Composite Slate Shingles and Shakes

ice and water shield for roof When it comes to hiring roof inspectors, just like every other industry, there are good ones and there are bad ones. It can be really difficult to decipher between the two. But here’s the biggest piece of advice I can give you: be at your home and watch the inspector. Did he get on your... Read more »

Granules in the Gutter

If you have a lift in the middle of your roof with nothing around it, it could be a plywood pop, a sure sign of your shingles lifting. , a sure sign of your shingles lifting. When you install a roof, you have to leave a gap in the deck. If you look down at... Read more »

“plywood pop” due to expansion

I have clients all the time who say to me, “I can’t wait to get out of this cedar shake! I’m going to go to this composition style roof and it’s going to be awesome. No more maintenance!” Unfortunately, that’s not the case. There is not a single roof on the market that doesn’t require… Read more »

Your roof is a living, breathing animal (not literally- but it’s helpful to think of it like that). It expands and contracts and needs lots of air circulation. If an element of care is lacking, you’re going to have problems. Daniel explains a couple possibilities.