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Roofing Shingles Comparison: Three-Tab vs. Laminate

Roofing Shingles Comparison: Three-Tab vs. Laminate
Roofing shingles are all the same, right? Although it may have been true in the past, that statement is no longer accurate today. Advanced technology has given our industry some interesting options over the past few years, one of which is laminate shingles. As compared to traditional three-tab asphalt, this product offers some clear advantages that make it preferable for many homeowners. So which type of material is right for you? If you’re considering a new roof, you’ll have to learn a little more to determine the right answer. What Are Three-Tab Roofing Shingles? These are the as

In Utah, Energy Efficient Roofing Can Save Big Money

In Utah, Energy Efficient Roofing Can Save Big Money
Should you consider energy efficient roofing modifications for your Utah home? For many homeowners in the Intermountain West, replacing an older roof with new, energy efficient materials can substantially lower energy consumption – along with the corresponding bills. So-called “cool roofs” – previously only available for low-sloped roofs typically used in commercial applications – are now available for steeper sloped roofs used in most Utah residential designs. What Roofing Materials Are Considered Energy Efficient? Today, industry experts tell us that solar reflectance and

Single-Ply Membrane Commercial Roofing Systems: EPDM vs. TPO

single ply membrane commercial roofing systems
Single-ply membrane commercial roofing systems are designed to last and to overcome some of the most common problems associated with flat and minimally sloped commercial and industrial facility roofs. These products are also affordable and easy to install – as long as you choose a commercial roofing contractor who has the knowledge and experience to get the job done. Two of the most common types of single-ply membrane are ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) and thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO). Both offer a wealth of advantages and carry roughly about the same cost. So, w

Consider Using Metal Shingles for Your New Roof

metal shingles
Metal shingles are durable, cost-effective and virtually indestructible. They are also a dream to maintain, requiring nothing more than to be hosed down every few years or whenever debris accumulates on your roof. If it’s time to have a new roof installed on your current home, or if you’re in the process of building a new home, you’ll have to decide on the type of roofing materials you want to use. Before you make any decisions, take the time to learn more about the revolutionary product. What Are Metal Shingles? Although this material is pretty much exactly what it sounds like

Roof Repair Rip-Offs: Beware of These Common Scams

Roof Repair Rip-Offs
Licensed roof repair contractors in Utah provide high-quality, ethical services for their customers. Unfortunately, homeowners frequently fall victim to scam artists intent on stealing their hard-earned money. Roofing repair scams are on the rise in Utah. One of the easiest ways to detect a scam is if someone comes to your door or cold-calls you. Few (if any) ethical roofing contractors go door-to-door or makes calls to solicit business – so stay safe by politely declining to purchase roof repair services from anyone who approaches you. Being aware of common rip-offs and scams will he