Examining the Parts of a Roof

When you look at your roof, you may not realize that you’re looking at two separate pieces that come together to form it. Those two parts are the support and the outer layer. The outer layer is the weatherproofing your roof needs to withstand the elements. The support...

The Elements of Designing a Roof

Designing a roof has a lot of weight in how it holds up to everything from hail damage to shingle collapse to impacts during severe weather. While no roof is foolproof from damage, things can be done to help reduce the chance that your roof is damaged from wear and...

Residential Roofs vs. Commercial Roofs

There are two primary categories of roofs: Residential and commercial. Residential roofs are what you see when you look at a house, townhome or apartment complex. Commercial roofs are what you see when you looking at an office park, business or retail location....

What is a Flat Roof?

There are two types of primary roofs used throughout the United States: Slanted roofs and flat roofs. Slanted roofs are what you see on most homes, apartment complexes and live-in buildings. Flat roofs are what you see on most businesses, warehouses and commercial...

Roofing Contractors & Liability Insurance

Imagine this scenario: You’ve met with your roofing contractor. They arrived on time, were polite and informative, gave you a free inspection and estimate. They show you the certificates for installing the materials that you have chosen. Everything seems right and...

Dealing with Denver Wind Damage

Wind damage can destroy a roof. It’s no secret that a severe windstorm can cause thousands of dollars in damage to homes, apartments, vehicles and anything caught in its path. Even a few wind gusts are enough to blow shingles off a roof, send debris into a...