Our homes can never have enough protection. The roof underlayment, mostly invisible to an onlooker, is an added barrier or cushion that is installed directly onto the roof deck as an extra layer of protection. It is applied before the shingles are installed.
While roof replacement can be done at any time of the year, it’s always a good idea to do it during spring. Here are some good reasons why.
Your gutters help protect your home from serious damage by directing rainwater away–but not when they’re already old and failing. Now is the best time to invest in gutter installation, a complicated project that will require careful planning. To ensure a smoother process, make sure to avoid some common mistakes. Thompson Roofing and Construction, your premier gutter and roofing contractor, lists some of them here. [Read more…]
Roofing systems sustain damage over time–after all, they are exposed to the harshest weather conditions all year round. The question, however, is how do you differentiate normal wear and tear to an actual roofing emergency? Thompson Roofing and Construction, your premier roofing and siding expert, answers that in this handy Q & A. [Read more…]
Back in the day, standing seam metal roofing was mainly used in commercial and agricultural structures. However, today, it’s growing more popular in residential properties. They aren’t only durable and aesthetically pleasing, but they are also beneficial to the environment. [Read more…]
Your roof is your property’s main defense against water infiltration, which can cause significant damage to your exterior and interior. By installing a water-shedding or water-resistant roof you can further increase your building or home’s protection against water damage.
Every house is unique. You may have spent a lot of time choosing the best material for your siding, the matching color for your walls, the complementing window type and more. Now, you need to consider your roofing valleys – should they be open or closed?
Let us talk about your gutter system at home. How often do you inspect them or get them checked by the experts? What about maintenance? Perhaps, you would agree that they play a huge role in keeping your roof safe and dry. A good gutter system can also help keep your siding in tiptop shape. That’s why it’s important not just to install any gutter system. Seamless gutters are the best choice. [Read more…]