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Roof Rat Season And 5 Tips To Keep Them Out!

Roof Rat Season And 5 Tips To Keep Them Out! When you think about it, roof rats are pretty similar to us; in the mild desert winter and spring, they come out and are the [...]

After The Storm – Roof Maintenance

After The Storm - Roof Maintenance Monsoon season in Phoenix is usually accompanied by some of the most extreme weather conditions that we face: heavy winds, dust storms, heavy rain, and sometimes even hail. In [...]

What Is The Best Tile Roof Underlayment In Arizona?

What Is The Best Tile Roof Underlayment To Use In Arizona? Tile roofs can last up to 50 years in Arizona. However, the tile underlayment (felt/ tar paper) typically lasts 20 to 30 years. The tile underlayment [...]

Efficient Roofing Options In Arizona

Efficient Roofing Options In Arizona Efficiency Equals Savings Anyone living in Arizona knows that the summers here get extremely hot! In this blog, we will explore energy efficient roofing options. Using your Air Conditioning in the summertime [...]

Roofing Costs: How Much Should You Pay A Roofer?

Roofing Costs: How Much Should You Pay A Roofer? It Depends on the Roof Type Roofing Costs vary because there are many different roof types in Arizona which will affect how much you should pay a roofer [...]

Replacing Concrete Tile Underlayment

Replacing Concrete Tile Underlayment Leaky Concrete Tile Roof? The chances are if you are reading this blog you either have a concrete tile roof that is leaking or that is old and liable to leak soon. In [...]

Up On The Rooftop Reindeer Pause

Up On The Rooftop Reindeer Pause Make Way for Santa As December rolls through, and the rooftop reindeer have come and gone, we hear the same problem year after year. People call in for roof inspections after [...]

The Effects of Cool Roofing

Foam Roof Installation There's a lot of chatter in recent years about foam roof installation otherwise known as white or "cool" roofing options. Basically the thought is that dark colors, roofs constructed of asphalt or tar materials, [...]

Keep Up Roof Maintenance During Winter

Keep Up Roof Maintenance During Winter Roof Inspections You Can Trust Here in the Southwest, we tend to ignore our roof. One of the most critical features of our home, because we have so many days of [...]

Is Spray Foam Roofing Right For You?

Spray Foam Roofing Flat Roof Replacement You Can Count On It’s not easy to choose the type of roof you want if you’re looking to replace your existing one. However, there is one clear choice, especially if [...]

Options For A Flat Roof

Options For A Flat Roof More Slope Than Flat Flat roof systems are more low-slope than completely flat. They have just enough slope to make water move toward gutter and drains to keep it from ponding on [...]

Is a Cool Roofing System Right for You?

Is a Cool Roofing System Right for You? Light Colors Equal Cooler Temperatures The idea behind cool roofing is the same as the reasons people living in hot climates wear light colored clothing. Here in the desert [...]

Recognizing Tile Roof Problems

Recognizing Tile Roof Problems Does Your Roof Need Repair? If you think your tile roof has potential issues and you want fix those problems before they becoming bigger and more expensive issues, you’ll need to know what [...]

Roof Repair or Replacement?

Roof Repair or Replacement? Considerations When Repairing a Roof A home’s roof is one of its most critical features. A solid, watertight roof keeps the rest of the property from water leaks and other damaging things outside [...]

Roofing Insurance Claim Tips

Roofing Insurance Claim Tips Emergency Roof Repair Services To a residential insurance policy business, the roof is the most crucial component of your residence. In more than 90 percent of hailstorm or high-wind cases, there is a [...]

Inspecting a Flat Roof

Inspecting a Flat Roof Leaks Can Be Devastating When you’re buying a new property, you have a lot to think about to prepare for your new home. Inspecting a flat roof before following through with the purchase [...]

Common Flat Roof Issues

Common Flat Roof Issues Be Aware Flat roofs have built-in design and installation factors that can often lead to performance problems and a shorter life span than you might expect.  There are several common flat roof issues [...]

Tips For Shingle Roof Maintenance

Tips For Shingle Roof Maintenance Maintaining Your Asphalt Shingle Roof A roofing system is a big investment for property owners, and represents a big portion of construction costs. It’s a roofing contractor’s job to help the owner [...]

Tips For Handling a Roofing Insurance Claim

Tips For Handling a Roofing Insurance Claim An Intimidating Process Finding out your roof is damaged and needs repairs or replacement can be stressful for a homeowner. Handling insurance claims, dealing with adjusters and ensuring you get [...]

Get Your Roof Ready for Storms

Get Your Roof Ready for Storms Don't Brush Off Bad Weather Because monsoon storms are a way of life in Arizona, homeowners will brush off the news of bad weather, panicking when they realize the impact might [...]

Options For Flat Roofs

Options For Flat Roofs Correct Flat Roof Repair Installation Roofing systems take abuse and have to be maintained. Pitched roofs are fundamentally built to shed water and keep snow from piling up. As a result, sloped roofs [...]

Tips For Installing a Shingle Roof

Tips For Installing a Shingle Roof Installation With Experience Your roof plays a huge role in protecting your property and everything inside that you own. Anytime the roof's structure is in trouble, you need to take action [...]

  • Ready for Monsoon Season

Is Your Roof Ready for Monsoon Season?

Is Your Roof Ready for Monsoon Season? Do You Need A Professional Roof Inspection? Getting your roof ready for monsoon season is an important task here in the Arizona. If you’re new to the Valley, you might [...]

The 3 Main Benefits of a Tile Roof

The 3 Main Benefits of a Tile Roof More Than Just Good Looks Tile roofing is most commonly installed on Southwest and Mediterranean style homes.  These aesthetically pleasing tiles are generally made of clay, concrete, or slate. [...]

Flat Roof Dont’s

Flat Roof Don'ts Things to Avoid With Your Flat Roof Flat roof don'ts are important to consider, and calling a contractor is likely in your best interest.  There have been a lot of flat roofs that have [...]

  • Why Foam Roofing

Why Foam Roofing is a Great Option

Why Foam Roofing? An Excellent Choice Spray foam roofing (SPF) is an excellent choice for a flat roof because of its insulation properties and seamlessness. It has a long lifespan, if its been installed correctly, which takes [...]

How Do You Figure the Cost of Roof Replacement?

Hiring a Roof Replacement Contractor Before hiring a roof replacement contractor, the NRCA (National Roofing Contractors Association) recommends checking that its crew members are licensed and insured. Ask the roofer to produce a copy of their proof of insurance. The [...]

  • Roof Replacement Tips

Roof Replacement Tips

Roof Replacement Tips Do's and Don't's Is it time to replace the roof on your house or commercial building? If you are, there’s some do’s and don’t’s that you’ll want to remember. Having an intact roof that [...]

  • When Your Roof Is Damaged

What To Do When Your Roof is Damaged

What To Do When Your Roof is Damaged You Can't Predict The Weather If you’re a property owner, you can’t predict when and how severe weather will hit you. You’ll need to take steps when your roof [...]

What Will a New Roof Cost?

What Will a New Roof Cost? New Roof Costs Vary Roof to Roof There is no such thing as a common roofing job, so any discussion about roofing expenses needs to point that out. There are many [...]

  • Roof Inspections

Roof Inspections Are Important

Roof Inspections Are Important Regular Inspections Will Save Your Roof Your business or personal belongings depend on the proper maintenance and repair of your roof. Keep in mind that a little prevention now can prevent catastrophic roof [...]

To Repair or Replace?

To Repair or Replace? It Depends on Several Things How do you know when to repair or replace your roof? When do roof leaks become too expensive? The lifespan of your roof depends on the materials used [...]

Choosing a Roofing System

Choosing a Roofing System Things to Know Before Making the Choice Before choosing a roofing system, a home or business owner needs to know how sturdy the roof structure is and what kind of weight load it [...]

  • Water Stains

What to do about Water Stains

What to do about Water Stains Inspect For Moisture Regularly A lot of homeowners take their ceilings for granted and don’t check them often, but we recommend you inspect them regularly for signs of moisture seeping through. [...]

The 7 Top Causes of Roof Leaks

The 7 Top Causes of Roof Leaks Don't Panic! With all of the potential causes of roof leaks, you tend to panic at the first sign. It may not be as bad as you think.  Most leaks [...]

Spray Foam Roofing Myths

Spray Foam Roofing Myths Debunking the Myths In the Desert Southwest, spray foam roofing is a great solution for flat or low sloped roofs, but there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about this roofing choice.  [...]

Tile Roofing Innovations

Tile Roofing Innovations New Materials and Designs In the past, Victorian gray slate and Spanish Mediterranean red tiles were about the only choices if you wanted tiles on your roof. But because of new tile roofing innovations, [...]

Are Your Roof Drains Causing Leaks or Damage?

Are Your Roof Drains Causing Leaks or Damage? Roof Drainage For your roof to drain properly, you need 3 things; proper placement of drains, proper slope on your roof, and proper sized drains, which on a sloped [...]

A Little About Roof Warranties

Reliable Roof Repair Services No matter what type of property you own, the roof on it will usually have some sort of warranty. actually, there's two warranties - the actual one and one thats inferred or implied. Lets talk a [...]

How to Avoid Roofing Scams

How to Avoid Roofing Scams Storm Chasers Roofing scams happen far too frequently, especially after severe storms.  When there’s a lot of damage property owners become impatient with professional roofing contractors get backed up. The most vulnerable [...]

Information on Roof Warranties

Roof Installation Contractors So, you’ve invested in a new roof  and now you get to sit back and enjoy the next 20 years with no roofing worries.  Or do you?  The best answer is that it depends on what you [...]

Should You Do a Flat Roof?

Should You Do a Flat Roof? What's Your Ideal House? When people imagine a house, many picture a building with a pitched or A-shaped roof. However, this is far from the only option available for your home [...]

Emergency Roof Repair Service

Emergency Roof Repair Service Call A Professional When you need an emergency roof repair service, we don’t recommend that homeowners try to tarp or repair a roof on their own. It is work best handled by an [...]

How Long Will Your Roof Last?

How Long Will Your Roof Last? Choose Your Materials Wisely If you’re thinking about putting a new roof on your home, your choice of roofing materials has a direct relationship with how long you can expect your [...]

Emergency Roof Repair Tips

Emergency Roof Repair Tips First Line of Defense Your roof is one of the most critical components of your property, since it protects you, your family and everything inside. Its the first line of defense from natural [...]

Don’t Hire Unlicensed Roofing Contractors

Don't Hire Unlicensed Roofing Contractors Why It Matters You hear advice all the time when you you’re looking for a roofing contractor in Arizona that you should never hire unlicensed roofing contractors to do your work. Whats the [...]

Should You Install a Foam Roof?

Should You Install a Foam Roof? It Insulates and Protects Usually, a polyurethane foam roof costs about equal to a Built Up Roof (BUR) with underlying insulation. However, foam roofs are unique because they are the only [...]

Get Your Roof Ready for Monsoon Storms

Get Your Roof Ready for Monsoon Storms Roof Inspection Services The monsoon season will quickly be upon us. When you’re outside your house, you’ll feel like you’re inside an oven. But the rain eventually comes and helps [...]

Roof Repair Insurance Claim Filing Tips

Roof Repair Insurance Claim Filing Tips Minimize The Hassle Discovering that you have serious damage to your roof can be stressful. Going through the insurance claim quagmire can require lots of contacts with insurance adjusters, roofing contractors, [...]

  • Pros and Cons of Shingle Roofs

Pros and Cons of Shingle Roofs

Pros and Cons of Shingle Roofs Shingle Roof Flexibility The flexibility of shingle roofing is demonstrated here in our diverse Arizona weather. Most cities in Arizona have warm and dry weather. In the major metro areas of [...]

Tips For Tile Roof Maintenance

Tips For Tile Roof Maintenance Schedule Annual Preventative Maintenance Its great to own your own home, but when you own a property you have to perform the dreaded word, maintenance.  However, if you schedule time annually for [...]

Hire The Right Roofing Contractor

Hire The Right Roofing Contractor Will The Work Be Guaranteed? When it comes time to hire a roofing contractor, it’s not always an easy process. It’s certainly very easy to get on the internet and look at [...]

6 Tips For Flat Roof Maintenance

6 Tips For Flat Roof Maintenance Don't Neglect It Some maintenance do’s and don't’s and basic rules for taking care of a flat roof are common sense.  You would be surprised what some flat roof owners do [...]

Advantages of Foam Roofing

Phoenix Foam Roofing Contractors Polyurethane spray foam roofing has been used for a long time, but has recently become much more popular. If your old roof needs to be replaced, switching to foam could make sense in a lot of [...]

Reasons Roofs Should Be Inspected

Reasons Roofs Should Be Inspected Roofs Are Like Tires We only think of them when there’s a problem, and we only replace them when we have to. But, when we do maintain them regularly, we can extend [...]

  • Shingle Roof Installation

10 Tips For a Shingle Roof Installation

10 Tips For a Shingle Roof Installation Protect Your Property There are many things to consider when making the decision to do a shingle roof installation on your home.  Your property in the interior of your home [...]

Choosing a Roof Installation Contractor

Choosing A Roof Installation Contractor It's A Big Investment A new roof is a big investment that typically can cost thousands of dollars. The materials you use will be a small portion of your investment. Most of it will [...]

Tips for Foam Roofing Maintenance

Tips for Foam Roofing Maintenance It Has Great Advantages A Tight Waterproof Seal Superior Insulation Qualities Very Durable Environmentally Friendly It Is Attractive More than likely it was the advantages that convinced you [...]

How Much is a Tile Roof Installation?

How Much is a Tile Roof Installation? Tile Roofs are a Quality Choice A tile roof adds a rich and elegant look to any residence, while giving it a durable, fire-safe protective layer that is also resistant [...]

What’s the Average Roof Repair Cost?

What's the Average Roof Repair Cost? Compare Prices Got a roof that needs some restoration love, but trying to figure out how much it’s going to cost before you make a decision? Most roofing contractors offer free estimates. [...]

What Type of Roof Will You Choose?

What Type of Roof Will You Choose? Explore The Options If you have just acquired a new home in Arizona, you may be wondering what type of roof installation you should choose for your property. While it is [...]

What Causes Roof Leaks?

What Causes Roof Leaks? Help Your Roofer Help You If you have water coming into your property, you have a leak and need roof leak repair. There are a lot of reasons that a roof might begin [...]

Who Is Your Roofing Contractor?

Unscrupulous roofing companies are everywhere; there may be some near you or your area as well. If you are planning to replace your existing roof with a new one or want to fix your damaged roof, you'll definitely need to [...]

3 Main Types of Roof Installation in Arizona

3 Main Types of Roof Installation in Arizona Understand the Options Its hot in Phoenix, which means you need to take a lot of things into consideration when deciding what to do when considering the types of [...]

Tips Everyone Should Know from a Roofing Contractor

Like most other homeowners, you may not worry much about roofing. However, you need to know that your roof is there to protect you and your home as well. This article is not going to teach you all that there [...]

Determining If You Need a New Roof

Determining If You Need a New Roof A New Roof Can Be An Expensive Investment When it comes to determining if you need a new roof, there is a lot to think about and consider. Often homeowners [...]

Curb Appeal And Roof Installation

Curb Appeal And Roof Installation First Impressions When it comes to first impressions you only get one chance; that is why it's called the first. Your homes first impression comes from its curb appeal and your roof [...]

Keep Your Roof Ventilated

Keep Your Roof Ventilated Proper Ventilation is Key To help keep your roof healthy, proper ventilation is key. Proper ventilation extends the life of your materials, and keeps them cooler in the heat of the summer and [...]

How To Handle Emergency Roof Repair

How To Handle Emergency Roof Repair After the Storm Would you know what to do if a tree fell on your roof in the middle of one of our violent monsoon storms? You depend on your roof [...]

Common Problems With Tile Roofs

Common Problems With Tile Roofs Durable, Long Lasting and Stylish Tile roofs are beautiful. They’re durable, long lasting and offer southwest style to any home. But they develop problems just like any other type of roof.  Like most [...]

Questions For Your Roofing Contractor

Questions For Your Roofing Contractor Hire The Right Roofing Contractor The roof on your home and business is a significant investment. You need to learn as much information as possible about any roofing contractors you hire to [...]

Watch Out For Roofing Scams

Watch Out For Roofing Scams Look for Proper Insurance and Credentials When Hiring a Roofing Contractor When Summer is here and the monsoon season approaches, Arizona residents need to be wary of the many roofing scammers that [...]

Roofer’s Insurance is Important

Roof Repair Estimates When you're doing your due diligence and research into the right roofing company for your job, whether residential or commercial, make sure you make the roofer's insurance a part of your questioning. Hiring a company with inadequate [...]

Five Worst Enemies Of Your Roof

Five Worst Enemies Of Your Roof Know Why You Need A Pro Hiring the right roofing company can make a world of difference for your home or business. Knowing the worst enemies of your roof will help [...]

Get Your Roof Ready for Heat

Get Your Roof Ready for the Heat An Annual Summer Threat Is your roof ready for the heat?  Phoenix has a lot of wonderful attributes, but the searing Summer heat isn't one of them. Not only do [...]

Should You Use Tile or Shingles for Your Roof?

Should You Use Tile or Shingles for Your Roof? Arizona's Extreme Temperature Changes When you’re trying to decide which material is best for your new roof, there are several factors to consider. Here in Arizona we have [...]

What is the Lifespan of a New Roof?

What is the Lifespan of a New Roof? Know What To Expect Arizona’s extreme weather conditions can be harsh on your roof.  It is important to know what to expect regarding the lifespan of a new roof [...]

Replace or Repair Your Roof?

Replace or Repair Your Roof? Make An Intelligent Decision Your roof is made up of big, heavy materials that work together in creating a barrier to the elements for your home. When you have a problem with [...]

Do I Need a Phoenix Roofer?

Do I Need a Phoenix Roofer? Know When To Bring In The Experts Do-it-yourself projects are currently very popular, but you should know when you need a phoenix roofer.  Learn when it’s time to bring in the [...]

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