New Technologies in Roofing Materials and Construction

advanced trends and techniques in roofing min

Roofing has undergone a remarkable transformation over the years, with new materials and construction techniques continually pushing the industry forward. From animal skins and sod roofs to eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing materials, roofing has evolved to meet the changing needs of society. The earliest forms of roofing were rudimentary, and provided little protection from the … Read more

Ice Shields: Harnessing the Power of Ice & Water

ice shields

Ice shields are a waterproof membrane that is installed beneath the shingles on your roof. This membrane helps to prevent water seepage due to ice and snow build-up, while also providing additional insulation. Applying an ice shield can be done as a DIY project or with the help of a professional roofer. Ice shields protect … Read more

How to Inspect and Replace Chimney Flashing

Chimney flashing installation

Chimney flashing is an essential component of your home´s roofing system, and its improper installation, maintenance, or replacement can result in serious water damage. Learn how to inspect and replace chimney flashing so that your home stays safe from the elements. Understand the Flashing System Before inspecting and replacing your chimney flashing, it´s cardinal to … Read more

Terracotta shingles

Terracotta roof

Terracotta roofing tiles are an extremely popular roofing choice, both in new builds and refurbishments, thanks to their sustainability, aesthetics, and durability. Terracotta is a natural material derived from clay and is typically fired in a kiln or oven to create high-calibre roofing tiles. The firing process makes them strong, lightweight and durable, able to … Read more

Butterfly roof design

Butterfly Roof

A butterfly roof (also known as the V-roof) is a type of roof that has two sides that slope downward from opposite ends and meet in the middle. It is actually an inverted gable roof, whose V-shape resembles that of two lifted wings. Butterfly roofs were popularized heavily by architect William Krisel in California during … Read more

Venting a skillion roof

Skillion Roof Venting

Keeping the interior of your home comfortable can be a challenge, particularly during changing weather. Venting a skillion roof is an important aspect of managing the temperature of your home and ensuring it is at a comfortable level. Skillion roofs are popular due to their simple, modern design and are often used in modern homes. … Read more

Insulating a skillion roof

Skillion roof

Insulating skillion roofs can provide homeowners with a range of benefits including improved energy efficiency, better regulation of temeperatures and improved soundproofing. Insulation is an important aspect of any home, however, it is especialy crucial when it comes to skillion roofs. Skillion roofs are single pitched roofs with low angled slopes that can be difficult … Read more

Roofing Nail Guns – Tips for amateur Roofers

Roofing Nail Guns

Roofing nail guns are an essential tool for any professional roofer. They allow you to quickly and efficiently secure roofing materials and can significantly reduce the time it takes to complete a project. With the right nail gun, you can tackle even the toughest roofing jobs without having to break out the hammer and nails. … Read more