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Cool Roofs: What They Are & Why They Are Trending

Here in temperate Northeast Ohio, we may not hear a lot about cool roofs, but in other areas of the U.S., especially in the south and southwest, cool roofs are often required for residential and commercial buildings. Designed to reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat, cool roofs help reduce building cooling costs in the summer and extend […]

Built to Last: The Life Expectancy of 5 Popular Roofing Materials

life expectancy of popular roofing materials

A new roof is one of the single most expensive repairs a homeowner expects to make. As you prepare to make this investment in your home, it’s important to get a sense for the available options to determine not only the most appropriate material, but also the one that will last the longest. So which […]

Roofing Underlayment

roofing underlyament on a house

Roofing underlayment is a frequently overlooked component of the roof by homeowners, and yet, the underlayment serves a crucial role in protecting your home from the elements. While your shingles are your roof’s primary defense against Mother Nature, the roofing underlayment provides a backup layer of protection that not only guards against water intrusion should […]