Slate roofing is steadily becoming one of the most popular roofing materials in the country. However, that doesn’t mean you should dive headfirst into having one installed. In fact, most roofers don’t actually have much experience when it comes to slate roofs – to the point that uninformed roofing professionals will recommend a slate roof be replaced when it actually doesn’t need to be. With that in mind, it’s best that you learn as much as you can about this roofing material.
Roof shrinkage is a common problem among “rubber” roofing systems, such as EPDM and modified bitumen. Here’s an in-depth look at the causes of roof shrinkage and what can be done to fix it.
Roofing projects require a significant investment — particularly on projects that require in-depth repair work or a full roof replacement. Because of this, you need to be aware and quite critical of what’s in your roofing contract. Kidd-Luukko Corporation, one of the top roofers in our area, discusses what you should find in your roofing contract before you decide to work with a contractor.