Insulation is a necessity when it comes to commercial or residential roof installation. The primary objective of applying insulation on roofing systems involves the control of heat transfer, which affects your roof’s R-value.
There are several reasons to like a flat roof, but sometimes it might not be the best option for a residential property. Thankfully, a pitched residential roof replacement is an option you can consider. This is an operation where the original sloped roof is transitioned into a roof with a much higher pitch.
Did you know that by having adequate home insulation, you can save money in the long run? Throughout our years of service as professional roofing contractors, we’ve seen just how insulation has helped our customers save on their energy bills.
The underlayment is the thin membrane that goes onto your roof sheathing before the tiles are installed. Home roofing contractors use these all the time, except on special cases. That’s because the underlayment fulfills a variety of purposes that go toward protecting your roof. We’ve listed some of these here.
Some areas of your roof are more prone to leaks compared to other parts. It’s for this reason that these areas, including roof valleys and skylight perimeters, need to be fitted with roof flashing. In this post, your residential roof replacement company, Hometown Contractors Roofing, explains the basics of roof flashing.