Shingle Sealants Bond Your Roof Together

With ever increasing performance expectations for asphalt shingles designed to withstand high winds and heavy rains, manufacturers have responded by producing increasingly higher-performing shingles. When properly installed, asphalt shingles are manufactured to bond securely to each other, forming an integrated roof-covering system designed to protect your home from the elements. What is the secret ingredient?…

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Shakes and Shingles – How to Make them Greener

Shakes and shingles are generally the most popular types of roofing materials, but without the right engineering, they’re also the least cool of the cool roofing options. Or, to be more precise, they’re the least reflective. And you want your roof to reflect, not collect, the heat. To improve the green qualities of these roofs, consumers…

When Is It A Good Time To Do Roof Coating?

This is not a recommended option for asphalt shingle roofs including most residential roofs. Roof coating applies to mostly commercial, flat or membrane roofs. There are some circumstances where roof coating is appropriate. Sometimes you can coat your roof instead of having to actually remove it and replace it with a new one. It can…