Frequently Asked Roofing and Construction Questions
I HAVE A COMPOSITION SHINGLE ROOF. WHEN IT RAINS, I HAVE LOTS OF GRANULES AND DEBRIS ON THE GROUND. DOES THAT MEAN I NEED A NEW ROOF?
It may not. Often the only thing that needs to be replaced is the Hip and Ridge Shingles. Most roofing shingles are designed to last 30 or more years, but most trim shingles only last 5 to 10 years.
Yes! Adequate ventilation in the attic helps airflow as that heat does not build up. Trapped heat in the attic causes your house to be hotter and requires your cooling system to work harder.
Solar panels require brackets to be attached to the framing of the house and they should be correctly flashed by a roofing professional.
Damage or excessive wear. Usually, damage caused by something or someone, (trees, golf balls, satellite dish mounts, service technicians, for example) allows the sun to break down the roofing material and then water could enter your home.
Yes. Mounting a Dish on your roof should be done by a professional roofer.