Category: Roofing

  • Is a Metal Roof Worth It

    Is a Metal Roof Worth It

    Your existing roof needs replacing and you’re considering going with metal. You’re wondering if a new metal roof is worth it, if it’s worth the additional expense. It’s a good question considering metal is among the more expensive roofs, initially. It’s understandable why traditional asphalt shingles might be tempting. Afterall, they’re the most affordable roof…

  • Wood Shake/Shingle Roof Disadvantages

    Wood Shake/Shingle Roof Disadvantages

    Sure, a real wood shake or shingle roof looks nice. It has that warm, old world charm. Afterall, wood and thatch are among the oldest roof coverings. However, back then, humans didn’t have many roof options, not like we do today. And, today we know better. Although a wood shake or shingle roof looks nice,…

  • Why Investing In Your Roof Is Worth It

    Why Investing In Your Roof Is Worth It

    You’ve bought your forever home and you’re making improvements, making it your own. As appliances and other things wear-out, you’ve decided to not just replace them, but upgrade them. When the water heater finally fails, you replace it with a tankless. When it’s time to replace the AC and furnace you’ve decided you’ll make the…

  • How to Choose The Right Roof For Your Home

    How to Choose The Right Roof For Your Home

    Your roof is worn-out and it’s time for a new one. Maybe you’re wondering if there’s something that lasts longer than traditional asphalt shingles. Or, maybe you’re tired of all the maintenance that comes with wood shake and you’re hoping there’s something more maintenance-free. How to choose the right roof for your home can be…

  • Signs It’s Time For a Roof Replacement in Fort Collins

    Signs It’s Time For a Roof Replacement in Fort Collins

    There are several signs it’s time for a roof replacement in Fort Collins. Some are obvious, such as missing shingles. Some are not, however. The below are signs to look for to determine if it might be time for a new roof. We know a new roof isn’t cheap. But, if you replace your old…

  • Is Your Roof Ready for Spring

    Is Your Roof Ready for Spring

    Spring is a time of celebration. The long, cold Winter is over. Flowers are blooming. Birds are chirping. The snow and ice is melting. In Colorado, Spring is also a time for high winds, rain, lightning, hail, and wet and heavy snow. These elements can cause a lot of damage to your roof. Strong winds…

  • Roof Hail Damage

    Roof Hail Damage

    Roof hail damage can be costly and extensive. Here in Colorado, we often don’t know how large hailstones will be and get little notice of a storm. Below, you’ll see when we get most of our hail storms, what hail damage on a roof looks like, and what your hail resistant roofing options are, for…

  • What is an Ice Dam

    What is an Ice Dam

    An ice dam on a roof can potentially cause a lot of damage, and cost you a lot of money. Falling ice can cause injury to someone below. A falling gutter from excessive ice can cause serious injury or property damage. They can also cause damage to the roof. What’s more, melting water held back…

  • What is the Best Commercial Roofing System

    What is the Best Commercial Roofing System

    When people talk about commercial roofing systems, they often mean single-ply roofing membranes. These are TPO, PVC, and EPDM. The best commercial roofing system depends upon your needs. What’s best for a department store, won’t be best for a restaurant. What’s best for a restaurant, might be excessive for a garage. The Best Commercial Roofing…