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With all the recent snowfall, now may be a good time to get your roof checked out for possible damage or leaks. The last thing you want is for a weak roof to make for a leaky spring or summer! A & H Roofing has been in business since 1998, and we are your local roofing experts in the Denver metro area. Give us a call today at 303.659.8088 or get an estimate for work you think may need to be done to your roof. We also do gutters and siding!
With more than 30 years of experience, A & H Roofing serves the Brighton and Denver, Colorado metro areas and surrounding communities. We offer residential and commercial roofing and gutters and handle all types of roofing projects; no job is too big or too small for us. Our services include, but are not limited to:
• New roofs
• Composition, shake, modified and designer metal shingles
• Gutters and downspouts
• Roofing certification
Take a moment to visit our informative website above this profile for a full listing of our services.
We are dedicated to providing quality you can count on at prices you can afford. We offer a 5 year workmanship guarantee, and work with all insurance companies. So, call us today and get a free estimate.
We offer affordable prices and a five year workmanship guarantee. Call us today for all your roofing, siding and window needs!
Here’s a litte fun for your weekday: 5 amazing roofs from across the world.
Imagine having a pool or a garden on top of your roof. Sure beats thatch and mud!
After you’ve enjoyed this post, give us a call at A & H Roofing for all your roofing needs (we do gutters and siding, too): 303.659.8088.
In Colorado it’s hard to predict what weather your roof will have to endure from one day to the next. We’ve got it all - from hail, sleet and snow to blazing sunlight – sometimes all in one day!
Filing an Insurance Claim:
1. LOCATE YOUR POLICY
Locate your homeowners insurance and policy number.
Claim Number (write it down)
Rain. Snow. Wind. Sun. Salt. It’s a wonder that some things last as long as they do with all the weather variances we face. The roof is the important building component when it comes to weather protection and is the one thing that significantly protects the investment of the owner, by protecting the structure. Maintenance-free roofing systems do not exist, because all types of roofs require a certain amount of attention.
If you haven’t already done so, now is the perfect time to start an annual maintenance program. The importance is obvious – to extend the service life of the existing roof system. You want to catch problems early or even before they occur. Comprehensive repairs not only make the roof last longer, but also provide cost savings to the facility’s owner.
Walk the perimeter of the building to ensure that any unsecured objects, such as trash cans, signs, tree limbs, and loose building materials cannot become airborne projectiles during high winds. Trees should have all dead or broken branches removed and should be trimmed away from the building to prevent possible fires or damage to the roof.
Roof edge details should be checked to ensure that they are tight fitting and properly sealed. Corners of the building are the most susceptible to wind and rain damage. Immediately fix anything that lacks integrity.
All debris and loose materials should be removed from the roof. Leaf grates, if part of the roofing system, should be cleaned and secured in a manner that keeps them in place. Make sure there is no blockage of any kind in drainage areas. Look for cracks or leaking on all areas of the roof and repair as needed.
Check all sealants on penetrations and terminations. All roof mounted equipment (HVAC units, satellite dishes, antennas, duct work, etc.) should be secured in a manner which will not allow movement. If it can be moved by hand it will become displaced in a storm or with wind. All service panel doors should be inspected to ensure that they are properly fastened. Any missing fasteners should be replaced.
A thorough maintenance program will address problems at their initial stage, minimizing or eliminating damage to interior furnishings, equipment, building materials and finishes. In this way, building owners avoid expenditures and preserve their investment, from top to bottom.
Source: The World’s Best Roofing Blog
Our mild fall/winter so far has given us some extra time to get our gutters cleaned! Now’s the time to get this pesky household chore taken care of, before the snow starts falling in earnest. Call A & H Roofing to come clean your gutters for you. We are affordable and trustworthy. Wouldn’t it feel great to get that “to-do” crossed off your list? Call us at 303.659.8088. We service the entire Front Range area.
Here are a few reasons WHY you should clean your gutters at least twice a year:
“Over time, organic muck builds up in rain gutters, creating a prime growing area for all kinds of things. Some gutters can become so built up with debris that small trees and ferns actually take root in the gutter muck. Gutters should be cleaned at least twice a year for this reason. Ignoring the task can create numerous problems, such as rotted fascia boards, water damage to the sides and roof of your home, and even foundation problems. To cut down the amount of debris you’ll have to clean out, make sure there are no trees or tall shrubs arching over the house. You will have less to clear out when you do clean the gutters. This can also help keep moss and ferns from growing in there as well.” (Source: http://www.professorshouse.com/Your-Home/Cleaning/General/Articles/Why-Should-you-Clean-your-Outdoor-Gutters/)
If you are a resident of Denver or any one of Denver’s surrounding cities, including Parker, Highlands Ranch, Thornton, Westminster, or Arvada, A & H Roofing is your local roofing expert.
What does being an EXPERT mean, exactly?
It means we have been in business since 1998. Prior to that, each of our founders, Tom Herman and Mike Aberle, had a long history in roofing. In fact, Tom Herman comes from a long line of family-owned roofing businesses. His father and all of his father’s brothers have owned their own roofing companies for years. You could say he grew up in the business.
It means we have our own in-house inspector for quality control along with the City and County inspector to insure the best quality job.
It also means all our crew leaders have been with the company for a minimum of five years. This guarantees quality of installation and assures that employees are not being trained on the job. We do not hire new installers when busy – we keep the same quality installers busy and loyal all year long.
Call us today at 303.659.8088 for all of your roofing, hail damage, gutter, and siding needs!
The first snowfall is fast approaching! Time to make sure your home is winterized. Follow these simple tips from eHow.com and your house will be in tip top shape for the extreme conditions coming soon…
It’s been raining and raining here in Colorado, from Denver to Westminster, Castle Rock to Boulder, and everywhere in between. At A & H Roofing we know that rain can mean leaks which can be devastating to your house. Even small leaks can cause massive water damage to the interior of your home. A solid, leak-proof roof is your first defense against thousands of dollars in damage. So checking your roof for leaks is essential to the protection of your home.
Finding a leak can be the trickiest part of fixing it, though. This is because often where you see the water coming out is not necessarily where the water is coming in. There is the actual location, where the water is seeping through your roof, and the apparent location, where you see the water splashing around in your house. To find the actual location, if you have an attic, the easiest way to spot the leak is to go up there on a rainy day with a flashlight and look around; the water will reflect light.
If you don’t have an attic or just can’t find the source of the leak in yours, you can check several places for problems with moisture or damage:
- Boots, the rubber seals that are around the electric service and plumbing vent pipes, air vents, and exhaust fan flashing
- Ridge cap
- Gaskets around pipes
- Gutters and downspouts
- Dormer valleys
You may not know what some of those things are or be able to reach them. That is where we come in. A & H Roofing can do a quick inspection of all those areas plus your attic and any other places we, in our decades of experience, have seen water sneak in. Not only can we detect your leak but we can also fix it quickly and often for a fraction of the price you would pay elsewhere.
Give us a call and let us help keep you and your roof safe and dry.
We spend a lot of money to buy our cars, as proved by our monthly payment, and cars are essential to our daily life functions. As much care as we take of our cars they are, in fact, only the third biggest purchase most people will make in their lives. Surprisingly, the second largest purchase people make is a little more abstract: education. The largest purchase we will ever make in our lives, you have probably guessed by now, is our house.
With all the fuss and attention people pay to their cars, which rank third on the payment list, it is a wonder that property maintenance can sometimes be overlooked; especially when you consider that a house is an appreciating asset, while a car is a depreciating one.
If you are one of those homeowners who rightly puts house maintenance number one, then A & H Roofing is for you.
Home ownership is a wonderful road to wealth and security but a road full of challenges. With a little guidance we can get you and your roof there in one piece. Call us today come inspect your roof for hail or wind damage or just to make sure you are ready for the coming winter months.
Green, green, green – it’s all the talk these days and why shouldn’t it be? This world is the legacy we leave to our children and grandchildren and so why not keep it beautiful and clean?
We often think about recycling cans and papers, and even our old clothing, but have you ever considered your roof something to be re-used? After all, asphalt shingles alone contribute 11 million tons of waste each year.
Recycled asphalt shingles can be used in a number of second life applications such as material for paving roads. Another application is as feedstock for coal boilers, an application which essentially kills two green birds with one stone: recycling and alternate fuel sources!
Asphalt shingle repurposing costs at least 20 percent less than landfill costs in most markets and is now available in 65 major markets across the United States. Although this is good news, there is still a way to go as there is a enormous need for more recycling facilities nationwide.
In fact, right here in Colorado, roofs to road programs have been piloted but are yet to get into full swing. But we can’t be too hard on ourselves, at least we are moving forward here in Colorado.
A & H Roofing will keep an eye on the emerging CO Roofs to Roads movement and keep you, our loyal customers, informed.
In the meantime, we are also here for all of you in the Denver, Westminster, Brighton and Castle Rock areas to help you keep your home protected and free of hail and wind damage to your roof, so hopefully you won’t have to worry about roof recycling any time soon. We are happy to come out and inspect your roof yearly to help you keep it in good shape, so give us a call today!
Well, one thing we have plenty of here in Colorado is sunshine. And while most of the time we think of the ever sunny climate as a perk of living in CO because it allows for us to do so many things all year, there are of course more “practical” benefits of our state’s penchant for brighter days. Solar energy is one of these.
Colorado has long been fertile ground for many alternative energy sources and solar power is no exception. That is why we here at A & H Roofing can’t wait to hear what the word on the street is about the new Dow Solar Shingles that hit a pilot market this last May.
Wind damage to roofing is a very real concern for Colorado homeowners. At A & H Roofing we know this because we have seen and dealt with it.
The reason wind damage occurs is because although asphalt shingles are designed to resist damage from wind, all asphalt shingle roofs will deteriorate with age, and may eventually become prone to damage from wind. However, wind damage sometimes occurs when it perhaps should not – when the winds responsible for the damage weren’t truly “severe,” yet they were nonetheless responsible for considerable loss.
In other cases, wind damage may be attributable to more valid winds, but the severity of the loss will be greatly exacerbated by pre-existing conditions or defects in materials and/or workmanship. Workmanship: a good reason to hire A & H Roofing. We are experienced roofers who do the job right the first time.
A question we hear at A & H Roofing frequently is: Will insurance cover wind damage? The answer is maybe.
For example, siding or shingles suffering damage because of old age would probably not be considered a listed “peril” of homeowners insurance. The same logic might prevail when discussing the falling of a tree during a storm. Because a storm is listed as a peril (meaning it’s unpredictable), you would most likely be covered for all the damage, as well as the removal of the fallen tree. However, some of these coverages may have limits. If you want to avoid any possible issues, then take action early on to make your home less risk-prone.
Like in football, the best defense against wind damage is a good offense. You can avoid wind damage from a pre-existing conditioning by having A & H Roofing come out and inspect your roof when you buy your house and/or once a year. So give us a call and have us set you up for a relatively wind damage-free future.
What is a roofing expert and are there any in or near Castle Rock? The answer is yes: A & H Roofing. We have over 30 years experience in the roofing industry. We never over commit ourselves so that we can assure customer satisfaction and quality workmanship; compare this to larger roofing companies with too many crews, who possibly accept too many jobs to give personal attention, and you will see what a difference trusting your roof to a small community-minded business will make.