and Splitting

Proper maintenance can extend the lifespan of your roofing system, but it is inevitable for asphalt shingles to deteriorate over time because of age and constant exposure to weather elements. High winds, for example, can lift or blow the shingles away while hailstones can leave dents or knock off shingle granules.  Continue Reading

The Importance of Knowing Your Roof’s Age

The Importance of Knowing Your Roof’s Age

When you call a roofing company to repair your roof, the team will likely ask about its age or when it was installed. Doing so gives them an idea of what to expect regarding your roof’s condition. It also allows them to prepare for potential issues and determine the best solution to your roofing issue. That said,… Continue Reading

6 Biggest Threats to Your Roof

6 Biggest Threats to Your Roof

Roofing contractors often recommend regular roof inspections – and for good reason. These inspections should be part of routine maintenance to ensure your roof is ready to face the elements. They are also essential in extending your roof’s lifespan.   Continue Reading

4 Dangers of DIY Roof Repairs

4 Dangers of DIY Roof Repairs

DIY home repairs have become immensely popular in recent years. With many television and internet programs showcasing the knowledge of experts, many homeowners can’t help but feel inspired to take on repairs around the house – including roof repairs.   Continue Reading

The Importance of Hiring a Fully Insured Roofer

The Importance of Hiring a Fully Insured Roofer

The roofing system is arguably the most important component of your home exteriors. After all, it protects you and your family from outside elements and is usually the first line of defense against extreme weather events. However, it is also one of the many components that takes the most damage, thanks to its constant exposure to direct… Continue Reading

4 Roof-Related Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

4 Roof-Related Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

When buying a new house, most people prepare a checklist of questions to ask the seller. This may include questions about heating and cooling systems, the electrical panels or the exterior siding. However, many forget to ask about the roof. Given its importance in terms of weather protection and aesthetic appeal, it should be given top… Continue Reading

Wavy or Rippled Shingles: What Are the Causes?

Wavy or Rippled Shingles: What Are the Causes?

Your shingles should lie flat on your roofing system. If they look wavy or rippled, however, this can be an issue. Aside from being a cosmetic issue, wavy shingles may indicate moisture incursion or other underlying roof problems. Read on as Sterling Exteriors discusses the common causes of wavy or rippled shingles.   Continue Reading

Is It Possible to Repair Damaged Roof Decking?

Is It Possible to Repair Damaged Roof Decking?

Your roofing system is made of a complex design that enables it to perform in any weather and withstand various elements. As a homeowner, it is ideal to familiarize yourself with its various layers and components to have a better understanding of how it functions and how you can properly care for it. One of the crucial… Continue Reading

Unexpected Factors That Can Increase Your Roofing Expenses

Unexpected Factors That Can Increase Your Roofing Expenses

One of the most effective ways to boost the value of your property is to replace an old or damaged roof. Improved aesthetic appeal and enhanced protection against the elements are some of its significant benefits. Since this is a major home improvement, it can be an expensive undertaking. Make sure to budget properly for… Continue Reading