Have you noticed the shift in the weather the past few days? It was 80 degrees over the weekend and now it is only reaching the 50s! Winter is definitely on its way. Now is the time to prepare your roof for the coming rain, hail, sleet, and snow to prevent possible leaks and water damage.
Below are five short videos from our friends at Roofmax. They go over five of the areas of your roof you should be concerned with: maintenance, dry rot, worn out shingles, and flashings.
A & H Roofing has been helping Colorado businesses with roof repairs and new roofing projects for more than 16 years. We can provide you with an estimate for your commercial roof project, whether large or small. As we work with your business, you can feel good knowing that we not only provide professional and workmanship-guaranteed service, we are also involved in your community. A & H Roofing is a proud contributor to many charities such as Toys for Tots and Coats for Children, and we donate a portion of all profits to a number of local charities in the Denver metro area.
Have you noticed all of the leaves on the ground and all over your front walkway or porch? With the autumn season in full swing, all the beautiful leaves are starting to fall off the trees. If you notice them on the ground or anywhere else other than on their branches, that means they are in your gutters, too. Now is the time to clean out your gutters and downspouts before they get too clogged up and before the winter snows come. Keeping your gutters clean will help prevent water damage to your roof. Here is a fantastic video produced by Lowe’s Home Improvement walking you through how to clean your gutters. If you have questions or need professional help, give us a call at A&H Roofing.
Cleaning gutters is an easy job to put off, but the longer you wait the worse it can get. Thoroughly cleaning your gutters every spring and fall will help keep them working like they’re supposed to. Debris can build up and cause damage to your downspouts and cause water damage to your roof. To clean out
Where in the U.S. can we find some of the best examples of energy efficient and wind resistant roofing?
Florida is a great place to look. Roofs in Florida – especially along the coast – must stand up to some very severe weather threats, including blazing sunlight and high winds from all-too-frequent hurricanes. There is even a High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) Section of the Florida Building Code.
The City of Miami takes things a step further and requires all new and re-roofing systems to include a solar-reflective cap sheet to reduce roof surface temperature and decrease the energy consumption of HVAC systems.
Here is a great article about how a local roofing company met the demands for energy efficient wind resistant roofing on an apartment complex re-roofing project with a new Multi-Ply Cool Roofing System. More specifically, they installed a CertainTeed multi-ply modified-bitumen roof with a Flintlastic® CoolStar® solar-reflective white cap sheet.