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Protection from the Top: The Importance of Commercial Roof Cover Maintenance and Repair

The roof is a commercial building’s first line of defense from natural hazards such as wind, rain, fire, hail, ice, snow, and extreme heat. It is also the most vulnerable part of your building. Every day, your roof is exposed to weather and other elements that may contribute to decay and deterioration, increasing the risk…

What are Roof Shingles?

Roof shingles consist of a series of individual overlapping components, that when laid together in rows (or courses) – starting at the bottom edge of a roof – form a barrier designed to repel water, snow, and ice. Roof shingles are installed in such a fashion that each seam or joint is overlapped by a shingle…

Facts and Myths About Asphalt Roofing Shingles

An asphalt shingle roof is a valuable part of your home. It shields you, your family and your possessions from the elements. But many homeowners don’t know much about shingles, and, in fact, very few homeowners ever touch or handle an asphalt shingle. In many ways, shingles are a bit of a mystery material. So, in…

Top 10 Benefits of Asphalt Roofing Shingles

With versatility, design, safety and wind-rating benefits, we explore how and why asphalt roofing shingles are an excellent choice for quality, with some specifics on Roofs Direct Roofing shingles. Who better to highlight the top 10 best features and benefits of asphalt roofing shingles than the Roofs Direct residential sales team? They came up with…

How to Choose Good Quality Roofing Materials

Updating your existing roof allows you to add value to your home and communicate your home’s look and feel. While roof framing, preparation, and proper installation are always important, the material you choose for your roof can bring the exterior of your home to the next level. When choosing roofing materials, consider the following questions.…