Written by JBS Roofing

Why Do Roofs Leak?

  No matter what type of roof your home has, it will leak at some point in time if not maintained and cared for. Performing preventative maintenance or having annual inspections from a professional roofing contractor in Phoenix can ensure these leaks don’t lead to bigger issues. Below are some of the main reasons your roof might leak. Damaged Flashing Flashing is the thin metal pieces that are installed underneath the shingles of your roof. They are placed over the joints to create a barrier against moisture and prevent water damage inside your house. When flashing develops cracks from weather,…

Written by JBS Roofing

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 repairs or replacement. Hire a Professional While it may seem like a simple job, attic inspection is best left to a professional. No matter how long you have owned and lived in a home,…

Written by JBS Roofing

What is the Process if My Roof is Damaged?

Your roof is always exposed to the elements and can very easily become damaged from a passing storm at any time of the year. Aside from loose shingles, strong winds and hail can also wreak havoc on gutters, paint and doors. Leaks can form, forming mildew and causing damage to the inside of your house. If you are having trouble with your roof, call an experienced roofing company for a consultation. If there is damage, the company can help you with an insurance claim. This process happens in three important steps. Inspection After a storm, your first inclination may be…

Written by JBS Roofing

How to Inspect Your Roof

Your roof may look like a simple, layered surface. Overlapping tabs create a barrier to the elements. In reality, it’s an incredibly complex system that requires an inspection at least once a year. Homeowners should be proactive about their role when it comes to inspections. You can hop up to the roof’s surface and look around. Accompany your evaluations with professional inspections for a roof that lasts many decades. Getting Above it All It’s possible to inspect your roof from the curb by using some binoculars. However, the best way to see every issue is by venturing to the roof’s…

Written by JBS Roofing

Signs Your Roof Might Need New Asphalt Shingles

Homeowners are advised to inspect their roof at least twice a year. This may seem as though it is excessive, but it is extremely important. If you spot a problem early, then you may be able to prevent your roofing system from failing. Roofing inspections before monsoon season are the most important for preventative maintenance. The heavy rain can cause serious damage to your roof and structure of your home. Inspections are also important after the winter months. The moisture and temperature changes that occur during the winter months can cause your roof materials to expand and contract, which can…

Written by JBS Roofing

Benefits of Repairing Your Roof in Summer

Your roof is obviously one of the most important parts of your house, which makes it essential that you regularly have it inspected and maintained to ensure it remains in good condition. Of course, it is inevitable that your roof will need to undergo at least some repairs over time and there will eventually come a time when every roof needs to be replaced. In this sense, summer is by far the best time to have any necessary Phoenix roofing work done as it enables you to take advantage of all of the following benefits. Cheaper, Easier and Quicker There…

Written by JBS Roofing

Roof Tune-Up Signs

Roofing Systems and Routine Maintenance Sessions You should always take your roofing needs seriously. A good roof can keep your property comfortable and safe for decades at a time. If you want to make sure your home always feels 100 percent comfortable and pleasant, you need to make sure its roof is always in A+ shape. Routine professional tune-up sessions can do a lot for people who care about the condition of their roofs. If you want to maintain a roof that’s effective and problem-free for a long time, you should learn how to identify roof repair signs that suggest…

Written by JBS Roofing

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind Roofing Syndrome Cures

A roof of a home or business is like oil and lubricants are to an automobile, and if regular Commercial Roof Maintenance goes unattended, significant damage occurs. However, the “Out of sight, out of mind” approach to roofs has remedies neatly tucked into a simple management plan. A fundamental knowledge of the parts of a roof helps you understand what does and does not need attention. Let’s consider the simple construction of the most important parts of any roofed structure. Properly Fitted Flashing Usually made of copper, steel, or a galvanized alloy, the flashing goes around the base of vent pipes, skylights,…

Written by JBS Roofing

Improve the Comfort of Your Home by Picking the Right Type of Attic Insulation

Insulating systems are designed to reduce movement of heat, control moisture, and to enable proper ventilation. A poorly insulated home isn’t only an energy hog, but also an uncomfortable place to live. The attic is an important home insulator, and it can help greatly in controlling long-term energy utility expenses. It is estimated that a well-insulated house can reduce energy bills by more than $600 yearly. The main trick is determining how much attic insulation you need and the best material to use. Do You Need More Attic Insulation? In case you or your contractor at JBS Roofing note that…

Written by JBS Roofing

After the Monsoon – Be Aware of Storm Chasing Roofers

The United States experiences all types of weather extremes, such as the extreme beauty of a sunset on a clear night, extreme heat, tornados, thunderstorms, hurricanes, extreme dryness and extreme rain. The extreme weather that we experience in Phoenix, Arizona, is the monsoon season when the wind and rain can wreak havoc roofing materials. For example, the annual rain in Arizona is 12.5 inches a year and nearly half of Arizona counties receive half of their rainfall in the monsoon months that run mid-June through mid-August. Every year during the monsoon season, the local news spreads information on the areas…

1 2