Monthly Archives - October 2010

Roofing Glossary

Roofing Glossary Asphalt – organic bituminous compound used in the manufacturing of composition shingles. Asphalt Roofing Cement – used to bond roofing materials Base Flashing – the piece  of the flashing which is attached to the roof deck Blend– mixtures of various colored granules on the surface of shingles Blind Nailing – nails hammered so that their heads are hidden by succeeding layers of roofing materials. Blisters – bubbles that form on the surface of asphalt roofing. Bridging – a method of reroofing where newly placed [...]

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Before You Accept A Roof Warranty…

Before You Accept A Roof Warranty… If you aren’t told about a roof warranty when first talking to roofing contractors, don’t just assume that it’s included, because this definitely isn’t always the case.  Take the time to ask your roofing contractor specific questions: what type of warranty it is?  What it cover?  Etc. Things to Know About Roofing Warrantys If you aren’t told about a roof warranty when first talking to roofing contractors, don’t just assume that it’s included, because this definitely [...]

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