Tag: hail damage

  • Best Asphalt Roofing Shingles for Colorado

    Best Asphalt Roofing Shingles for Colorado

    Quick Answer: The best asphalt shingle roof for Colorado is the one that’s Class-4 impact rated and 130mph or more wind resistant. That’s Owens Corning’s TruDefinition Duration Storm or Tamko’s Stormfighter IR or GAF’s Timberline AS II, or better yet, stone-coated metal shingles. Repeated hail storms and high winds have not been kind to your…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Least and Most Durable Roofs

    Least and Most Durable Roofs

    When talking about the least or most durable roofing materials, we mean with respect to anything that threatens the longevity of it, such as wind, hail, fire, sun or UV radiation, rain, snow, and the general degradation of the roof. Others things that affect the longevity of a roof include the quality of the materials,…

  • What Roof Hail Damage in Wellington Looks Like

    What Roof Hail Damage in Wellington Looks Like

    Roof hail damage in Wellington looks different on different roofing materials. And, the damage isn’t always obvious, especially from the ground. In this post, we share, with pictures, what obvious roof hail damage looks like on popular roofing materials used here in Colorado. If you’ve recently been hit by a hail storm, contact us for…

  • Severance Roof Hail Damage, What to Look For

    Severance Roof Hail Damage, What to Look For

    Roof hail damage in Severance can be serious. We’ve noticed homes further away from the foothills often have more roof hail damage than homes close to the foothills. For example, homes West of Overland Trail in Fort Collins often won’t get hit by hail nearly as bad as homes just a mile or two East…

  • Asphalt Shingles vs Metal Roofing

    Asphalt Shingles vs Metal Roofing

    So, you’re shopping for a new roof and don’t know if you want traditional asphalt shingles or a metal roof? When comparing asphalt shingles vs metal roofing, it’s best to consider long term. Asphalt shingles are cheaper, but metal lasts longer. Metal roofing is recyclable while asphalt shingles aren’t. There are more metal roofing options…

  • How to Tell if Your Roof Has Hail Damage

    How to Tell if Your Roof Has Hail Damage

    A hail storm has just come through your neighborhood and you’re wondering if you have roof damage. Hail stones don’t necessarily have to be large to do damage. Small hail stone with enough velocity can also cause damage. What’s more, do you know that not all roof hail damage is visible from the ground? If…

  • Is Your Roof Hail Storm Ready?

    Is Your Roof Hail Storm Ready?

    You look at the weather forecast and notice some rain is imminent. It’s Spring in Colorado, and that means there might also be hail in that rain storm. What do you do? Of course you pull the car into the garage. Cover your glass patio table so hail doesn’t shatter it. But what about your…