Types of Roof Vents and How They Help Your Home

types of roof vents

While your roof may seem like a simple structure at first, there’s a lot of complexity in how a roof functions. Many people don’t think about their roof vents and may not even know that they have a vent installed, but they’re essential to the correct functioning of your home. […]

Can I Install Metal Roofing Over Shingles?

Install Metal Roofing Over Shingles

When homeowners consider replacing a roof, one of the most important questions they face is whether they can install the new roof over the existing one. Do I Need to Remove the Shingles First? Technically, no. You can put a metal roof over a shingled one, and in some cases, […]

Problems with Clay and Concrete Roof Tiles

concrete roof problems

Tile is among the most common—and oldest—types of roofing material worldwide. Clay tile dates back to around 10,000 B.C. when archeologists say the Chinese first used tile roofs. Today, many older homes have clay and concrete tile roofs, but homeowners are increasingly turning to alternatives that are more affordable and […]

What is the Strongest Roof Truss Design?

roof trusses

The truss of the roof serves as its foundation, providing it both support and strength. Through the years, roofing technology has changed and today prefabricated trusses are used to provide a more robust framework. The truss is essential to the integrity of the roof and is a requirement of building […]

Mountain Brook, Alabama Homeowners Install Stunning Synthetic Cedar Shake Roof

Authentic Restoration is a Birmingham area roofing contractor that specializes in roofing and has expertise in all popular roof materials. Authentic Restoration is the Mountain Brook roofing contractor of choice where the demands for quality and service are high. If your roof has damage or if you are thinking about […]

State Farm Denies Request to Replace Roof in Carmel, Indiana

A client who hired us for a roof repair in Carmel, IN filed a claim with State Farm for wind damage to his roof. State Farm denied the request to replace the entire roof, paying to repair the damaged shingles instead. The shingles on our Customer’s roof are no longer in […]

Do I Need to Obtain a Building Permit for a New Roof?

Homeowners today are tackling more home improvement and repair projects on their own than ever before. This is because hardware stores rent tools and equipment, and online videos make it easy to fix virtually everything in a home. However, there are many reasons why it’s good to avoid DIY roofing […]

Best Restaurants in Indianapolis

Known as the Crossroads of America, Indianapolis reflects a variety of cultures and cuisines. Indianapolis is named as the most underrated food city in the United States. Many travelers complement the variety of dining options in Indy. Whatever you choose, you will feel the warmth of hospitality. That is what […]

The Top Things to Do in Indianapolis

Indianapolis attractions are plenty. The last few years the place has undergone major changes revitalizing the city alongside maintaining its good architectural design factors and historic culture. There have been many development projects that have given a new lease of development and exciting urban terrain features that include world-class dining […]

Famous People From Indianapolis

Indianapolis is the largest city in Indiana and the state capitol. It’s the 15th most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in the Midwest. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Over the years, Indianapolis has become the […]