By regularly inspecting your roof, not only will you be able to avoid the irritation of leaks, but you’ll also prolong the life of your roof. Despite this, many people don’t know how to inspect their roof in a way that’s both safe and effective. (more…)
There are different types of roofs you can have for your home, depending on the style you like and the affordability of roofing materials. Below are 11 different types of roofs you can take into consideration, and what conditions they are best used for. (more…)
Having a roof over one’s head is one of life’s most basic necessities, so it only makes sense that we ensure that our roofs are in good condition at all times. There are numerous factors that will affect the condition of your roof, and homeowners bear the responsibility of knowing when their roofing requires repair, and when it needs to be replaced entirely. (more…)
There’s no question about it, one of the strongest choices you can make when it’s time to put a roof on your new home is a slate roof. A slate roof that’s installed correctly and maintained with care will last more than a lifetime; slate roofing regularly lasts well over 100 years, and it makes your home look elegant and classy. Plus, whether they’re made from natural materials or composition roof materials, slate roof tiles are very green, and come in a wide range of designer options. And, not only do the natural colors of slate tiles look great, but they’re easy to paint, making them a good choice for the homeowner who wants a more diverse and customizable house. (more…)
Synthetic Roofing Tiles
Synthetic roofing materials have revolutionized the world of exterior design, and given the cost-oriented consumer a much wider range of options for building their dream home.
Synthetic, also known as composite roof materials, look every bit as attractive as naturally-derived roofing materials, but they often come at just a fraction of the cost. This means a lower cost of goods, and less concern over maintenance, repair, and replacement costs. Additionally, being comprised of synthetic materials, the composition roof is more eco-friendly. (more…)
A Closer Look at Roof Problems
At Authentic Restoration, we know roof problems can end up being troublesome as well as extremely costly if you allow them to worsen without seeking attention.
We’ll look today at some common roofing issues so you can arm yourself with a decent overview of the major snags likely to bring your roof to its knees. (more…)
So you’ve decided it’s time to put a new roof on your house. Or, maybe you’re building a new home and you’re trying to envision the perfect roof to put over the heads of your family. You’ve considered a myriad of options, and you’ve settled on a tried-and-true classic: an elegant wooden roof. Cedar shakes are some of the most stylish roofing materials you can find, and they’ve been a long standing tradition in residential construction all over the world. (more…)
According to the NOAA Severe Weather Database, there were over five thousand big hail storms in 2016 alone. And that is just cases where the storms were considered severe. If you live in an Indianapolis, you know that this is just a very small percentage of the total storms. (more…)
It’s that time of year again and the hail continues to fall in Cullman, AL. Property owners are reporting a lot of hail damage to both residential and commercial buildings in the area.
The Cullman County school district has cancelled classes due to the extent of damages caused the storm. For those of you that have lived in Cullman for a while, know that many years ago we had a similar storm that wreaked havoc on the town. (more…)
After a recent hail storm here in Birmingham, AL we recieved a bunch of calls from concerned homeowners. Many homeowners were unsure if their home’s had roof hail damage or not. Some noticed the Birmingham storm created dings on their siding as well as their cars, but were not able to see damage on their roof shingles! (more…)