The roof serves as your home’s first line of defense against nature’s harsh elements. Among the many choices for roofing materials out there, asphalt shingles remain the most popular for many American homes. In this post, we’ll discuss the anatomy of an asphalt shingle roof.[Read more…]
Asphalt shingle roofs typically come with protective granules that adhere to the material’s surface as part of the manufacturing process. The purpose of these granules is to protect the shingles from blistering sunlight and other harsh weather conditions. Shingles will lose these protective granules over time, but when does it actually signal a roof replacement? Read on as Diamond Roofing Specialist Inc., one of the area’s leading roofers, answers that here.
There are many compelling reasons why an old roof should be replaced: it protects the occupants from the elements, it keeps the home looking beautiful and it stops the home insurance provider from dropping coverage. In this blog, the roofers at Diamond Roofing Specialist Inc. discusses the signs of roof aging that you should know about.
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.
You can’t go wrong with asphalt shingle roofing for your home, but why not take things to the next level? In this post, Diamond Roofing Specialist Inc. discusses why GAF Timberline® Ultra HD shingles could be the perfect pick for your roofing system, as they provide a few advantages over other common choices.