Stability is one of the qualities of a reliable gutter system. The primary job of gutters is to channel rainwater from the roof planes away from the foundation. Without proper support, any sections of your gutter system could sag and break away from your house completely, especially if your roof is prone to ice damming.
A well-designed roof is strong enough and thick enough to support the shingles that will be installed on it. The thickness of the roof mostly depends on the size of its rafters but other elements can also affect it. In today’s article, Valley Vista Construction, Inc, the top roofing contractor in our local area, discusses the factors that determine roof thickness.
Roofs are built not only to hold up well against the elements but also under various temporary and permanent loads. These loads are pushing both upward and downward. In today’s article, Valley Vista Construction, Inc, the top roofing contractor in our local area, discuss the different types of roofing loads.
Your roof is your home’s primary defense against severe weather. That’s why roofing materials are rated for resistance to wind, freezing and hail. Understanding these ratings will help you choose the best roof for your needs. In today’s post, Valley Vista Construction, Inc., the top roofing contractor in our local area, will explain what these ratings mean.
Tons of old roofing materials end up in a landfill each year. Fortunately, steps are being taken by roofing manufacturers and roofing contractors to reduce this waste. Asphalt shingles and other materials can be recycled and reused. The next time you replace your roof, ask your roofing contractor if they participate in a recycling program. Even if they say no, you can still reduce the impact of your roof replacement…. Continue Reading