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
The last hail storm reported in Knoxville was in June of last year, with hailstones averaging at about an inch in diameter. While hail storm rates vary wildly throughout Tennessee, it still pays to get your roof ready and protected for when it comes.
Having trees near your home can create a beautiful atmosphere with the right landscaping. However, trees can also damage your home and make you consider roof replacement options early on if the tree is not taken care of properly.
Leaving your roofing project to professionals is a must, but hiring a disreputable contractor is a serious concern. In addition to experiencing a ton of stress, you might wind up spending a fortune if you work with an unreliable roofer.