Roof Materials

brava roof tiles

We here at Roof Life have a deep appreciation for how roofs can complement the overall aesthetic of your home. This is why we work to ensure that all roofs under the Roof Life umbrella are well maintained and made to last. With that being said, not every roof is created equal. Like most things,… Read more »

why-are-my-skylights-leaking

Skylight leaks are more common than most people would like to think. Years ago, skylights were installed in the finest of homes and made to feel exclusive. Because of this, there used to be a specialized market for skylight installation specialists. As time passed, by the beginning of the 90s, it seemed as though every… Read more »

preparing roof for portland winter

One of the best things about living in Portland is the beautiful foliage that surrounds us. The variety of trees we get to enjoy on a daily basis is part of what we love most about our state. The rain required to make those trees a bright shade of green, however, it can cause roof… Read more »

brava composite roof tiles

One of the things you learn quickly as a homeowner is just how many details you have to be aware of in your home. Everything from the last time you checked your air filters to how to choose a roof color for your home. Although roof colors might not be a detail you’ve ever noticed… Read more »

cedar shake roof portland

Cedar shake roofs are not only one of the most beautiful kinds of roofs, but they are also the most durable. If you use the right material, meaning 100% vertical-grain cedar shakes, your roof can maintain its integrity for 30 to 50 years!  Unfortunately, not everyone installs 100% vertical-grain cedar shakes when they build a… Read more »