Blue-green algae (Gloeocapsa magma) grows on asphalt shingle roofs, and causes unsightly dark stains on the roof surface. In this blog, local roofing company Diamond Roofing Specialist Inc. shares an overview of everything you need to know about blue-green algae, including how to get rid of it and how to prevent it from growing on your roof.
Having a damaged roof isn’t something any homeowner wants to deal with, especially if there’s a storm approaching. Therefore, homeowners always scramble to have roofers repair their roofing systems before it even starts raining. Unfortunately, there are some cases when it suddenly rains in the middle of the roofing project, which will often leave homeowners with the question of what happens now.
In this post, Diamond Roofing Specialist, Inc. discusses the consequences of re-roofing in the rain and what the professionals do if it can’t be avoided.
Preparing your home for a roof replacement protects your living and outdoor spaces. Certain measures ensure the protection of your property and valuables.
The roof defends your living spaces valuables and family from harsh elements and weather extremes. Given that, it endures a lot throughout the year. Professional maintenance and inspections help keep your roof in good shape.
The roof is the biggest contributor to your home’s curb appeal. This is why It’s important to choose products that are not only durable and long-lasting but easy on the eyes, too.
Replacing an old or damaged roof is a necessary step to continue enjoying shelter from the elements. The problem is roof replacement is a significant expense that homeowners often shy away from. It need not be ridiculously expensive, however, as you can make each penny count by observing certain practices.
The structural integrity of asphalt shingles does not dictate the strength of a roof. However, any sign of wear merits urgent attention. A good case in point is shingle cupping.
The punishing heat of Connecticut’s long, humid summer is bad news for roofs, especially the flat ones. The problems below are the usual products of exposure to extreme heat.
What is EPDM and what is it used for? EPDM stands for ethylene propylene diene monomer. In layman’s terms, it is an extremely durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane commonly used on commercial roofing systems.
Many homeowners like to tinker with their roof, sweeping or blowing off leaves and other debris, sometimes removing snow, and even replacing damaged shingles now and then. Unless you’re a certified roofer, however, that’s probably the extent of what you know about your asphalt shingle roof.