Shingles

Myths About Roof Repair (Demo)

Living in the Raleigh NC Durham NC research triangle we experience some severe weather. Our roofs take a serious beating every year from rain, wind, heat, and that relentless sun. Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. That is why it is important for you to have it repaired as soon as you notice a problem. There are a number of myths about roof repair Raleigh NC that stop people from getting it.

Myth: Your Roof Will Last Forever

Fact: A properly maintained roof will last a long time. However, your roof will need to be repaired and replaced at some point.

Myth: Roof Repair is Something That I can do on My Own

Fact: Many homeowners believe that if they have handyman skills, then it is okay for them to repair their own roofs. However, it is never a good idea to

Roof Inspection, Make It Routine. Call The Experts at Rain-Go Exteriors (Demo)

When Was Your Last Roof Inspection?

Roof Maintenance is essential to keeping a safe and functioning home. Since your roof covers and protects your entire home, it suffers some of the worse wear and tear over long periods of time. Even seemingly small problems with your roof left untreated could possibly spell disaster. Replacing your roof is second in cost only to your home itself. Therefore, having a simple and inexpensive roof inspection twice yearly, should be on top of every home owner’s list. As regular, simple, routine maintenance can make years, even a decades worth of difference for your roof. It is truly important to understand how to protect your investment by maintaining it and preventing damage that can severely affect your budget. This article will discuss some tips on how to protect and maintain your roof and tips on replacing it that will benefit your home and budget …

What Is Involved In Replacing Your Damaged Roof? (Demo)

When you are looking at a building, one of the first things you see is the roof. Keeping the roof in good condition will not only keep you but increases property value as well. If you have a damaged roof today’s market offers a wide variety of roofing options so it is not difficult to find something that will fulfill your requirements.

Types of Roofing

The main types of roofing Raleigh on today’s market are:

• Metal (this is available in sheets, shakes, shingles and tiles)

• Wood (shingles, shakes)

• Tile (clay or ceramic)

The type chosen will depend on the architecture of the building, the area in which you live and how much you want to spend. However, most people choose wood shingles or shakes. for more about Raleigh NC roofing, click here.

Types of Wood Shakes or Shingles

Both shakes and shingles are manufactured from …

Choosing the Right Shingles for Your Roof (Demo)

Your home needs a new roof, and this time you want to choose the very finest shingles that will last for years to come. There are several factors to consider when shopping for new shingles. First, talk to your neighbors about their roofs and notice if the shingles are marked with black streaks or stains, an indication of algae growth. If so, you should avoid that brand of shingle and the manufacturer.

At Rain-Go Exteriors, we carry the finest Atlas Pinnacle Pristine shingles. These shingles are treated with 3M Scotchgard Protector that will keep your roof looking like new for its entire lifetime. That’s well beyond the five to seven years for most other brands of shingles. In addition to the Scotchgard, Atlas shingles are embedded with copper-coated ceramic granules that prevent algae growth for the lifetime of the shingle. Each shingle is third-party laboratory tested to make sure the …