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In this episode we talk to Daniel about what happens to your roof during the winter and how to make sure it keeps you and your family safe and dry. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB37-228 Shayla: Thank you for joining us today for the Roof Life of Oregon podcast. I’m talking with Daniel today. Daniel, tell us… Read more »

There’s a car insurance commercial where a raccoon is inside the attic eating all the fluffy stuff, and he says, “I’ve already had like three babies.” Well, we’ve actually seen that. I’ve had a squirrel run out and scare the snot out of me on a roof. And they do get into your house. Out… Read more »

In this episode, Jerry helps clarify that “roofer jargon” your contractor may be speaking. Sometimes it feels like a company is trying to confuse you with all their terminology and acronyms. But at Roof Life, we feel like the more you understand the lingo, the more you’ll understand the value of what we do. As… Read more »

In this episode, we talk with Daniel about the pitfalls homeowners can encounter if they choose a roofing contractor who cuts corners and mixes and matches the components on their roof. It could mean big problems, ranging from roof leaks to earlier than necessary roof replacement.14 Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB031-211 Shayla: Thank you for joining us today… Read more »

Roof jargon can be overwhelming, and honestly, a lot of roofers will use to confuse you. Roof Life of Oregon is here to do the opposite of that. We want to make things completely transparent so that you can make an informed decision for your roof.  So let’s clarify some roof jargon! What is a... Read more »

…say what?!

In this episode, Daniel discusses why different roofing companies choose to use nails or staples. The reasons may surprise you! Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB029-205 Shayla: Welcome to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast. I’m talking with Daniel today. Daniel, when it comes to re-roofing, why does it matter whether or not the roofing company uses staples… Read more »

Recently, I had to stand in a client’s kitchen and tell him that his seven-year-old roof needed to replaced. The culprit? An architectural shingle on top of a shiplap deck. The client initially told us he had only one or two leaks in the garage. When I got out there, I took a look in... Read more »

5 layers of roofing material!!

In this episode: Have you ever noticed a ripple or peeling paint on your ceiling? Jerry talks about one of the major reasons this happens and what you can do about it. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB028-201  Shayla: Welcome to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast. I’m talking with Jerry today. Jerry, if I look up at… Read more »

If you have a lift in the middle of your roof with nothing around it, it could be a plywood pop. When you install a roof, you have to leave a gap in the deck. If you look down at the sidewalk, you see little lines cut into the concrete. Those are called expansion joints.... Read more »

“plywood pop” due to expansion