With four layers of roofing that had to be torn off (1 layer of wood shake and 3 layers of asphalt shingles) and all new plywood (7/16″ OSB) since it was skip-sheeted underneath, this home was quite the project!
When it comes to buying a new architectural shingle for your roof, you’re left with many choices. Up here in the northwest there are 5 major brands you can choose from: GAF, Owens Corning, Pabco, IKO, and CertainTeed. So which is best? What’s the difference? Is one actually better than the other or are they […]
On your roof there are a number of materials used that hide beneath the surface and play a very important role in the roof’s ability to shed water and protect your home. One of these materials is starter shingle. Starter shingle should be installed around ALL edges of your roof. To meet code, technically it only needs to be installed on the […]