Roofing Terminology

These are some of the most common roofing terms ASPHALT A bituminous waterproofing agent applied to roofing materials during manufacturing. BACK SURFACING Fine mineral matter applied to the back side of shingles to keep them from sticking. BASE FLASHING That portion of the flashing attached to or

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Dry Rot

Dry Rot  Dry rot, wet rot, damaged or rotted wood or plywood is one the biggest concerns and threats to wood structures here in America, I have run into some scary and tough situations and this is why I decided to write this article.  A couple of weeks

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The mistake of hiring the wrong roofing contractor

I have come across this problem much too often: "The mistake of hiring the wrong roofing contractor"            About 6 months ago I went to do a roof estimate for a homeowner that had a 30 year roofing system installed about 7 years prior.

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