While roof repairs and maintenance help extend the life of your roof significantly, the time will come when you need to replace your old roof. On rare occasions, it will be due to the extensive damage wrought by extraordinary events such as fires and falling trees.
Unless your roof is in dire need of repair during the cold winter months, it’s best to wait for spring to have your roof maintenance and repair done. This is because processes such as thermal sealing can take excessively long periods of time when temperatures are low, and snow and ice formations can make roofs very unsafe for installers.
Leaks, standing water, and surface erosion are just some of the many commercial roofing problems that business owners have to deal with. And often, they assume that there are only two solutions to these problems: roof repair or roof replacement. An overlooked option that actually offers various benefits is restoration.
In just a few weeks, another Nevadan winter will be over. If your area experienced snow and storms in the past few months, then you can expect your roof to have sustained some form of winter damage. Let’s take a look at how you can best assess the extent of this damage and what you can do to get your roof back to tip-top condition.
Flat roofs are usually associated with commercial buildings, but they’re increasingly becoming a popular choice for residential roofing because of their versatility, cost efficiency, and modern look. Like most architectural structures, however, flat roofs have their advantages and disadvantages.
Your commercial roof serves many purposes. It protects your property from harsh elements and improves your building’s curb appeal, making it more attractive to customers. That’s why it’s important that you pay attention to its upkeep and make repairs if necessary.
There are many reasons why a homeowner like you would think about getting a new roof in 2021. For one, the previous year was harsh and bleak, and renovating your roof can help set a more optimistic tone for the year ahead. A more aesthetically pleasing house also brings comfort and lifts one’s spirits.
Nevada’s winters may not be the worst in the United States, but our coldest season can still go below 30°F for weeks. This extreme weather, coupled with the weight of snow and rain, spells bad news for your roof. If you followed our winter roof maintenance and repair tips, you might have been able to minimize winter roof damage.
Fixing your own roof to cut expenses can be tempting. When you find a leak, for instance, you might think that you should just fix it yourself because it's only a simple problem. But if you ask our experts at D&D Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc., they’ll say that fixing a leak is not as simple as it seems.
Skylights, or windows installed in roofs, are an excellent way to warm and brighten up your home, especially during winter. Not only do they allow natural light in and give you a spectacular view of the sky, but they also reduce the need for electric lighting.