Wet Rot

Is your roof ready for the fall and winter in Portland? It’s a great time to take a step back and assess the condition of your roof. Summer is our busiest time of year, because a lot of people think it’s the only time we roof. We actually roof year around – rain or shine… Read more »

  Jerry lets you know how to make sure your roof lasts through the winter- especially if you have doubts about the age of your roof, wet/dry-rot, or other trouble areas on your roof. Our consultations are free!

When you’re home shopping and find a home you really like, you want to see things positively because you’re optimistic. With that optimism, you give trust. Unfortunately, sometimes that trust is taken advantage of, or things are overlooked. You need to follow a certain process when buying a home and that includes getting a roof… Read more »

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 »

In this episode, Jerry reminds homeowners to look up and remember they’ve got a roof up there that needs attention. Is there debris? Moss? Figure out where the water might get stuck. Can’t get up there yourself? Find out how to quickly asses your roof yourself. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB027-196  Shayla: Thank you for joining us… Read more »

“The sky is falling, the sky is falling!” Chicken Little is coming at you. Typically when your ceiling is peeling, you have water that is coming into your home. And usually it’s from your roof. Leaks cause drips and staining on your ceiling. Sometimes you’ll see long streaks of staining and that can be a... Read more »

A poorly vented attic space with wet rot showing

  We see this fairly often on relatively new roofs that are prematurely failing. Jerry lets you know what to look for if your roof or hvac system isn’t working right, as well as some questions you should be asking your contractor. Find out more about how we set you and your roof up for… Read more »

Have discoloration or peeling on your ceiling? It’s a sign of trouble. Jerry explains why it’s happening and what you can do about it. https://rooflife-oregon.com/roof-maintenance/

If you can control the pH level of your roof, black fungus and moss will grow on someone else’s. That’s not a magic trick. We’re just talking prevention. The pH scale goes from zero to fourteen. Seven is neutral, anything above is alkaline, and anything below is acidic.  Because we live on the west coast,... Read more »

untreated vs. treated for moss