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Most Common Roof Styles In Arizona

Common Arizona Roof Styles When it comes to roofing styles in Arizona, there’s much debate regarding the best material. One thing is for certain – it’s an interesting question considering the dry, relentless heat of the Arizona summer. Whenever you install a new roof, it’s critical to remember that Arizona homes face challenges not experienced in other states. When contacting a Phoenix roofing contractor, make sure you ask about the roofing styles that they install. Here are some of the most common roof styles in Arizona! Shingle Roofs Over the years, shingle roofing has probably risen above all the other…

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What Are Spray Foam Roofs In Arizona

Spray foam roofs are constructed by spraying a liquid material expanding into a foam. This means your roof will have a solid layer of foam across the entire surface. All damaged or saturated areas are removed, replaced with materials as similar as possible, then the top of your entire roof is sprayed. If you have not yet heard of spray foam roofs, this technology was developed during the 1960s for residential, commercial, and industrial use.  Separate containers are used to pump the two chemicals using high-pressure heated hoses directly into a mixing spray gun. Foam roofs are incredibly effective for…

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When is a Flat Roof Replacement Necessary?

At some point, even a well-maintained flat roof will need to be replaced. The most common issues that lead to replacement are roof uplift, standing water, weather exposure and age. Despite these factors, research suggests that up to 80 percent of roofs are replaced before it is necessary. This is why it is important to get your flat roof inspected by a professional roofing company to see if repair or recoating versus replacement is still an option. Signs a Flat Roof Needs Replacement If any of the following factors apply to your flat roof, it is time to think about replacement.…

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What are the Benefits of a Silicone Roofing System?

Maintaining the integrity of a commercial roof should always be a top priority. Whether it is multi-family housing or an office building, silicone roof coating provides years of leak-free functionality. It is applied in liquid form and comes in several colors with white being the most popular. The benefits it brings make it a good choice. Reduced Cost of Maintenance While rain and wind can cause damage over time, the sun is a roof’s biggest enemy. Extended exposure to ultraviolet rays can break down the structural integrity of a roof and eventually make it useless. Using a white silicone roof…

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3 Things That Are Involved in an Attic Inspection

Roof Ventilation: What’s Involved in an Attic Inspection? You may think that if the roof is not leaking and seems to be holding together, nothing is wrong. The reality is many small problems could be hidden away and ongoing, especially if the ventilation system is not working properly. This is why a thorough inspection of your roof and attic is very important before moving on to roof repairs or replacement. Hire a Roof Inspection Professional In Phoenix While it may seem like a simple job, attic inspection is best left to a professional. No matter how long you have owned…

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When to Choose Tapered Roof Insulation

Positive drainage, whether in new construction or applied in re-roofing jobs, is just plain good roofing practice. The goal of positive drainage is to reduce, if not eliminate, any standing water that results from what is called “ponding.” This effect is the result of a dead-level roof deck where there is no slope in the design to allow positive drainage. The drainage solution for a flat roof is the latest in modern materials that has produced a professional and effective system design for any project: Tapered Roof Insulation. Benefits of Using Tapered Roof Insulation There are advantages to using tapered…