Shingle roofs are not maintenance free!
Shingle roofs are not maintenance free. Ok for the most part they are there’s not much you can do for them except check for blown off shingle tabs or shingles, check pipes and penetrations for cracks and or holes. But more importantly if you have had work done by An A/C guy or had a new satellite […]
Proper Steps for Repairs Following Storm Damage READ, READ, READ!
If the homeowner thinks they have damage, they should first call their insurance company or agent and ask to file a claim. The insurance company sends an adjuster to access the damage. If the adjuster determines damage has occurred, he will issue a report listing the damage and the expected cost of recovery. The adjuster […]
HAIL DAMAGE! DON’T HIRE ANY CONTRACTOR UNTIL
HAIL DAMAGE! DON’T HIRE ANY CONTRACTOR UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THIS POST. There are roofers from just about every state in Arizona right now taking advantage of the Hail Storm. Some of them are just trying to make a buck and have landed jobs with reputable contractors. And then there are those who are what we call “storm […]
Hail Damaged Foam Roof
Due to the big Hail storm we had in Arizona there are tens of thousands of destroyed roofs All roof types were affected except tile roofs. The picture below is what a hail damaged foam roof will look like. There will be thousands of divits and impacts on the roof. It is recommended to tear […]
Hello all I would like to inform you all of what hail damage to your roof may look like. But first off we had a really big hail storm in Arizona that has created so much damage that it has brought people from all over the country here and you need to be aware of some of […]
Polyester fabric Roof?
I came across this roof.. if you can call it a roof system. This roof system consists of polyester fabric embed in elastomeric coating directly over the top of plywood, The overall thickness is around 20 mils thick. The coating should have been at least 30 mils thick and the membrane should have been 60 […]
Leaking Windows or Roof?
Here is a common problem both property owners and roofers run into. Leaking windows! I’m going to explain how you can tell the diffrence between a roof leak and a window leak. Identifing the leak yourself can save you money by calling the right contractor for the job. Sometimes roofing companies also do window service too, but not […]
Making the case for a roof inspection
I have talked about the importance of roof inspections before. In this picture you will clearly see why. This roof was in failure before the solar panels were ever installed. The company who installed the solar panels may not or may have known this, but why risk losing the job because of a failing roof. […]
Independent Roof Inspection
Most home lenders require a home inspection of the property you want to buy before they will lend you the money. In most cases the home inspector will do a fairly good job. However there are the times when they make critical mistakes when doing the roof inspection. Once you sign the papers for your […]